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Queensland taxpayers should not foot bill for Reef destruction

Press release | 8 September, 2014 at 17:28

Greenpeace is alarmed by reports that the Queensland Government is proposing to buy dredge waste from Reef destruction at Abbot Point.

Release full report of probity inquiry into Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority...

Press release | 24 February, 2014 at 19:25

Following the Environment Minister Greg Hunt's late afternoon media statement releasing key findings of an inquiry into potential conflicts of interest involving two board members of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Greenpeace Reef...

MAP: Abbot Point

Feature Story | 13 June, 2013 at 9:32

Abbot Point is at the heart of the battle to save the Great Barrier Reef from coal and climate change. Of the nine coal terminals proposed in the World Heritage Area four are proposed at Abbot Point.

Will the UN World Heritage Committee give Australia one more chance to save the Reef?

Feature Story | 17 June, 2013 at 13:26

World leaders are meeting this fortnight to decide how our government is tracking on its promise to save the Great Barrier Reef from spiralling coal exports.

Why risk this beautiful place for coal?

Feature Story | 25 June, 2013 at 10:31

Until the coal industry moved in, Abbot Point was just another stunning beach in far north Queensland. But the wetlands behind Abbot Point were always something special.

Failure of both major parties to address Queensland coal expansion puts Reef in danger

Feature Story | 5 September, 2013 at 9:49

With the election just days away, both major parties have failed to address the biggest emerging threat to the Great Barrier Reef - industrial coal port developments and climate change. But after the election, they won’t be able to ignore it,...

Labor set to roll for miners on Qland water reforms

Press release | 30 September, 2015 at 11:02

Brisbane, 30 September 2015 - Greenpeace is questioning the Queensland Labor Government’s commitment to protecting the Reef after documents revealed they may allow laws that give mining companies unrestricted and unscrutinised access to...

Grammy Award-Winner Gotye Supports the Global Campaign to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 12 June, 2015 at 14:07

Sydney, June 12th 2015: Grammy-winning musician Gotye has donated his talent to a stunning new video, launched by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, as part of the global campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Australia's Partnership With an Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Feature Story | 2 December, 2014 at 14:32

The Port of Abbot Point in northeast Australia will be one of the biggest coal terminals in the world when its expansion is complete. The sprawling 15-square-mile industrial site will cost $14.4 billion to develop and ultimately be capable of...

Carmichael environmental authority - a sell out by Qld

Press release | 2 February, 2016 at 19:03

Brisbane, 2 February 2016 - The Queensland Government has sold out the Great Barrier Reef and the Australian public by granting an environmental authority for the Carmichael mega coal mine, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

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