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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,…

REPORT 5 SEP 2016

State of the Bays 2016 Report

View our State of the Bays 2016 interpretive website stateofthebays.vic.gov.au Victoria’s first State of the Bays Report is a historic baseline study of the health of Port Phillip Bay and Western…

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 9 AUG 2020

Habitats and their Dependent Species: marine-dependent birds

As part of our campaign to celebrate Victoria’s marine environment, this week we share some insights on marine-dependent birds in the ecosystems of Port Phillip Bay and Western Port from the State of…

NEWS 21 JUN 2020

Threats to the Bays

This week, as part of our 11-week campaign to celebrate Victoria’s marine environment, we wanted to look at threats to Port Phillip and Western Port Bays, sharing insights from the Victorian State of…

NEWS 26 OCT 2019

Celebrating Victoria's Marine & Coastal Environments during Sea Week: 13 Themes in 13 Weeks Series

  To celebrate Sea Week, and as part of our special series exploring the 13 key themes of the Victorian State of the Environment 2018 Report, this week we highlight our chapter on Marine and Coastal…

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…