State of the Environment Biodiversity Update 2021 Report
Given the severity and impact of the 2019-20 black summer bushfires on Victoria’s ecosystems, this report has been prepared ahead of the next Victorian State of the Environment Report due in
State of the Environment 2018 Report
In 2019, three significant reports on the health of our environment, prepared by the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, were publicly released - the State of the Environment 2018
Launch of the Lancet Global Health Series on Urban Design - Cities for people and planet
A new Lancet Global Health Series on urban design, transport, and health led by Professor Billie Giles-Corti was launched as part of a webinar on Wednesday 11 May 2022. The new Series
New Trustees of The Royal Society of Victoria announced
The Royal Society of Victoria have announced that two new Trustees of the Royal Society of Victoria have been appointed by Governor-in-Council (the Governor and Premier of Victoria) as of 1
EIANZ international conference discusses 'How good is science!?'
Dr Gillian Sparkes AM, Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability joined The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change to deliver keynote presentations for
Commissioner Dr Gillian Sparkes receives Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours
Congratulations to Dr Gillian Sparkes on being awarded a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Queen’s Birthday 2021 Honours “for significant services to environmental sustainability,
Getting down to the nitty gritty of implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals locally
As part of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability’s leading work applying the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to environmental reporting in Victoria, we have a project
Women and girls in STEM, the planet needs you!
Listen in to this senior Victorian forum explore education and career opportunities and the challenges for girls and women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics
What Makes a City Sustainable?
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes delivered a keynote ‘What Makes a City Sustainable? Science, Technology and Sustainable Development’ at the inaugural virtual
As we close out 2020, some good news
An end of year message from the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes. "As we close out this year, I wanted to share some important news. Earlier this month,