Membership

ACTS member institutions include universities, TAFEs and polytechnics throughout the Australasia region (Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea and neighbouring Pacific Islands).

Members benefits

ACTS member institutions include universities, TAFEs and polytechnics throughout the Australasia region (Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea and neighbouring Pacific Islands). Institutional membership with ACTS provides a suite of member-only benefits for all current faculty, staff and student of the institution, including but not limited to:

  • Access to the members-only web content, including comprehensive resources.

  • Access to the EAUC (a UK based association) and AASHE (a USA based association) member resources – as part of an exclusive international collaboration.

  • Free member access to our popular webinars.

  • Access to the LiFE Index guidelines, a comprehensive performance management and improvement system.

  • Exclusive member access to Sustainability Contacts –a unique online database of key sector relevant sustainability professionals and experts.

  • Publicity of your institution’s sustainability achievements, including the member Spotlight.

  • Member discounts for to the annual International ACTS Conference.

  • Eligibility for the ACTS Scholarships.

  • Member discounts for institutional Green Impact packages.

  • Member only eligibility to the ACTS Awards of Excellence as part of the Green Gown Awards Australasia.

  • In partnership with AASHE, member discounts and exclusive support for the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

  • In partnership with ISSP, member discounts ISSP courses and certification exams for ACTS members.

  • Access to ACTS regional events, including professional development and networking.

  • Exclusive discounts and opportunities on sustainable products and service from our corporate members and sponsors.

  • Receive a Member report card for you to promote throughout your institution.

An example of a member’s report card

ACTS Members report card example

Example of a Member report card front – 2017 University of Tasmania

ACTS Members report card example

Example of a Member report card back – 2017 University of Tasmania

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Membership types

Institutional membership

Institutional

Institutional membership connects Universities, TAFEs and Polytechnics in Australia and New Zealand who are working to create a sustainable future. ACTS provides the opportunity for individuals, teams and whole institutions to share both problems and solutions among a wide network of peers within the sector. We utilise case studies, interactive forums and networking opportunities to facilitate the collaborative sharing of sustainability knowledge and opportunities.

Any student or staff member of a member institution can register on our website to access a suite of member-only benefits.

EFTSL (Equivalent Full Time Student Load).

ACTS collects annual fees from Institutional Members on a sliding scale structure to ensure maximum representation of the tertiary sector within Australasia.

Australasian Universities

0 – 19,999

$110000yearly

> 20,000

$127500yearly

Australasian TAFES/Polytechnics

0 – 9,999

$75000yearly

10,000 – 19,999

$101000yearly

> 20,000

$105000yearly

Affiliate

This connects your organisation with sustainability professionals throughout the Australasian tertiary education sector.

Non-institutional

Affiliate

$82500yearly

NFP Affiliate

$38500yearly

Corporate

Provides opportunities for your company or business to connect with a diverse and inspired community of consumers, including our institutional financial members, and enhance your presence in the Australasian tertiary education sector.

Non-institutional

Corporate

$165000yearly

Sole Trader

$82500yearly
University of Melbourne

Member directory

Membership is open to Tertiary Education institutions in Australia and New Zealand, corporations, businesses, government and non-government organisations. We run projects in over 30 countries in 5 continents.

Foundation members

The founding institutional members of ACTS have been instrumental partners in the development of the association:

Current members

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Current number of institutions signed up

Affiliate members

ISSP reversed logo

The ISSP is the world’s leading professional association of sustainability professionals. They work to make sustainability standard practice through empowering professionals to advance sustainability in organizations and communities around the globe. As a professional association, ISSP improves the skills of sustainability practitioners through ISSP Sustainability Professional Certification, education, knowledge sharing, research, and professional credentials.