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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Super trawlers back in Australia unless Government steps in

Press release | 2 October, 2014 at 13:03

Sydney, 2 October 2014: Greenpeace is urgently calling for action by the Australian Government to permanently ban super trawlers before the current two-year ban ends on November 18, 2014.

Greenpeace builds coal mine at Sydney Uni: slams Whitehaven investment

Press release | 18 September, 2014 at 12:07

Sydney, Thursday 18 September 2014: University of Sydney students were surprised to find their campus was ‘closed for coal mining’ this morning when Greenpeace activists disguised as Whitehaven Coal workers fenced off the central university...

Leard Alliance call for investigation into safety at Whitehaven’s Maules Creek Mine

Press release | 17 September, 2014 at 18:09

MAULES CREEK/Sydney, 17 September 2014 – The Leard Forest Alliance and activists at the Leard Blockade camp have called for an immediate police investigation into alleged interference with mine fuses at the Maules Creek Coal Mine.

Community groups representing 2.2 million Australians target Big Banks over investing...

Press release | 10 September, 2014 at 9:14

Australian NGOs representing 2.2 million Australians have today written to ANZ, Westpac, the Commonwealth Bank, and NAB asking them to stop investing in large coal and port expansion projects that will damage the Great Barrier Reef.

New polling shows need for extreme weather levy

Press release | 9 September, 2014 at 12:04

Sydney 3rd September, 2014. Polling conducted by Lonergan Research reveals Australians have made the link between the increase in extreme weather events and the real threat of rising insurance premiums. But of more concern to the fossil fuel...

Queensland taxpayers should not foot bill for Reef destruction

Press release | 8 September, 2014 at 17:28

Greenpeace is alarmed by reports that the Queensland Government is proposing to buy dredge waste from Reef destruction at Abbot Point.

Reaction to reports that dumping on Great Barrier Reef abandoned: Hunt should cancel...

Press release | 2 September, 2014 at 11:26

Sydney, 02 September 2014: Greenpeace has cautiously welcomed reports that coal port developers have abandoned plans to dump dredge waste from Abbot Point in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Renewable Energy Target report a kick in the guts for clean energy

Press release | 28 August, 2014 at 16:15

Following release of the Warburton review of the Renewable Energy Target, Greenpeace today urged the Abbott government to reject its recommendations and retain the target which has grown Australia’s renewables sector, built Australian jobs and...

Time for Abbott to Renew his Thinking on Electricity

Press release | 27 August, 2014 at 10:50

Following news today that the Prime Minister’s hand-picked Review Panel has recommended options including scaling back or abolishing Australia’s Renewable Energy Target, Greenpeace is calling on the government to retain and strengthen the target.

Greenpeace welcomes Sydney University’s move away from dirty investments and urges...

Press release | 27 August, 2014 at 10:28

Sydney, Wednesday 27 August 2014: Greenpeace welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the University of Sydney that it will “make no further investments in the coal and consumable fuels subsector of the ASX,” including the controversial company...

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