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.
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.
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.
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.
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.