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 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…
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…