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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 23 SEP 2020

Victoria’s Nature Festival virtual tour of Budj Bim

Victoria’s Nature Festival springs into action The first ever Victoria Nature Festival springs into action this week with a diverse range of free, nature-based virtual activities featuring park…

NEWS 10 JUN 2020

A Shared Value Conversation

As part of the 2020 Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific ‘Climate for Change’ #SVSUMMITAPAC, Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes opened the panel session ‘Climate change: An…

NEWS 7 OCT 2019

Energy: 13 Themes in 13 Weeks Series

As part of our special series exploring the 13 key themes of the Victorian State of Environment 2018 Report, this week we highlight our chapter on Energy coinciding with the Commissioner of…

NEWS 26 SEP 2019

Transport: 13 Themes in 13 Weeks Series

As part of our special series exploring the 13 key themes of the Victorian SoE 2018 Report, this week we highlight our chapter on transport and review the Recommendation.The Transport chapter…

NEWS 19 MAR 2019

Victoria’s energy transition and the decarbonisation of Victoria by 2050

Photo: Hepburn Wind The challenges of decarbonising Victoria’s $400 billion economy and transitioning to net zero emissions by 2050 as the population continues to grow towards 10 million, is one…

NEWS 8 MAR 2019

Women leading reforms in the environmental sector

As part of International Womens Day, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio addressed the Legislative Assembly in the Victorian Parliament yesterday, highlighting…

STORY 2 JUL 2018

Making Victoria’s parks more accessible

Standard wheelchairs can’t cope with rugged terrain, which means many parts of Victoria’s parks have been out of bounds to people with limited mobility. Now people visiting many of our parks can book…

STORY 2 JUL 2018

Hungry urchins

Why underwater meadows matter South Gippsland’s Nooramunga Marine and Coastal Park, just to the east of Wilsons Prom, is the only place in Victoria with large, unbroken areas of seagrass meadows…

STORY 2 JUL 2018

30 years of renewable energy in Victoria

Past and future performance A 2014 Climate Council report found Victoria and NSW were the only Australian states that had not increased the proportion of renewable energy in their electricity…