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We want to live our lives to the full, while keeping our planet healthy and beautiful so our children can do the same. Revolutionising the way we use and produce energy is not only necessary; it is the safest and easiest way to protect our way of life. It’s time we chose a clean energy future.

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Stop reckless coal developments in the Great Barrier Reef

Coal exported from Australia, when burnt, creates more greenhouse gas emissions than every other source of emissions in Australia combined. Right now, Australian mining companies are planning to increase coal exports. This drives climate change even harder at a time when the world is suffering its effects: extreme weather, bush fires, flooding and more.  Read more

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‘Royalties holiday’ a slap in the face to the Queensland community

Press release | 17 May, 2017 at 15:35

Thursday, 18 May 2017: The Queensland Government’s plan to offer the Carmichael coal mine a cash handout in the form of a "royalties holiday" is a disgrace and shows that they have turned their back on the community.

Julie Bishop’s PR stunt a travesty of science: the Reef is in serious danger

Press release | 15 May, 2017 at 15:03

Tuesday, 16 May 2017: The foreign minister Julie Bishop’s snorkelling junket for 75 foreign ambassadors off Cairns yesterday [1] was a transparent PR stunt to persuade UN nations that the Reef is fine ahead of a possible World Heritage ‘in...

Conflict of interest: Australia stoops to new low at UN climate talks

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 17:32

Friday May 12, 2017: Australia’s support for fossil fuel companies’ participation in UN discussions on climate is a new low, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO, David Ritter, citing a clear conflict of interest.

Senate committee report proves we cannot trust the government to protect the Great...

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 13:28

Friday May 12: Australian politicians are putting oil company profits before the environment and community and cannot be trusted to safeguard the Great Australian Bight, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says in response to yesterday’s Senate report.

Oil spill inaction shows Government’s soft treatment of big polluters

Press release | 9 May, 2017 at 18:58

Wednesday May 10: The Government’s refusal to hold big polluting oil companies to account for their negligence in Bass Strait is a demonstration of why we need to keep them out of the Great Australian Bight.

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