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Dental therapy training school for Shellharbour



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PRESS STATEMENT BY THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH, DR D.N. EVERINGHAM

DENTAL THERAPY TRAINING SCHOOL FOR 3HELLHARB OUR <

A dental therapy training school is to be established at

Shellharbour, South of Sydney, with Australian Government funds.

The Minister for Health, Dr D.N. Everingham said today

he had approved a grant of $1,121,435 to the New South Wales

^iealth Commission for the project.

Dr Everingham said the school at Shellharbour would be

able to graduate 30 dental therapists a year for the Australian

School Dental Service. It is expected to be completed early

next year. : .

The Shellharbour school is the fourth dental therapy

training school to be established in New South Wales, the others

being at Newcastle, Westmead and Sylvania, Sydney,. The Australian ’ ■ ■. ■ · ■ ■ ■ ■ -· ■ ·. . ■

Government meets the total costs of establishing and operating the

^^chools. '

Canberra, August 15, 1974.

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