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Sydney Uni alumni call for divestment from Whitehaven Coal

Press release | 22 October, 2014 at 7:57

Sydney, Wednesday 22nd October: Over 400 Sydney University alumni have today published an open letter in the University’s paper, Honi Soit, calling on Vice Chancellor Michael Spence to uphold the reputation of Sydney University and sell all of...

University of Sydney acknowledges Whitehaven Coal shares problematic

Press release | 25 August, 2014 at 15:58

Sydney, Monday 25 August 2014: Greenpeace is urging the University of Sydney to listen to the community and dump its shares in Whitehaven Coal following the announcement today that the university is reviewing its investment policies and has...

Activists halt Whitehaven’s ‘gentle’ bulldozers

Press release | 30 May, 2014 at 13:22

30 May, 2014 Sydney/Maules Creek: Greenpeace has today intervened to stop Whitehaven Coal controversially razing Leard State Forest. This afternoon at 13.00, a number of activists entered the threatened forest and headed into the canopy to halt...

Coal industry gets preferential treatment from Baird government

Press release | 15 May, 2014 at 8:25

Sydney, Thursday 15 May 2014

Community blocks Whitehaven construction

Press release | 12 November, 2013 at 10:05

Tuesday 12 November 2013: The Maules Creek community and their supporters have this morning blocked attempts by Whitehaven Coal to start construction of their Maules Creek coal mine, near Narrabri.

Whitehaven Coal: No Future

Report | 28 October, 2014 at 10:29

Much has been written recently about the financial state of Whitehaven Coal company (WHC). Even more has been written about the divestment campaign currently building across Australia. But the greatest amount of coverage has been given to the...

New report reveals the cost of doing business without social licence

Press release | 28 October, 2014 at 9:15

Sydney 28 October 2014. An historic alliance has gathered on the day of the Whitehaven Coal Company’s (WHC) AGM to launch a major new report detailing the extent to which this controversial coal company has forgone a social licence to operate and...

Four Australians that you’ve never heard of are in danger

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 March, 2014

Some animals are more photogenic than others. We see cute cats all over the internet, but very little of the endangered Hirudo medicinalis, better known as a medical leech. At Greenpeace we care about all the creatures in our environment – big or...

Can farmers, Traditional Owners, and activists stop ‘unstoppable’ coal giants?

Blog entry by Danny Adams | 12 February, 2014

Over 100 people converge to stop the construction of Australia’s latest open-cut coal mine on 28 Jan 2014. ©Greenpeace A few weeks ago, I did something incredible and took part in my first Greenpeace action to stop work on the construction of a...

Bill Ryan - Australian Hero

Video | 3 April, 2014 at 10:33

"I'm now 92 years of age and I was a veteran of the second world war. I served in the Kokoda campaign in New Britain. I thought what we were fighting for there was proper democracy. But I've learned that was not the situation. The government...

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