Join the Australian peak body of the animal-assisted services sector and have your say on the future of this young and fast-growing sector.
The animal-assisted services sector is made up of a range of different professionals who have animals working alongside them as a key part of their service delivery:
Membership gives you access to the most comprehensive portal of information on the Australian animal-assisted services sector, training, accreditation, professional development, events, articles, research, National Conference, careers and more.
Animal Therapies Ltd (ATL) plays an important role in advancing the understanding, acceptance and accessibility of animal-assisted services for those in need. Your membership will support our registered health promotion charity in promoting the prevention and management of mental illness, disability and illness through animal-assisted services.
The sector is young and we see ATL’s role as being key in supporting its ethical and responsible growth to ensure that those in need can get the help they need. ATL fulfils a critical role within the animal-assisted services sector as will your involvement in the charity. The objectives of ATL include; but are not limited to:
All Membership is subject to:
Individuals are eligible for Ordinary Membership with ATL if they are not less than 18 years of age at the time of application and are a recipient or seeks to be a recipient of an animal-assisted service; or is a carer of a recipient or individual seeking to be a recipient of an animal-assisted service.
Individuals and organisations are eligible for Professional Membership with ATL whether if they provide or intend to provide animal-assisted services to the public.
Individuals are eligible for Affiliate Membership if they have an interest or involvement in the animal assisted services sector.
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*subject to approval