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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Greenpeace calls on Solaris Paper to investigate online abuse

Press release | 17 August, 2011 at 13:54

Greenpeace is calling on Solaris Paper to come clean on whether senior staff have resorted to astro-turfing and personal abuse against Greenpeace and staff members at IGA supermarkets.

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior II retired

Press release | 16 August, 2011 at 15:33

Bangladeshi NGO Friendship to turn it into hospital ship

Greenpeace welcomes Fuji Xerox Australia’s decision to blacklist paper from...

Press release | 15 August, 2011 at 12:17

Calls on Officeworks and other retailers to follow

Greenpeace activists face court for blocking BHP Billiton coal train

Press release | 15 August, 2011 at 10:39

SYDNEY, 15 August, 2011: This morning at Muswellbrook Local Court, five Greenpeace activists pleaded guilty to charges related to blocking a BHP Billiton coal train from Mt Arthur coal mine in the Hunter Valley - one of the most polluting mines...

Revealed: Australia’s first sustainable tuna in a can

Press release | 10 August, 2011 at 9:00

Sydney, 10 August 2011: Greenpeace has revealed Australia’s first ever sustainable canned tuna range by a major brand today at the launch of its canned tuna ranking at Sydney Aquarium.

Landmark court case defends right to choose safe food

Press release | 28 July, 2011 at 13:40

SYDNEY, 28 July, 2011: A landmark court case announced today over genetically modified (GM) crop contamination will put the rights of Australian consumers to choose their food on trial, says Greenpeace.

Greenpeace exposes illegal timber scandal

Press release | 27 July, 2011 at 8:35

Greenpeace exposes illegal timber scandal in Sydney’s CBD Calls on Federal Government to finally ban illegal timber imports.

UK tuna giant John West quits destructive fishing. Australian consumers miss out

Press release | 26 July, 2011 at 15:57

London/Sydney, 26th July 2011: This week, tuna brand John West UK announced a shift to sustainable sourcing and lent its backing to Pacific marine reserves. Its actions mean the UK supermarket sector is the most sustainable worldwide on canned tuna.

IGA supermarkets wiping out last remaining Sumatran tigers

Press release | 26 July, 2011 at 9:29

New footage of dying tiger linked to toilet paper brands in Australia

Greenpeace offices raided by Federal Police

Press release | 21 July, 2011 at 16:15

Thursday 21 July 2001: At just before 12 noon today, the Australian Federal Police raided and locked down Greenpeace's Sydney headquarters. The raid came after activists last week removed a genetically modified wheat experiment from a site near...

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