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.
REPORT 19 MAR 2018
State of the Environment 2018 Report
In 2019, three significant reports on the health of our environment, prepared by the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, were publicly released - the State of the Environment 2018 Report,…
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 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 19 NOV 2020
Victorian Spatial Showcase and eSummit
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes was a panellist and keynote speaker at ‘Spatial Science for Sustainable Development and Unlocking the Transformative Potential of the…
NEWS 30 AUG 2019
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 AC and FrontierSI…
NEWS 9 AUG 2019
Experts comment on latest IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes, along with leading climate experts including ARC Centre for Climate System Science’s Professor Steven Sherwood; CSIRO Research…
NEWS 18 SEP 2018
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. The event…