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.

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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.

NEW game! Ocean Apocalypse: Have you got what it takes?

Press release | 26 October, 2012 at 11:47

Friday, 26 October 2012, Sydney: The most popular fruit-slicing game in the world ‘Fruit Ninja’ has been taken to the next level of slasher satisfaction with Greenpeace’s new release, ‘Ocean Apocalypse’.

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

John West: Australia’s worst tuna brand

Press release | 17 October, 2012 at 8:30

Monday, 22 October, 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace has today launched a major new campaign exposing Australia’s biggest tuna brand, John West, for unnecessarily killing a whole host of marine life, including sharks, rays, baby tuna and endangered sea...

Burke delivers body blow to the Reef

Press release | 10 October, 2012 at 16:24

Sydney 10th October, 2012: In apparent contravention of a World Heritage Committee decision, Environment Minister, Tony Burke, has approved a massive new coal terminal in the Great Barrier Reef. The decision, published by his Department yesterday...

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