• Revealed: 91 new coal projects Australia can’t afford

    23 June 2013

    Burning all fossil fuel reserves would lead to unprecedented changes in climate so severe that they will challenge the existence of our society as we know it today. (Climate Commission, The Critical Decade 2013)

  • Reef needs protection, not delay

    8 July 2013

    New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland.

  • Minister receives petitions on Abbot Point and the Reef

    16 July 2013

    Rockhampton, 17 July 2013: Earlier today, Greenpeace climate campaigner, Louise Mathiesson, presented Environment & Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, with a petition containing the names of 88,297 people who have signed Greenpeace’s petitions calling on the Australian Government to protect the Great Barrier Reef from the threats posed by coal port development and climate change caused by Australia’s coal exports.

  • New report provides roadmap to transform Pacific tuna fisheries

    4 August 2013

    Suva/Sydney, August 5, 2013 - A new report, launched today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific, provides a blueprint for how Pacific Island governments and regional bodies can promote a more sustainable and locally owned and operated tuna fishery in the region.

  • Media Release - Victory for NT over Coke on recycling

    6 August 2013

    Sydney, 7 Aug 2013:  Environment and community groups from around Australia today congratulated the Northern Territory, state and federal governments for working together to reinstate the Northern Territory’s successful cash for containers program, after Coca Cola, Lion and Schweppes took it to court and won last year.

  • Greenpeace welcomes delay on major new QLD coal mine

    7 August 2013

    Greenpeace today welcomed the decision by federal Environment Minister Mark Butler to postpone for almost 3 months a decision on the massive new Kevin’s Corner coal mine proposed for central Queensland.