A new board to lead EPA Victoria into a new era

Update
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For the first time since it was established in 1971, from 1 July 2018 EPA Victoria will have a governing board. The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, welcomed board members announced this week and said, 'the establishment of a EPA as a statutory authority with a governing board to deliver the step change that Victorians sought through the EPA Inquiry, is an historic step.'

The eight board members bring a wide range of skills and knowledge and will lead the EPA into a new era under Chair Ms Batagol – other members are:

The Commissioner also congratulated Ms Cheryl Batagol who has been Chair of the EPA since 2009, on her reappointment.