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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Greenpeace steps up campaign to save Great Barrier Reef

Press release | 1 February, 2013 at 9:36

Friday 1 Feb, 2013, Brisbane: Greenpeace will step up its campaign to protect the Great Barrier Reef following the failure of the Australian Government to halt coal developments in its response to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee today.

Great Barrier Reef protection to be key election issue

Press release | 31 January, 2013 at 11:02

Thursday 31 January, 2013, Brisbane: Unless the Australian Government tomorrow announces an end to coal expansion to along the Queensland coastline, the Great Barrier Reef is at risk of being placed on the World Heritage ‘in danger’ list, says...

New report ranks Australia’s coal expansion as the world’s second largest fossil fuel...

Press release | 23 January, 2013 at 6:00

Sydney/Davos, January 23, 2012 — A new global study has named Australia’s export coal proposals as the world’s second largest fossil fuel expansion, threatening to lock in worst-case projections of global warming.

It’s time to talk about coal

Press release | 14 January, 2013 at 8:31

Sydney, Monday 14th January, 2013: Today, academics, scientists, prominent Australians and community groups placed a full-page ad in The Australian Financial Review calling for an end to Australia’s coal export expansion and an honest national...

Shell oil rig grounding highlights risk of Arctic drilling: Greenpeace

Press release | 7 January, 2013 at 14:05

Washington DC, January 7th, 2013 – Greenpeace is monitoring Shell’s stranded oil rig after it ran aground and suffered serious damage in the Gulf of Alaska.

Coles changes its tuna

Press release | 12 December, 2012 at 12:13

Wednesday 12 December 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace’s Australian canned tuna campaign has netted another win for the oceans - supermarket giant Coles has pledged to ban destructive fish aggregation devices (FADs) which indiscriminately kills sharks,...

John West cans destructive fishing

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 12:41

3 December, 2012, Sydney: Just six weeks after the launch of Greenpeace’s ‘Reject John West’ campaign, John West has pledged to stop using destructive fishing methods that needlessly kill sharks, rays, baby tuna and turtles.

Greenpeace reveals failings in Abbot Point study

Press release | 4 December, 2012 at 10:11

4 December 2012: Greenpeace has this morning released details of two major flaws in the Abbot Point Cumulative Impact Assessment, as the public comment period closes today.

Greenpeace warns river communities: you won’t know when your river’s poisoned

Press release | 22 November, 2012 at 14:52

22 November 2012: Greenpeace has released graphic new photographs of polluted floodwater in BHP Billiton mines in the Bowen Basin with a warning to communities along the Isaac River they will not be aware of contamination caused by mining...

Historic legislation to ban illegal timber welcomed by industry, social justice and...

Press release | 20 November, 2012 at 6:59

19 November, 2012, Canberra: A broad coalition including major timber importers, retailers, environment groups and churches have welcomed the passing of the government's Illegal Logging Prohibition Bill in the Australian Senate.

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