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REPORT 15 DEC 2021

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 2023.

NEWS 6 JUN 2022

Leaders discuss biodiversity conservation and recovery at the Parliament of Victoria

On Sunday 5 June, World Environment Day, leaders from government, industry, community and academia came together for a discussion in the Victorian Legislative Council, on protecting and reclaiming…

NEWS 5 JUN 2022

Explore the health of Victoria’s marine and coastal environment this World Environment Day

Week 1: Information series for the State of the Marine and Coastal Environment 2021 Report

NEWS 19 MAY 2022

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 builds on work…

NEWS 1 APR 2022

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 March…

NEWS 11 FEB 2022

United on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

International Day of Women and Girls in Science (#IDWGS) is celebrated on February 11 every year around the world. It was first announced by the United Nations General Assembly in 2015, as a global…

NEWS 11 NOV 2021

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 the…

NEWS 4 NOV 2021

Improving systems by activating SDG reporting

Dr Scott Rawlings, Director of Science and Research for the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability presented at the Environmental, Social and Governance for Sustainability conference hosted by…

NEWS 15 JUN 2021

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, and to…

NEWS 3 JUN 2021

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 underway…