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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Super trawler belongs on the scrap heap

Press release | 19 November, 2012 at 15:43

Sydney 19th November, 2012: Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

Shark attack ends without harm

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 15:50

Thursday 15 November, 2012: Police have arrested two Greenpeace activists dressed as sharks, ending their five hour occupation of John West headquarters in Melbourne.

Greenpeace gives John West HQ a makeover

Press release | 15 November, 2012 at 8:31

Melbourne, Thursday 15 November, 2012: Sharks and a giant tuna can are occupying the roof of John West’s headquarters in Melbourne this morning as part of a Greenpeace campaign to expose the company’s destructive fishing practices.

Coal miners face growing anger over damage to Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 12 November, 2012 at 15:52

12 November, 2012: Coal industry executives were faced with over 100 protesters outside the Galilee Basin Coal Conference at the Brisbane Hilton this morning, calling for a halt to coal development that threatens the Great Barrier Reef.

Minister wrong about toxic mine-water release

Press release | 8 November, 2012 at 7:26

8th November, 2012: Greenpeace says Queensland Environment Minister, Andrew Powell, is wrong when he says new laws being rushed through Parliament won’t allow the release of stagnant, toxic flood water from Queensland coal mines into Queensland...

John West censors damning YouTube video

Press release | 1 November, 2012 at 12:56

Thursday, November 1, 2012, Sydney: John West attempted to suppress damning evidence about destructive fishing methods used by the company today by removing a Greenpeace spoof video from YouTube.

Greenpeace campaign censored

Press release | 31 October, 2012 at 11:01

Wednesday, 31 October, 2012, Melbourne: Greenpeace is demanding John West clarify whether it was involved in a decision by a small family-owned company to remove a billboard targeting the company near its head office in Melbourne.

John West: from greenwash to black out

Press release | 23 October, 2012 at 14:00

Tuesday, 23 October, 2012, Sydney: Australia’s biggest tuna brand, John West, blocked its Facebook page from the international community last night after it was bombarded with concerns about its destructive fishing practices.

New Guide helps consumers sort the green from the greenwash for Australia’s favourite...

Press release | 18 October, 2012 at 0:00

Monday, 22 October, 2012, Sydney: As part of a major new national campaign, Greenpeace today launched its 4th annual Canned Tuna Guide, aiming to help consumers make a sustainable choice.

Mythology is for Greeks, not tuna brands

Press release | 17 October, 2012 at 9:30

Spoof lifts lid on John West greenwash

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