Green Roofs Australasia (GRA)

Green Roofs Australasia - incorporating Australia and New Zealand - is the peak body promoting green roofs, living walls and green facades for urban development.

As Founding Members of the World Green Infrastructure Network (WGIN), GRA is a portal to the global industry through associations with 22 other member countries from the UK to NZ.

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORY FEES

Students $30
Individual $50 / Sole Trader $70
Business (< 10 staff) $200 / (>10 staff) $400
Council / Corporate / Institution $600
Capital City Council $800

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

Green Roofs Australasia (GRA) is NFP and the peak body in Australasia providing the industry with a one-stop portal to the latest information, research, technology, events, industry news, recent projects, conference discounts and international social networking.

Our members’ website provides everything for professionals, manufacturers, academia, students and the general community.

GRA WEBSITE SPONSORSHIP(info@GRAUS.com.au)

The GRA website is the first stop for many construction professionals specifying a green roof/living wall or green facade. GRA sponsors are branded on the Homepage with web-links and comprehensive company profiles on products and services.

Sponsorship Levels (pa) | Diamond $3000 | Gold $2000 | Silver $1000

GRA BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND IMAGE GALLERY

The GRA website provides a Business Directory for all associated Designers, Architects, Landscape Architects, Landscapers, and other related trades.

The Image Gallery is an opportunity for Members to showcase projects and provide product and design information to the Industry.

Business Listing is available with GRA annual membership.

GRA NATIONAL CONFERENCES

Since 2007 GRA has held National Conferences with leading global keynote speakers, green case study tours, and an inclusive Expo to showcase best practice products for Green Roof/Living Wall and Green Facade applications.

GRA Conference Expos are an excellent opportunity to showcase related products in waterproofing technology, plant supplies, grow media, stormwater technology, and landscape supplies required for all Green Infrastructure projects. Join this expanding industry at our next National Conference.

MISSION STATEMENT

“To increase the awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs/walls and other forms of living architecture through education, advocacy, professional development and celebrations of excellence”.

Green Roofs Australasia’s mission is to support the rapidly growing Green Roof industry in Australasia, increasing the awareness of the tangible economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs and walls, and to advance and support the industry via research, development and education.

To achieve this, GRA:

  • Educates the general public on the benefits of green roofs and walls
  • Develops professional education programs to support excellence in the Australasian Green Roof industry
  • Ensures the provision and exchange of international information
  • Supports the promotion of the Horticulture Industry in Australia

BENEFITS

Green roofs and walls are an investment that provides a significant number of social, environmental and economic benefits of both a public and private nature.

Benefits include:

  • Increased energy efficiency (cooling in the summer and insulation in winter)
  • Reducing the ‘urban heat island effect’ – the overheating of cities
  • Sequesters carbon
  • Sound insulation
  • Additional amenity space
  • Air cleaning
  • Stormwater management
  • Biodiversity preservation and habitat creation
  • Enhance Biophilia

This industry is rapidly expanding through Australasia, supported by innovative technology, best practice and new research data that is opening debate on current planning policy.

SPECIFIC AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT

  • National Accreditation and Training Courses
  • Australian Industry Best Practice Code
  • Coordinated advocacy with affiliated associations
  • Research stakeholder support

FURTHER CONTACT AND INFORMATION

General Inquiries | info@GRAUS.com.au
President | Matthew Dillon
president@GRAUS.com.au
Secretary | Zoe Cooper
zoe@GRAUS.com.au
Tanya Excell | tanya@graus.com.au
Kirsty Ruddick | kirsty@graus.com.au
Robert Griffith | robert@graus.com.au
Ruzika Mohorko | qld@graus.com.au