Consultation on proposed 2020/21 budget, fees and levies

Consultation on proposed 2020/21 budget, fees and levies 

The Dental Council is currently consulting on the 2020/21 draft budget, proposed APC fees and disciplinary levies and other fees for oral health practitioners. This consultation will close on 17 January 2020.

We have issued a consultation document and are seeking comments and views from our practitioners and stakeholders.

Your feedback is important and we encourage you to send us your submission by email to

Alternatively you can send us your feedback by post to Dental Council, PO Box 10-448, Wellington 6143, or fax 04 499 1668.

We will consider all submissions received with a view to making final decisions at the Council’s February 2020 meeting. Once approved by Council, the 2020/21 APC fee and disciplinary levy schedule will be published in the New Zealand Gazette.

Submissions will be published on our website as they are received and will record the submitter’s name and profession (for registered health practitioners). All other contact details will be removed. We will not publish any submissions containing derogatory or inflammatory content.                   

As this is a public consultation, "In confidence" information will only be accepted under special circumstances. Please contact us before submitting material in confidence. 

Please ensure we receive your submissions by or before 5pm, Friday 17 January 2020.

Please contact us if you have any queries about this consultation.

Submissions received