Become a Member & Benefit!

We are a community for individuals and organisations wanting to shape a better world for working animals. As a member, you will have access to industry-led continuing professional development opportunities, education on industry benefit from best practice and recognised standards, and access to collaboration and connection opportunities across Australia with other likeminded individuals.

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Our Membership Benefits

Our Members

We offer a range of membership types to accommodate people from all parts of the Working Animals community. You may be a current or prospective Assistance Animal handler, a student or professional animal trainer or allied health or other industry professional. We also offer membership to researchers, government and non-government bodies, and a variety of community stakeholders and interested parties.


Community and business members are encouraged to complete our free, accredited unit of study on Assistance Animal Public Access Rights leading to accreditation as an ‘Assistance Animal – Knowledge Assessed’ business premises. However, ‘Assistance Animal Friendly’ accreditation is available to all members for display on their website their physical premises.

We currently offer two different types of formal membership and one free introductory membership:

Introductory WAFA


Free / Annual
The perfect starting point for...

How to become a member?

Agree to the following terms and conditions

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    NEW Benefits, the Working Animal
    Federation of Australia aims to introduce:

    National free training on Assistance Animal public access rights

    Education and research across the industry

    Discounts on working animal courses, accreditations and products