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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Channel 9 bottles it over controversial recycling ad

Press release | 10 May, 2013 at 9:35

Sydney, Friday 10th May 2013: In an 11th hour decision, Channel 9 has banned Greenpeace’s controversial ad in support of a national cash for cans recycling scheme.  The ad – lampooning Coca-Cola’s opposition to effective recycling – has gone...

Queensland Government planning to quadruple dredging at Abbot Point

Press release | 8 May, 2013 at 1:00

Sydney, Wednesday 8 May 2013: New analysis by Greenpeace shows that the Queensland Government’s plan for the next wave of coal terminal development at Abbot Point in north Queensland will require dredging of an extra 13 million cubic metres of...

Ad Campaign: Australians Tell Coca-Cola, Stop Trashing Australia

Press release | 6 May, 2013 at 12:24

Sydney, Monday 6 May 2013: On the eve of Coca-Cola Amatil’s AGM, Greenpeace has launched a television advertisement skewering the beverage giant’s efforts to sabotage a national ‘cash for containers’ scheme.

Thousands back action against the ‘angry drunk’ of Australian politics

Press release | 1 May, 2013 at 10:48

1 May, 2013: Today the coal industry has been put on notice that the expansion of Australia’s coal exports will be met with further peaceful resistance for as long as Australian governments fail to act on the problem.

Greenpeace coal ship protest ends, campaign to continue

Press release | 25 April, 2013 at 12:34

Coral Sea, off Australian coast – 25 April 2013-- Six Greenpeace activists who maintained a 28 hour protest on board a coal ship as it left Australia have returned to the Rainbow Warrior and are on their way to Cairns.

Update: As Greenpeace protest continues, support increases

Press release | 24 April, 2013 at 16:20

Coral Sea, off Australia coast, 24 April 2013: As six Greenpeace volunteers remain on a coal export ship they boarded just outside the Great Barrier Reef this morning, support from prominent Australians is gathering pace.

Greenpeace activists board coal export shipment in Coral Sea

Press release | 24 April, 2013 at 9:29

Coral Sea, 24 April 2013--At 7:00am this morning, Greenpeace volunteers climbed aboard a coal ship leaving Australia, demanding an end to the expansion of coal exports, Australia’s greatest contribution to climate change.

Greenpeace calls for action against coal company for poor environmental assessment

Press release | 18 April, 2013 at 11:55

Mackay, Queensland- 18 April 2013: Greenpeace is calling on Federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, to suspend his approval of Hancock Coal’s T3 coal terminal at Abbot Point while a federal investigation into the environmental assessment of it...

Greenpeace salutes tourism reef guardians as Rainbow Warrior sails into Airlie Beach

Press release | 17 April, 2013 at 14:39

Wednesday April 17, Airlie Beach: The Rainbow Warrior sailed into the "heart of the reef" in Airlie Beach today where the captain spoke with tourism representatives about protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

Michael Caton and Katie Noonan to visit Rainbow Warrior in Melbourne

Press release | 14 March, 2013 at 12:08

Katie Noonan to play live set during open day in support of ‘Save the Reef’ campaign

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