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 paints a picture for UNESCO

Press release | 7 March, 2012 at 9:11

Gladstone, 7th March 2012: Greenpeace activists have painted the message “Reef in Danger” on the side of a coal ship - the Panamanian-flagged Chou Shan- berthed at Gladstone RG Tanna Coal Terminal, as a United Nations Education Scientific and...

Greenpeace confronts mining lobby

Press release | 6 March, 2012 at 10:32

Tuesday March 6, 2012, Sydney: In response to articles in today’s Australian Financial Review and The Australian, Greenpeace is welcoming a public debate on the need to protect the Great Barrier Reef and the global climate from the excesses of...

Undercover investigation exposes Asia Pulp & Paper’s illegal rainforest scandal

Press release | 2 March, 2012 at 16:08

Xerox, National Geographic, Collins Debden Australia and many more implicated

Boom Goes the Reef

Press release | 1 March, 2012 at 11:28

New Greenpeace report exposes how Australia's coal boom threatens the Great Barrier Reef

Activists, actor Lucy Lawless arrested for Shell Arctic drillship occupationActivists...

Press release | 27 February, 2012 at 10:28

Auckland, February 27th 2012 — The occupation of an Arctic-bound Shell drillship by six Greenpeace activists including actor Lucy Lawless ended this morning after police climbed the ship’s drilling tower and arrested the group. The protest was...


Press release | 24 February, 2012 at 9:32

Auckland, 24 February 2012 — New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless — star of hit US TV show Spartacus and Xena: Warrior Princess — joined Greenpeace activists in stopping a Shell-contracted oil drillship from departing New Zealand for the Arctic, where...

Greenpeace welcomes China’s courageous stand on GM crops

Press release | 23 February, 2012 at 16:23

Earlier this week the Chinese State Council released a draft proposal of a grain law that establishes legislation restricting research, field trials, production, sale, import and export of genetically modified (GM) grain seeds. The draft...

Greenpeace calls for immediate halt to new approvals during Great Barrier Reef...

Press release | 20 February, 2012 at 10:25

Sunday February 19, Sydney: Greenpeace welcomes yesterday's announcement of a comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area by Federal and State Governments, but warns that it will be an empty gesture without an...

Media statement on the ISAAA GM Crop Lobby 2012 Report

Press release | 8 February, 2012 at 13:03

Wednesday 8 February 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace responded today to a report on the perceived success of genetically modified (GM) crops around the world, which was published by the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech...

Minister Ferguson must clarify over spying allegations

Press release | 10 January, 2012 at 14:21

Sydney, Monday 9 January, 2012: Greenpeace is calling on Energy Minister Martin Ferguson to give a full clarification and the release of all materials relating to the surveillance activities carried out against Greenpeace and other environmental...

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