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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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...

Tough action needed to stop Reef coral death

Press release | 2 October, 2012 at 13:16

2nd October, 2012: Greenpeace is calling for tough action by the Australian and Queensland Governments after scientists revealed the Great Barrier Reef has lost half its coral cover in 27 years, and may lose half again in the next ten.

As the Arctic melts Australia’s Galilee Basin remains a ticking carbon time-bombAs...

Press release | 20 September, 2012 at 8:51

Sydney/London/India 19 September, 2012: Mining industry numbers reveal that by allowing coal mining in the untapped Galilee Basin in Queensland, Australia could create more carbon pollution than the entire United Kingdom or Canada.

Australians win back their oceans

Press release | 11 September, 2012 at 11:47

Tuesday, September 11, Sydney: Greenpeace congratulated the Gillard government today for showing the courage to prevent the Abel Tasman super trawler fishing in our waters. Greenpeace hailed it as a victory for the Australian community which has...

Mega mine approval an environmental catastrophe

Press release | 23 August, 2012 at 15:25

23 August 2012: Greenpeace today slammed the approval by Minister Tony Burke of Gina Rinehart’s controversial Alpha Coal Project. If built, it would be as big as any coal mine operating in Australia, and would be the first of the proposed mega...

Super trawler subsidies revealed

Press release | 22 August, 2012 at 14:59

Sydney, Wednesday 22 August 2012: Greenpeace has revealed that the company behind the super trawler Margiris is being heavily subsidised by EU taxpayers.

Super trawler threatens coastal communities from Perth to Brisbane

Press release | 7 August, 2012 at 9:45

Call for super trawlers to be banned across Australia

Up for Grabs - Greatest land grab in PNG history exposedUp for Grabs - Greatest land...

Press release | 30 July, 2012 at 17:11

Sydney/PNG, Monday 30 July, 2012: A new report, released today by Greenpeace, details the failings of the Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government and the conflicts of interest that have allowed 5.1 million hectares of customary land in PNG to be given...

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