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Renew Australia works with broader revitalisation and placemaking initiatives to bring towns and mainstreets to life.

We support communities and property owners in making their vacant shops, offices, and buildings available rent free or low cost to artists, creative projects, start-up businesses and community initiatives.

Check the videos below for more on our
projects and participants around Australia

Revitalising spaces

Renew Australia is a national social enterprise. Our goal is to create opportunities for artists, creatives, and social enterprises, and bring life and activity to streets and towns while doing so.

Our services include:
- Scoping and feasibility studies
- Managed Renew Australia projects
- DIY projects in our Affiliate program
- Consultant services

Our projects:
- promote community renewal,
- increase activity and foot-traffic,
- use specialised contracts and insurance,
- generate opportunities for creative and start-up businesses, not-for-profits, and social enterprises
- compliment, not compete with, local businesses and traders
- are all different - each Renew Project is tailored to needs of the street, precinct, town or city in which it is based

Renew Australia is an apolitical organisation. We’re not part of the government nor do we have an allegiance to any political party. We work alongside government departments and private sector entities such as:
- Economic Development departments,
- Arts and Cultural services,
- City Centre Management teams,
- Council Placemakers,
- Creative Placemakers
- Traders associations
- Property Developers
- Shopping Centres

Contact us

The Renew project allowed me to not only get back into the workforce whilst raising my kids but also enabled me to pursue a dream I thought was out of my reach!

- The Tiny Cactus, Renew the Far West
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2 weeks ago
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DanceRites, Australia’s national First Nations dance competition, is on this weekend at on Gadigal Country at the Opera House Forecourt.
Best of luck to Bernie and Simone of Yakal. our Renew Cairns participants, who have travelled down south to perform.

You can also catch the finals live streamed here >>> www.sydneyoperahouse.com/dancerites

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4 weeks ago
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Congratulations to Mr Macrame, Renew Fitzroy Street alumni, who is hitting goals and publishing a second, deluxe version of his Macramè Kit.

INCREDIBLE!

We're so proud of Pete and would love to talk more about him but must run immediately off to Target to purchase one.
www.target.com.au/p/craft-maker-modern-macrame-kit/67841028The cat is out the bag! 🫣🫣
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Check stories for a little unboxing of Volume 2. - A Deluxe version of the macramè kit!!
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I really really wouldn’t be here without your continued support so thank you to everyone who purchased Volume 1. Absolute legends.x🙏
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A huuuge thank you to book publisher’s Hinkler Pty Ltd love your work and the support you give to us little creatives out here!
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Volume 1 & 2 is now available in Target Australia Australia Wide!! 🤯🤯 GO GET IT!!! 🥰
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Link below. Thx luv u bi.x
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www.target.com.au/p/craft-maker-modern-macrame-kit/67841028
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#macrame #macramekit #macramediy #macramé #macramelove #macramè #bookpublishing
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Congratulations to Mr Macrame, Renew Fitzroy Street alumni,  who is hitting goals and publishing a second, deluxe version of his Macramè Kit.

INCREDIBLE!

Were so proud of Pete and would love to talk more about him but must run immediately off to Target to purchase one.
https://www.target.com.au/p/craft-maker-modern-macrame-kit/67841028

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Aw jeez thanks team Renew! And yessss, go get it 🧡🎯

1 month ago
Renew Australia

In the last week Renew Australia have had a wonderful time connecting with the creatives of Campbelltown and South West Sydney, and chatting about Renew on Q.

We had an in person session at Campbelltown Arts Centre and were joined by Bernice and Melinda from the City Marketing and Economy team at Campbelltown City Council, NSW. Presenting was Renew Australia CEO Angela Simons and Renew on Q project manager Sarah Wang.

We are loving the project and business ideas that are coming through in our Expression of Interest which is now open - wkf.ms/3pYy2uK

#renewonq #renewaustralia #lovemacarthur #campbelltown #macarthur
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In the last week Renew Australia have had a wonderful time connecting with the creatives of Campbelltown and South West Sydney, and chatting about Renew on Q.

We had an in person session at Campbelltown Arts Centre and were joined by Bernice and Melinda from the City Marketing and Economy team at Campbelltown City Council, NSW. Presenting was Renew Australia CEO Angela Simons and Renew on Q project manager Sarah Wang.

We are loving the project and business ideas that are coming through in our Expression of Interest which is now open - https://wkf.ms/3pYy2uK

#RenewOnQ #renewaustralia #lovemacarthur  #campbelltown #macarthurImage attachment

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