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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Activists stop BHP Billiton coal train

Press release | 8 June, 2011 at 14:04

Time for BHP Billiton to stand and deliver its tax debt

World’s Most Famous Toy Embroiled in Tiger Outrage

Press release | 8 June, 2011 at 13:31

8 June 2011: Barbie, the most famous toy in the world, is involved in rainforest destruction, a Greenpeace International investigation can today reveal. Packaging for the doll is produced using timber from the rainforests of Indonesia, home to...

NGOs united in opposition to uranium mining and nuclear power

Press release | 19 April, 2011 at 9:34

Sydney, Australia — A coalition of 27 Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) is today releasing a joint statement reaffirming our united opposition to the nuclear industry. The statement has been endorsed by leading national environmental and...

Premier of Australia’s largest wheat state bins GM wheat

Press release | 24 March, 2011 at 16:00

Premier Colin Barnett has rejected the commercialisation of genetically modified (GM) wheat in WA, Australia’s largest wheat producing state, due to export market rejection.

New Truefood Guide responds to consumer concerns

Press release | 2 March, 2011 at 10:00

Sydney’s top celebrity chefs, Murray from the Wiggles and concerned farmers will join Greenpeace today to launch the 2011 Truefood Guide Kids edition, helping inform parents what’s in their kids’ lunchbox (1).

New ANU Report: Government emissions scam exposed

Press release | 17 February, 2011 at 10:00

Greenpeace is calling for a dramatic increase in emissions reductions targets following revelations in a new Australian National University (ANU) report that a 5% target is rendered meaningless by sub prime offsets from the land use and forestry...

Food labelling review fails to protect Aussie kids

Press release | 28 January, 2011 at 12:05

Today Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Catherine King, released the results of the Blewett review of Australia’s food labelling laws, in a press conference closed off to the public.

Greenpeace blockades Pacific-bound unregistered Tuna ship in Taiwan harbour

Press release | 24 January, 2011 at 10:00

Activists from the Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior today prevented the departure of fish carrier MV Lung Yuin, demanding that Taiwan's Fisheries Agency (FA) properly investigate and as appropriate, prosecute the ship’s owners, who are in...

Greenpeace exposes suspected illegal fish carrier in Taiwanese port

Press release | 24 January, 2011 at 9:15

Last night, activists from Greenpeace flagship the Rainbow Warrior exposed a Taiwanese owned fish carrier Lung Yuin suspected of violations of Taiwanese fisheries laws moored in the port of Kaoshiung, Taiwan and called on Taiwanese Fisheries...

Public right to know, public right to choose – labelling review must be made public

Press release | 2 December, 2010 at 10:00

Greenpeace looks forward to the long-awaited recommended changes to Food Labelling Law and Policy to be presented tomorrow to the Food Regulation Ministerial Council, and urge the Government to swiftly release the recommendations to the public.

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