As the State’s lead agency promoting and delivering sustainable development in Victoria, we are uniquely positioned to provide leadership across Victoria and contribute to global sustainability.

Our support for the SDGs is demonstrated in individual policies or programs (for example, Plan Melbourne or Biodiversity 2037). Achieving the goals will require everyone to play their part.

The SDG framework is credible, transparent and internationally accepted and offers us a unifying purpose for our work. Under the framework we can see how our varied activities fit together to contribute to Victoria's sustainable future.

DELWP outcomes Core SDG Additional SDG

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Zero emissions, climate-ready economy and community

Climate actionNo povertyZero hungerQuality educationClean water and sanitationAffordable and clean energyIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure
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Healthy, resilient and biodiverse environment
Climate actionNo povertyZero hungerDecent work and economic growthIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure

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Safe, sustainable and productive water resources

Clean water and sanitationNo povertyZero hungerDecent work and economic growthIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure
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Reliable, sustainable and affordable energy services
Affordable and clean energyNo povertyZero hungerDecent work and economic growthIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure

Land management icon

Productive and effective land management

Clean water and sanitationNo povertyQuality educationQuality educationQuality educationQuality educationQuality educationQuality education
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A safe and quality built-environment
Industry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure
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Sustainable and effective local governments
Industry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructureIndustry, innovation and infrastructure
Fire and emergency iconReduced impact of major bushfires and other emergencies on people, property and the environmentClimate actionClimate actionClimate action

Find out more about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

No poverty
End poverty in all its forms everywhere
Zero hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
Good health and wellbeing
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Quality education
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Gender equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Clean water and sanitation
Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Affordable and clean energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Decent work and economic growth
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Reduced inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries
Sustainable cities and communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Responsible consumption and production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Climate action
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Life below water
Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
Life on land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
Peace, justice and strong institutions
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
Partnerships for the goals
Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Page last updated: 29/08/19