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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 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 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…

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 20 AUG 2019

Sustainable Development during IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2019

As part of the third biennial IPAA Victoria Public Sector Week 2019, Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes joined a stellar line up of speakers to discuss 'Why Should The…

NEWS 15 AUG 2019

Position Magazine Q&A with Dr Gillian Sparkes

Our Commissioner, Dr Gillian Sparkes, was recently interviewed by Position magazine. In this interview, Dr Sparkes discusses the importance of adopting the United Nations Sustainable Development…

NEWS 6 SEP 2018

Transforming Australia: SDG Progress Report

The team from the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Victoria attended the Committee for Economic Development Australia launch event ‘Transforming Australia: Sustainable Development’ event…