Benefits of ARA Membership


Establish contact with fellow members to network with colleagues and others working in the areas of Rheumatology.

Awards, Fellowships and Scholarships

  • Research Scholarships for Members who wish to pursue a career in rheumatology research.
  • Travelling Fellowships to local and major international meetings.

Members online

The Members Area exclusive online content for members only:

  • Free access to numerous rheumatology-related online journals.
  • Access to the searchable "Members Directory" for locating and contacting other ARA members.
  • "Update My Record" form for keeping your details up-to-date with the Society
  • Online payment of your annual subscription fee.
  • ARA monthly e-newsletter communication to members. With breaking news, updates from the membership, upcoming meetings and positions vacant. It is the way to keep in touch with what is happening in the world of rheumatology.

ASM discount

  • Reduced registration to the ASM for all members.
  • Travelling Fellowships for presenting authors.


  • Education in the development of rheumatology diseases in Australia.
  • Attendance at monthly state meetings and national programs.
  • Representation and advocacy.
  • Access to special member logo to show you are a member of a prestigious organisation.
  • Opportunity to participate and contribute to the advancement of rheumatology.

Apply to join the ARA