Corporate publications

Annual Report 2012-13

ARENA’s first annual report was published on 25 October 2013. Our annual report provides information about ARENA’s achievements, governance and operational performance, and program performance. It also details other reportable matters, ARENA appointments and financial statements.

ARENA Annual Report 2012–13 | (PDF 2.5MB)

General Funding Strategy

ARENA’s General Funding Strategy outlines our principal objectives and priorities for the current and following two financial years. It is developed in consultation with renewable energy researchers and developers and is updated annually following approval by the Minister for Industry. The strategy provides the framework for the ARENA Investment Plan.

ARENA General Funding Strategy 2013-14 to 2015-16 (PDF 316KB) | (DOC 1.3MB)

Investment Plan

ARENA’s Investment Plan provides information about our initiatives and is updated as required during the term of the General Funding Strategy.

ARENA Investment Plan 2013-14 to 2015-16 (PDF 744KB) | (DOC 1.2MB)

ARENA legislation

ARENA was created by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency Act 2011 and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2011.

ARENA is an independent statutory authority established under the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997.

Reporting requirements

ARENA is required to publish on this website twice each year a list of file titles that have been created in the preceding six months. See the indexed list of ARENA files.

Freedom of Information

Enquiries about access to ARENA’s records under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1982 can be made to the FOI coordinator on +61 2 6243 7581 or by emailing

See also Freedom of Information.