Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Alternative Technology Association Inc.
ABN
57533056318

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Yes
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
Other: ATAs MissionATA exists to connect, inspire and assist people to make sustainable choices in their homes and communities.ATAs VisionCommunities which grow and prosper in balance with natural ecosystems, living sustainably through the improved use of technology and practices to better manage our natural resources.
Basic Religious Charity
No
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Environmental activities
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Research
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Alternative Technology Association (ATA) is a not-for-profit organisation that exists to connect, inspire and assist people to make sustainable choices in their homes and communities. Established in 1980, the ATA provides expert, independent advice on sustainable solutions for the home to households, government and industry.The ATA has more than 5000 members across Australia walking the talk in their own homes. 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.The ATA influences government policy by drawing on our technical expertise and members experiences. The ATA 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.The ATA publishes two market-leading sustainable living magazines, Sanctuary: modern green homes and ReNew: technology for a sustainable future. The magazines have a combined readership of over 120,000.The ATA has 13 active branches across Australia that meet regularly, holding informative seminars and workshops, sustainable house tours and attending fairs and events. We also provide an online and phone advice service for members.For more details please see our annual report http://www.ata.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ata_annual_report_2013.pdf
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • General community within Australia
  • Other
    • Our activities are focused towards the general public to help make more sustainable choices in their homes and communities to help reduce the impact of climate change. Therefore indirectly our beneficiaries are the entire planets population not just one individual beneficiary group!

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 14
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Volunteers: 50
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • TLS

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
Victoria

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.