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Exterior of Queensland Rail Museum
Event

Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes discusses her attendance and keynote address at the Future Waste Resources Convention in Ipswich, Queensland.

News

The Victorian Government has announced a commitment to create a standalone Act of Parliament that – for the first time – defines the coastal land and waters that encompass the Great Ocean Road; recognises that the region is a single, integrated and living entity; and makes the management of the region publicly accountable.

Commissioner and winners of award holding plaque
Event

Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes was a speaker and presenter at the 2018 Keep Victoria Beautiful Tidy Towns Sustainability Awards in Beechworth on 13th October 2018.

Gillian Sparkes addressing delegates at the IC-SD
From the Commissioner

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes delivered a keynote address 'Unlocking the Transformation of the SDGs' at the International Conference on Sustainable Development at Columbia University, New York City on 26-28 September 2018.

Event

Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Gillian Sparkes attended the Royal Society of Victoria’s Future Thinking Forum on Friday 14th September to discuss extreme weather and Victoria’s livability.

John Thwaites stands on a podium with a large slide behind him displaying the sustainable development goals
Event

The team from the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Victoria attended the Committee for Economic Development Australia launch event ‘Transforming Australia: Sustainable Development’ event in Melbourne on September 5. 

Update
The final cut of Centre for eResearch and Digital Innovation (CeRDI) #DataDemocracy series has been released
Picture of EPA Victoria headquarters
News

On the 22 August 2018, the Victorian Parliament passed the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 which will see a transformation to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria's regulatory oversight.

yarra screenshot
News

To celebrate National Science Week, our Office has released ‘The Birrarung is alive’, a film that takes a spectacular journey up the Yarra River. All week we will share a new series of films about life on and around the Yarra River.

coastal act
News

On 1 August 2018 the Marine and Coastal Act 2018 came into effect.

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