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Update

Applications are now open for councils to take part in a pilot program to employ Officers for the Protection of the Local Environment (OPLE)

Update

The Commissioner welcomes the announcement that entries are open for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards

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News

The Commissioner welcomes the announcement of a new round of grants to support professional development and innovation in the water sector.

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Update

After many months of review, negotiation and preparation, one single independent body will represent all interests and activities for Landcare in Victoria after 3 April 2017.

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From the Commissioner

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, recently spoke to the 2017 Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program (AVCLP) at Winton Wetlands, north-east Victoria.

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News

Protecting Victoria’s Environment – Biodiversity 2037 sets state-wide objectives to stop the decline of Victoria’s native plants and animals. 

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From the Commissioner

The Minister for Water, Lisa Neville MP, has announced a new Western Port Ramsar Site Management Plan which provides a framework for best site management for the coming seven years.

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From the Commissioner

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, gave an opening speech at the Victoria-Jiangsu Water Sensitive Cities and Sponge Cities Forum.

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News

The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, congratulates Dr Andrea Hinwood on her appointment as Victoria’s first Chief Environmental Scientist.

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News

On 7 March 2017, the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) publicly released an assessment of the conservation values of state forests.

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