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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 11 JUL 2020

Entries closing soon for Premier's Sustainability Awards

Do you know any Victorian - people, businesses, organisations and communities - that are making our great State more #sustainable? If you do, please don’t miss the opportunity to celebrate their…

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 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 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

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…