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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Wildlife threat after Christmas Island spill

Press release | 10 January, 2012 at 13:53

Sydney, Tuesday 10 January, 2012: Greenpeace is calling on the Australian Government to dramatically tighten maritime safely regulations following the sinking of a phosphate ship on the coast of Christmas Island.

Government must block biggest ever Australian mega mine proposal

Press release | 19 December, 2011 at 10:54

Monday December 19, Sydney: With the submission process closing on 19 December, Greenpeace is calling on the Government to reject the application for what would be Australia’s biggest coal mine, proposed in Queensland’s Galilee Basin.

ANZ faces new alliance at AGM on the issue of carbon risk

Press release | 16 December, 2011 at 10:03

Darling Harbour, Sydney 16 December 2011: Today a new alliance of polar bears, Greenpeace volunteers and ANZ shareholders joined forces at the bank’s AGM to demand CEO, Mike Smith, come clean on the bank’s new energy policy and its associated...

Durban climate talks ending: Polluters won, people lost

Press release | 12 December, 2011 at 15:54

Durban/Sydney – 11 December 2011 - As the latest round of UN climate talks in Durban draw to a close Greenpeace declared that it was clear governments across the world listened to the carbon-intensive polluting corporations instead of listening...

Greenpeace and Palau bust pirates in Palau shark sanctuary

Press release | 9 December, 2011 at 13:36

Palau, 8 December 2011 - Palauan fisheries officials have boarded and detained a Taiwanese fishing vessel suspected of illegal fishing activities during a joint patrol with Greenpeace of the Pacific Island nation’s exclusive economic zone. The...

Greenpeace, Japanese NGOs Demand End To Whaling Subsidies

Press release | 7 December, 2011 at 10:37

Tokyo, Japan, 6 December, 2011 – Greenpeace joined other Japanese non-governmental organisations today in publically condemning the Japanese government’s increased financial support for its “scientific” whaling fleet (1), as it departed for the...

GM contamination unleashes emotional community debate

Press release | 29 November, 2011 at 15:20

Tuesday, 29th November, 2011: Nationals and Labor politicians joined GM and non-GM farmers at a community meeting in Cunderdin last night following confirmation of GM contamination at a local farm.

Independent GM canola tests confirm contamination

Press release | 28 November, 2011 at 15:03

Monday, 28 November, Cunderdin: Independent tests conducted yesterday by WA farmers Ian and Jodi James have confirmed GM canola contamination on their land. The findings counter WA Agriculture Department reports of no contamination and are...

Historic Legislation to Ban Illegal Timber Tabled in Parliament

Press release | 25 November, 2011 at 16:22

Sydney, 23 November, 2011: Greenpeace has welcomed long anticipated legislation that criminalises the importation of illegally logged timber in Australia.

Pirates of the Pacific caught illegal tuna fishing

Press release | 25 November, 2011 at 15:58

International waters, 25 November, 2011 – Activists from the Greenpeace ship Esperanza interrupted an illegal transhipment and demonstrated against illegal fishing in a tuna-rich area called the Pacific Commons (1).  The illegal, unregistered...

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