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 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 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 16 FEB 2021
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 (STEM). This…
NEWS 7 FEB 2021
Live stream with us on International Day for Women and Girls in Science and be inspired!
On Thursday 11 February 2021, secondary students and teachers were invited to join this senior Victorian forum to explore the opportunities and challenges for girls and women in exploring careers in…
NEWS 28 JAN 2021
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 Smart…
NEWS 11 JUL 2020
Entries closing soon for Premier's Sustainability Awards
Do you know any Victorian - people, businesses, organisations and communities - that are making our great State more #sustainable? If you do, please don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate their…
NEWS 10 JUN 2020
A Shared Value Conversation
As part of the 2020 Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific ‘Climate for Change’ #SVSUMMITAPAC, Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes opened the panel session ‘Climate change: An…
NEWS 26 SEP 2019
Commissioner is awarded an IPAA National Fellowship
Last night EY Partner Dean Yates and the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes were amongst recipients of the 2019 Institute of Public Administration Australia National…