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. 

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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...

New report provides roadmap to transform Pacific tuna fisheries

Press release | 5 August, 2013 at 0:30

Suva/Sydney, August 5, 2013 - A new report, launched today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, provides a blueprint for how Pacific Island governments and regional bodies can promote a more sustainable and locally owned and operated tuna fishery in...

Minister receives petitions on Abbot Point and the Reef

Press release | 17 July, 2013 at 15:30

Rockhampton, 17 July 2013: Earlier today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Louise Mathiesson, presented Environment & Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, with a petition containing the names of 88,297 people who have signed Greenpeace’s petitions...

ARTISTS AND ACTIVISTS SCALING SHARD IN ARCTIC PROTEST

Press release | 16 July, 2013 at 13:20

Thursday 11th July 2013: A group of artists and activists has evaded security guards at the base of the Shard and is now climbing up the outside of Western Europe’s tallest sky-scraper. If the six women reach the top - 310m above the pavement -...

Environmental scientist and top model calls for end to rising tide of deadly plastic...

Press release | 9 July, 2013 at 16:21

Sydney, 9 July, 2013: Environmental scientist and international top model Laura Wells is featured in a new billboard campaign by Greenpeace as part of its push for a national Cash for Containers Scheme to reduce plastic rubbish which is...

Reef needs protection, not delay

Press release | 9 July, 2013 at 13:10

New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland.

NGOs call on Aurizon to abandon GVK deal

Press release | 2 July, 2013 at 11:44

Sydney 2nd July 2013: Civil society groups representing millions of members worldwide have sent Aurizon CEO Lance Hockridge and the Board an open letter urging it to abandon plans to buy GVK Hancock’s rail and port project and signalling an...

Congratulations Minister Butler, now please Save the Reef

Press release | 2 July, 2013 at 9:07

Sydney 2nd July 2013: Greenpeace congratulates Mark Butler on his elevation to the portfolios of Environment and Climate Change and has urged him to get off to a good start by rejecting a dredging proposal that would damage the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace welcomes NSW ‘Cash for Containers’ support

Press release | 26 June, 2013 at 15:03

Sydney, Wednesday 26 June: Plastic waste would be greatly reduced under a proposed national Cash for Containers plan which was supported today by NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker.

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