Business View Oceania | Volume 4, Issue 2

11 12 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2 BUSINESS VIEW OCEANIA VOLUME 4, ISSUE 2 Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) F ounded in 1973, the Australian Electric Vehicle Association (AEVA) is Australia’s peak body not-for-profit organisation for the electric vehicle sector, serving as a connection between all who hold a common interest in the industry. AEVA seeks to provide a platform on which social and technical communication, education and awareness, and research and development streams may come together to further the advancement of electric vehicles in Australia. AEVA’s primary benefits to members include information and resource distribution, networking opportunities, public education, peak organisation representation, promotion of national consistency, formal submissions to government on members’ behalf, and the provision of a forum dedicated to communication across the electric vehicle (EV) field. President Chris Jones introduces AEVA as a volunteer-run organisation with over 1000 financial members (general, concession, and business tiers) and a wider network of 5000+ nationwide. “We are the longest running electric AT A GLANCE AUSTRALIAN ELECTRIC VEHICLE ASSOCIATION (AEVA) WHAT: Peak body organisation providing a common voice for Australia’s electric vehicle industry WHERE: AEVA has state-and-territory-specific branches across Australia, listed on their website WEBSITE: Electrifying Australia’s Mobility Network