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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New research means Burke must refuse Reef dredging permit

Press release | 29 May, 2013 at 11:08

Under questioning during Senate Estimates in Canberra yesterday, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) revealed that the impacts of seabed dredging for coal port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coast could be far worse...

Choking it. How free is free-to-air TV?

Press release | 17 May, 2013 at 10:04

Sydney, Friday 17 May 2013: Channel 7 and SBS have followed Channel 9’s lead and banned a controversial Greenpeace recycling advert.

Pacific tuna boats struggle for survival: GreenpeacePacific tuna boats struggle for...

Press release | 13 May, 2013 at 11:56

Honiara, May 13, 2013 – Local tuna boat operators targeting albacore in the South Pacific are under threat of being pushed out of operation altogether due to the steady growth in numbers of subsidized foreign fishing vessels. (i)

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.

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