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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.

From the Commissioner

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

Phillip Toyne planting in the rain
From the Commissioner

The Commissioner for Enviornmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes today paid tribute to the late Phillip Toyne. Dr Sparkes said that in establishing Landcare, Mr Toyne made an enduring positive impact on the environment in Victoria.

Victorian Government Response to the State of the Environment Report 2013

Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville this week tabled the Victorian Government's response to the State of the Environment Report 2013.

Public Sector Week

Join the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability and Nous Group at Public Sector Week to learn how digital disruption is driving dividends for the environment.

Mountain Pygmy Possum
From the Commissioner

Citizen science is giving us all an opportunity to contribute to our understanding of the condition of the natural environment. I encourage you to contribute to the body of knowledge by becoming a citizen scientist.


Each year, the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability reports on the results of the strategic audit of implementation of the environmental management systems for mandated government departments and agencies.

Wilson's Promontory

Putting the audience front and centre when preparing and delivering reports, and driving continual evolution to meet an increasing range of demands, is the clear message from the recent national State of the Environment Reporting Forum.


The review of performance targets for the future bushfire fuel management program on public land announced this week will help to deliver on a key recommendation in the 2013 State of the Environment report.

Wilsons Promontory LIghthouse
Case study

Renewable energy systems will be installed at both Wilsons Promontory and Gabo Island Lighthouses as part of the Greener Government Buildings program.