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From the Commissioner

Please note: the latest report is coming soon and will be posted under the 'Publications' page.

Media release

Commissioner Dr Gillian Sparkes has commenced work in collaboration with the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning to deliver a scientific report on the state of two of Victoria’s iconic bays, Port Phillip Bay and Western Port, in response to a commitment by the Victorian Government.

From the Commissioner

The Framework for the 2018 State of the Environment Report, tabled in the Victorian Parliament this week, sets out a pathway to environmental reporting reform.

Update

The Victorian Government's release of the Supporting the Recovery of the Leadbeater’s Possum: Progress Report and interactive map have been welcomed by the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes.

From the Commissioner

Victoria’s much loved parks are not only great places to visit. They also make a significant contribution to the economy and our State’s productivity, according to a new report - Valuing Victoria’s Parks .

Media release

National Threatened Species Day today highlights the importance of the work of Zoos Victoria in addressing Australia’s high extinction rates.

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From the Commissioner

BirdLife Australia's new State of the Birds 2015 tells a compelling story of the diminishing numbers of familiar native bird species, using citizen science.

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News

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Hon Lisa Neville, has announced submissions are now open for the Victorian Government’s review of the Climate Change Act 2010.

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Update

The Commissioner’s IPAA Public Sector Week session on digital disruption and the environment , co-sponsored by Nous Group, shone a spotlight on the way forward for government service delivery.

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From the Commissioner

Commissioner Dr Gillian Sparkes has welcomed the release of Victoria's first Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan.

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