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Community have their say at the Southern Metropolitan Partnership Annual Assembly
From the Commissioner

As a resident of the southern metropolitan region, I was pleased to be one of over 200 community members at the Southern Metropolitan Partnership 2017 Annual Assembly in Frankston last night.

Dr Gillian Sparkes at Federation University
From the Commissioner

Last month, I participated in the Data Democracy Project, devised by the Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI) at Federation University Australia.

Global Goals Jam 2017
Event

Research published in the State of the Bays 2016 report gained international attention as a result of the United Nations Development Programme’s second annual Global Goals Jam

Dr Gillian Sparkes at EIANZ AGM
From the Commissioner

"It is not enough to analyse the problem. We must be in the business of helping to deliver solutions”.

State of the Bays website designed by Weave Web Communications
News

The State of the Bays website, launched in December 2016, has won silver at the Government Design Awards in the category of Digital Government Services.

Dr Gillian Sparkes
From the Commissioner

Dr Gillian Sparkes spoke from the heart last night at a speech celebrating ‘Women in the Environment’.

Image source: Australian Society of Anaesthetists
News

Minister for Planning Richard Wynne joined Wurundjeri elders in Victorian Parliament today to introduce the Yarra River Protection (Wilip-gin Birrarung murron) Bill 2017.

Dr Gillian Sparkes
From the Commissioner

For this year’s World Environment Day, the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, delivered an inspiring speech to the construction industry at VicRoads. 

Gippsland Community Leadership Program
Update

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, recently spoke to participants of the Gippsland Community Leadership Program to share environment and leadership stories.

Jasus edwardsii: southern rock lobster
Update

Port Phillip Bay is one of Melbourne’s most important ecosystems, home to a rich and diverse environment. 

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