ARVA advocates for the safety & recognition of LGBTQIA+ people.
ARVA were the first Australian organisation to sign onto the Gender Identity Bill Of Rights (GIBOR) in the veterinary workplace.
We survey LGBTQIA+
demographics and offer insights to the challenges faced by Rainbow vets in the veterinary profession in Australia.
Our Members Say
"My partner and I had our graduation today. Two baby LGBT+ new grad vets stepping out into the world"
- Dr Charlotte DVM, (they/them)
Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional lands on which we live and work, respecting their Indigenous connection to land, sea and community.
Sovereignty was never ceded. Always was, always will be