• Coal miners face growing anger over damage to Great Barrier Reef

    11 November 2012

    12 November, 2012: Coal industry executives were faced with over 100 protesters outside the Galilee Basin Coal Conference at the Brisbane Hilton this morning, calling for a halt to coal development that threatens the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Greenpeace gives John West HQ a makeover

    14 November 2012

    Melbourne, Thursday 15 November, 2012: Sharks and a giant tuna can are occupying the roof of John West’s headquarters in Melbourne this morning as part of a Greenpeace campaign to expose the company’s destructive fishing practices.

  • Shark attack ends without harm

    14 November 2012

    Thursday 15 November, 2012: Police have arrested two Greenpeace activists dressed as sharks, ending their five hour occupation of John West headquarters in Melbourne.

  • Super trawler belongs on the scrap heap

    18 November 2012

    Sydney 19th November, 2012: Greenpeace welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to extend the ban on the super trawler, Abel Tasman, for 2 full years.

  • John West cans destructive fishing

    3 December 2012

    3 December, 2012, Sydney: Just six weeks after the launch of Greenpeace’s ‘Reject John West’ campaign, John West has pledged to stop using destructive fishing methods that needlessly kill sharks, rays, baby tuna and turtles.

  • Coles changes its tuna

    11 December 2012

    Wednesday 12 December 2012, Sydney: Greenpeace’s Australian canned tuna campaign has netted another win for the oceans - supermarket giant Coles has pledged to ban destructive fish aggregation devices (FADs) which indiscriminately kills sharks, rays, baby tuna and endangered turtles.

  • It’s time to talk about coal

    13 January 2013

    Sydney, Monday 14th January, 2013: Today, academics, scientists, prominent Australians and community groups placed a full-page ad in The Australian Financial Review calling for an end to Australia’s coal export expansion and an honest national discussion about the role it plays in driving climate change.

  • Great Barrier Reef protection to be key election issue

    30 January 2013

    Thursday 31 January, 2013, Brisbane: Unless the Australian Government tomorrow announces an end to coal expansion to along the Queensland coastline, the Great Barrier Reef is at risk of being placed on the World Heritage ‘in danger’ list, says Greenpeace.

  • Greenpeace steps up campaign to save Great Barrier Reef

    31 January 2013

    Friday 1 Feb, 2013, Brisbane: Greenpeace will step up its campaign to protect the Great Barrier Reef following the failure of the Australian Government to halt coal developments in its response to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee today.