Sharyn Dunn

Manager, Education and Advisory Services 
Sharyn has been with ADAQ for over ten years, working in our Education and Advisory Services Team. Sharyn is also the Manager of the ADAQ RTO, overseeing the delivery of training for Certificates III and IV in Dental Assisting. Sharyn has extensive practical experience in the Dental industry having worked in private practice as a Dental Assistant and then Practice Manager. Sharyn holds a Diploma of Quality Auditing, Diploma of Training and Assessment, Diploma of Practice Management, as well as Dental Assisting and sterilisation qualifications.

Lauren Agius

Education and Practice Advisor

Since beginning her career in the dental industry in 2008, Lauren has worked in various commercial enterprises and acquired extensive hands-on experience in all areas relevant to the dental practice. Lauren is based on the Gold Coast where she has spent many years as a Practice Manager and believes that a high performing team is key to a successful practice. In her current role, she is responsible for providing advice and assistance with infection control, documentation, practice management, radiation, accreditation and staff training including delivering formal Certificate III and Certificate IV Dental Assisting qualifications.


Davina Barker

Education and Practice Advisor 

Davina has spent 18 years at Queensland Health, with the last six years in management where she was responsible for dental assisting training, infection control procedures, sterilising processes and continuous quality improvement practices for accreditation. In her current role, Davina is responsible for delivery of Certificate III and Certificate IV Dental Assisting qualifications, providing advice and assistance with infection control, practice documentation, practice management, accreditation and infection control staff training.