Better buildings by Sustainability Victoria

Buildings account for 23 per cent of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions after energy generation and transport.

Air quality image EPA

For the first time since it was established in 1971, from 1 July 2018 EPA Victoria will have a governing board. 

Shared Value by FSG
From the Commissioner

We heard a compelling case for the creation of Shared Value at the excellent Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific on 18 April 2018 in Sydney. 

2018 Australasian Network for Ecology & Transportation

Science Writer Rebecca Koss was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Australasian Network For Ecology & Transport Conference.

Dr Gillian Sparkes in Benalla
From the Commissioner

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Dr Gillian Sparkes participated in the 2018 Alpine Valley Community Leadership Program at the Mokoan Hub.

SV Summit APAC conference speakers
From the Commissioner

It was a privilege to attend the 2018 Shared Value Summit Asia Pacific in Sydney last week with 180 corporate, government and community leaders from Australia and abroad. 

Coast to Coast 2018 Hobart

Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability Head of Science and Research, Dr Scott Rawlings, at Coast to Coast in Hobart this week. 

Air quality graphic by Pham News

The Victorian Auditor General tabled a report “Improving Victoria’s Air Quality” today. 

Sustainable Development Goals

Yesterday, the Commissioner hosted a high-level workshop which prioritised socio-economic indicators adapted from the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs). 

Stigmatopora argus: spotted pipefish. Image: Julian Finn, Museums Victoria

The Commissioner has released an update to the State of the Bays as a one-off, out-of-cycle supplementary report.