Media Centre

The Media Centre is intended for journalists and media professionals. It lists the latest press releases and publications that we are distributing to the media, as well as contact details. 

Our latest media releases are shown below in date order, most recent at the start of the list. Use the Categories drop down menu to sort the list into specific topics. If you can't find what you're looking for give us a call on one of the numbers shown on the right.

The latest updates

 

Greenpeace congratulates and cautions incoming Environment Minister, Greg Hunt

Press release | 16 September, 2013 at 15:37

Greenpeace welcomes the appointment of Greg Hunt as new Environment Minister at a time of unprecedented challenges for his portfolio.

China clean air plan a blow to Australian mega-mines

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 16:43

The Chinese government's plan to improve air quality in the Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong regions will significantly slow China’s coal consumption growth and deflate coal prices globally even further.

‘Forget the rules, let’s dredge the reef and trash the climate.’

Press release | 12 September, 2013 at 14:43

12 September 2013: In an extraordinary display of over-reach the Queensland Premier has asked Prime Minister-elect, Tony Abbott, to give the coal industry special treatment and fast-track the approvals needed for massive new coal mining projects...

Palm oil leading cause of Indonesia forest destruction: RSPO leaves big brands exposed

Press release | 6 September, 2013 at 9:02

Jakarta/Sydney, 3 September 2013: The palm oil sector was the single largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia between 2009-2011, accounting for about a quarter of the country’s forest loss, revealed Greenpeace International in new mapping...

Coke delivered $6M invoice for court challenge to NT container deposit scheme

Press release | 16 August, 2013 at 9:44

Coca-Cola Amatil was today hand-delivered a giant, mock $6 million invoice representing the amount paid by the Northern Territory government to keep the cash for containers scheme operative after Coke, Lion Nathan and Schweppes successfully...

Pacific tuna stocks in alarming decline

Press release | 16 August, 2013 at 9:40

Pohnpei, Micronesia, August 15 2013 - Pacific tuna stocks are experiencing further decline and current management measures are failing to restore stocks, a ten-day meeting of the Scientific Committee of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries...

GVK distances itself from Australian coal project and refuses to address financial risks

Press release | 13 August, 2013 at 14:37

Hyderabad, August 12, 2013: GVK Power & Infrastructure (GVKPIL) board chair, Dr. GVK Reddy, refused to answer questions about the company’s Australian coal proposals when asked by Greenpeace ccampaigners on the floor of today's Annual General...

Government ducks decision on Reef protection

Press release | 9 August, 2013 at 16:09

Friday 9 August, 2013: Greenpeace is disappointed by the postponement of a decision on the controversial dredging proposal at Abbot Point in north Queensland, despite clear evidence of the threats posed to the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace welcomes delay on major new QLD coal mine

Press release | 8 August, 2013 at 11:41

Greenpeace today welcomed the decision by federal Environment Minister Mark Butler to postpone for almost 3 months a decision on the massive new Kevin’s Corner coal mine proposed for central Queensland.

Media Release - Victory for NT over Coke on recycling

Press release | 7 August, 2013 at 9:42

Sydney, 7 Aug 2013:  Environment and community groups from around Australia today congratulated the Northern Territory, state and federal governments for working together to reinstate the Northern Territory’s successful cash for containers...

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