What We’re Doing

We've been campaigning for a green and peaceful future for 40 years — and we're not stopping now. It's time to rise up like never before and fight for our climate and communities.

Mother with her child in front of the Rainbow Warrior

© Rodney Dekker / Greenpeace

Australia and the Pacific are unique and precious environments. We’re lucky to call them home. We’ve got a beautiful climate, rich oceans, vast forests and healthy food. Yet all of this is under threat. Greenpeace takes action to protect our natural home, now and for the future.

Creating a Coal Free Future

A message from Greenpeace on a coal plant. It says "coal kills"

Climate change is the defining issue of our generation. And our choice is clear: do we keep burning coal, pumping carbon pollution into the atmosphere, killing hundreds of thousands of people each year and signing the death warrant for the Great Barrier Reef? Find out more

An Economic Recovery that Puts People & Planet First

Out of the ashes of COVID-19 and the Black Summer of Bushfires, we are presented with a unique and unexpected opportunity: a chance to flatten the climate curve by rebuilding an economy that works in harmony with nature for a fairer, safer and more resilient Australia. Find out more.

Calling for Australia’s biggest electricity using companies to switch to 100% renewable energy

A sunflower and a wind turbine.

It’s time for clean air, a safer climate and healthier communities. It’s time for cheaper fuel and energy independence. It’s time to Electrify Everything. Read More

Protecting Forests

Land clearing in Indonesia to give way for palm oil plantations

With the vast majority of the world’s forests already destroyed or degraded, Greenpeace is deeply committed to protecting what is left. Our experience of years working in the biggest forest regions of the world has positioned us well to push for the ambitious targets required to deliver forest protection at the speed and scale needed. Read more > 

Protecting Oceans

A humpback whale and her calf.

Every second breath we take comes from the ocean. Healthy oceans are the life support system for our planet, providing 97 percent of the Earth’s liveable habitat and a home to more than 700,000 different species of life. Read more>

Defending the Pacific

A kid holding a bigeye tuna in a Pacific island.

Pacific Islanders are fighting for survival. As small islands, the effects of climate change already impact everyday life and eco -systems across the entire tropical paradise region.  Find out more>

Preserving the Great Barrier Reef

Aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Its shallow seas and coral networks stretch 2,300km along Australia’s Pacific coast. The Reef has been a natural wonder for thousands of years, home to Aboriginal first peoples and tens of thousands of tourism jobs. Find out more>

Protecting the Antarctic 

Adelie penguin in the Antarctic

Our oceans are incredible. They help us fight climate change by absorbing carbon from the atmosphere, they’re home to incredible marine life and they provide livelihoods for millions of people.  Find out more>

Ending the oil age 

Activists fighting against an oil spill.

The oil ages is ending and a new story is starting to be told, of brave people coming together to tear down the broken system and build a better life – one that honors the limits of the fragile little planet we all share. Find out more>

Defending Democracy 

Protest to protect the Great Barrier Reef from dirty coal mining.

The government is proposing three toxic bills that would limit democracy in Australia and the capacity of networks like Greenpeace to advocate for peace and the environment. Find out more>