Wednesday 13 Feb, 2013, Brisbane: Greenpeace has announced it is stepping up its campaign against industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef coast with the new Rainbow Warrior touring Queensland for four weeks in April.
TUESDAY 19th February, Sydney: Environment groups including Take 3, Greenpeace, Clean Up Australia, The Total Environment Centre and Two Hands Project held a court-side vigil at the Federal Court in Sydney this morning protesting Coca Cola’s legal challenge to the Northern Territory’s ‘Cash for Containers’ scheme.
Thursday 28 February 2013: Over the next two months, Australia will host one of the world’s iconic ships, the new Rainbow Warrior. This extraordinary ship was funded entirely by donations from Australia and around the world. She will arrive in Melbourne on March 13 to begin a six-week tour of Australia.
Sydney, 07 March 2013: Following Coke’s scandalous court victory against recycling this week, Greenpeace has launched a crowd-funded graphic advertising campaign in Fairfax papers showing what Coke’s bullying means for the environment.
Wednesday 13 March, Melbourne: The new state-of-the-art Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior sailed into Port Phillip Bay this morning, marking the start of a six-week tour. The iconic vessel is in Australia to join the campaign to save the Great Barrier Reef from the reckless expansion of the coal industry.
Wednesday April 17, Airlie Beach: The Rainbow Warrior sailed into the "heart of the reef" in Airlie Beach today where the captain spoke with tourism representatives about protecting the Great Barrier Reef.
Mackay, Queensland- 18 April 2013: Greenpeace is calling on Federal Environment Minister, Tony Burke, to suspend his approval of Hancock Coal’s T3 coal terminal at Abbot Point while a federal investigation into the environmental assessment of it is underway.
Coral Sea, 24 April 2013--At 7:00am this morning, Greenpeace volunteers climbed aboard a coal ship leaving Australia, demanding an end to the expansion of coal exports, Australia’s greatest contribution to climate change.