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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 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 19 MAR 2019

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

Photo: Hepburn WindThe 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 of…

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

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…

STORY 2 JUL 2018

Preserving Victoria's River Red Gum parks

Not just any old tree There are few Australian landscapes more iconic than the River Red Gum forests that line Victoria’s Murray, Ovens and Goulburn rivers. Loved by locals and visitors alike, these…

STORY 2 JUL 2018

More water, more life

In the dry Mallee country in north-western Victoria, the Hattah Lakes are an oasis for native animals who find food and shelter in these wetlands and floodplains. The lakes are filled seasonally by…