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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Congratulations Minister Butler, now please Save the Reef

Press release | 2 July, 2013 at 9:07

Sydney 2nd July 2013: Greenpeace congratulates Mark Butler on his elevation to the portfolios of Environment and Climate Change and has urged him to get off to a good start by rejecting a dredging proposal that would damage the Great Barrier Reef.

Greenpeace welcomes NSW ‘Cash for Containers’ support

Press release | 26 June, 2013 at 15:03

Sydney, Wednesday 26 June: Plastic waste would be greatly reduced under a proposed national Cash for Containers plan which was supported today by NSW Environment Minister Robyn Parker.

Revealed: 91 new coal projects Australia can’t afford

Press release | 24 June, 2013 at 10:24

Burning all fossil fuel reserves would lead to unprecedented changes in climate so severe that they will challenge the existence of our society as we know it today. (Climate Commission, The Critical Decade 2013)

New poll: Australians overwhelmingly back 10 cent refunds on bottles and cans

Press release | 21 June, 2013 at 8:51

Friday 21 June, 2013: A new poll has revealed that 84% of people living in NSW, Victoria and Queensland support the introduction of a 10c container deposits scheme (CDS).

Australian Coal Association report a sad swan song: Greenpeace

Press release | 20 June, 2013 at 10:02

20 June 2013: Today’s Australian Coal Association report reflects an industry trying to maintain its profits and relevancy as it faces well-founded fears that it has a limited future, says Greenpeace Australia.

World Heritage warning means Burke must refuse Reef dredging permit

Press release | 18 June, 2013 at 15:59

Today’s decision by the World Heritage Committee to give Australia one last chance to act or risk having the Great Barrier Reef listed as “in danger” must spell an end to plans for dredging at Abbot Point, according to Greenpeace.

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...

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