SYDNEY, May 16, 2019: Greenpeace Australia Pacific has today welcomed the Labor Party’s new commitment that a Shorten Labor government would block Equinor’s oil drilling approval from proceeding in the Great Australian Bight until an independent scientific study into the impacts of an oil spill is completed.
SYDNEY, May 10, 2019 - A group of Ocean Elders including Richard Branson, Jane Goodall and Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, as well as three Australian Nobel Laureates have today written to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten urging them to protect the Great Australian Bight from oil drilling.
SYDNEY, May 8, 2019 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed Australian Labor Party leader Bill Shorten’s commitment to review the consequences of an oil spill in the Great Australian Bight, and called on the party to go further by ruling out the project.
SYDNEY, May 8, 2019 - As Australians prepare to cast their votes, a new report by Greenpeace lifts the lid on a secretive cabal that has embedded itself in the highest levels of the Morrison government, benefitting the coal industry at the expense of communities, families, and the environment. You won’t find it on your ballot paper, but its power looms over Parliament.
SYDNEY, May 6, 2019 - The UN’s biodiversity report warning of mass species loss due to human impacts must spark urgent action to protect the world’s forests and oceans and lead to sweeping change in agriculture and food production and consumption.
SYDNEY, May 2 2019 - Today’s “independent” modelling from fossil fuel industry economist Brian Fisher is a misleading distraction from the important issues, says leading environmental organisation Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, April 24, 2019 - On the same day that Equinor’s poor safety record was exposed, the Norwegian oil giant has chosen to submit a plan to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight - a proposal that would be illegal in Norway.