• Adani’s Great Barrier Reef port linked to offshore tax haven

    6 February 2015

    Brisbane, 07 February 2015: Greenpeace is demanding an investigation into coal giant Adani’s suitability to operate in Queensland following explosive revelations surrounding the ownership of the controversial Abbot Point coal port in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • New poll: Reef and coal key concerns for outback Queensland

    28 January 2015

    Brisbane, 29 January 2015: As regional candidates Lawrence Springborg, Fiona Simpson and Jeff Seeney look increasingly likely to be leading the state after Saturday’s election, a new poll shows that the future of the Great Barrier Reef is a key concern for regional Queensland.

  • Why is Minister Hunt rushing Reef destruction plans?

    9 December 2014

    Brisbane, 10 December 2014: Greenpeace is shocked that Environment Minister Greg Hunt is fast-tracking destructive coal port plans which endanger the Great Barrier Reef. Minister Hunt has allowed just ten days for public comment on proposals to dredge millions of tonnes of seafloor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and dump it on nearby sensitive wetlands.

  • Worlds’ largest private-sector coal miner dumped by Norway’s largest pension fund

    1 December 2014

    December 2, 2014, Sydney: Norway’s largest pension fund manager, KLP, announced it will dump investments in 27 coal companies overnight, including shares in Peabody Energy Corp – the world's largest private-sector coal company with extensive coal-mining interests in Australia. KLP are divesting due to concerns about climate change.

  • Greenpeace ramps up Sydney Uni divestment push

    19 November 2014

    Thursday 20 November: Greenpeace is today launching a public advertising campaign calling on Sydney University to divest from Whitehaven Coal – as the controversial company’s share price dive-bombs.

  • Oversized Spanish tuna boats threatening Pacific food security

    12 November 2014

    Tarawa, 13 November, 2014: Food security in Pacific countries like Kiribati could be under threat if oversized tuna vessels such as the Spanish owned Albatun Tres and Albacora Uno are allowed to continue fishing at current rates, Greenpeace said today.

  • Abbott’s industrial sabotage

    11 November 2014

    Wednesday 12 November: Greenpeace is condemning the Abbott Government’s ideologically-driven attacks on business and the environment which have led to today’s collapse of negotiations on the Renewable Energy Target (RET).