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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 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 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 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 3 JUN 2021

Sustainable Development Goals - Localisation is key

There are five pillars to the Commissioner’s approach to working with our many and diverse stakeholders to localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – from scientists to land managers: policy…

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…