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
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
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
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
Signing between the Australian Space Agency and FrontierSI to drive growth for Australia's space and spatial industries
On Thursday, 29 August 2019, FrontierSI signed a Statement of Strategic Intent and Cooperation with the Australian Space Agency in Melbourne. I joined Head of the ASA Dr Megan Clark
Commissioner Dr Gillian Sparkes in the Australian Financial Review
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes letter to the Editor, Australian Financial Review, 26 March 2019 Environment reporting needs rewiring Victoria’s
Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019
Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019. Our Office joined the EPA Victoria and some of Victoria's leading female scientists for a livestreamed event. Hosted by Victoria's
OCES at the Royal Society of Victoria’s Future Thinking Forum
The forum was held in conjunction with Emergency Management Victoria, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, the Bureau of Meteorology Science into Action and Scientell.
DNA: From crime fighting to wildlife sighting
Understanding is key Australia currently has some of the highest wildlife extinction rates in the world, and Victoria is no exception. As Victoria’s population grows, so too will the threat