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About Renew

Renew is a national, not-for-profit organisation that inspires, enables and advocates for people to live sustainably in their homes and communities.

About us

Renew (Alternative Technology Association (ATA) trading as Renew) is a national, not-for-profit organisation that inspires, enables and advocates for people to live sustainably in their homes and communities. Established in 1980, Renew provides expert, independent advice on sustainable solutions for the home to households, government and industry.

We have helped thousands of households save money and reduce their environmental footprint with information on energy efficiency, solar power, rainwater tanks, materials reuse and waste.

Renew engages with more than 250,000 people each year around Australia and beyond. We work with more than 6700 members in a network of 14 active branches throughout the country. Our community of climate change action includes readers of our two market-leading sustainability magazines ReNew and Sanctuary, attendants at our Speed Date a Sustainability Expert, EV Expo and Sustainable House Day events, users of our online information and calculators, people contacting our advice service, and our research and advocacy partners.

Renew advocates in government and industry arenas for easy access to sustainable solutions as well as continual improvement of the technology, information and products needed to change the way we live. Renew also provides consultancy services based on our technical expertise in energy, water and communications.

More information

Annual Report

Hear about our impact and achievements for 2016/17 to inspire, enable and advocate for people to live sustainably in their homes and communities.

Strategic Plan

Our Strategy Framework 2025 sets out our vision and plan to expand our reach and impact to make sustainable living affordable and accessible to all Australians.
Our Governance

Our Governance

Alternative Technology Association trading as Renew, is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission. We are also endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and as a Tax Concession Charity (TCC). Alternative Technology Association trading as Renew is an Incorporated Association under the Victorian Associations Incorporation Act 1981.

Our ABN is 575 330 563 18.