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Peter Garrett to speak at National Press Club

Peter Garrett to speak at National Press Club

I've accepted an invite to speak at the National Press Club, Tue 24 Oct. The session will be titled "Trashing Our Crown Jewel: The Fate of the Great Barrier Reef in the Coal Age". Tickets available...

Peter Garrett will be at The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts in Christchurch on Sunday 10 September as part of WORD Christchurch 'Shifting Points of View' series to talk about his book Big Blue Sky and sign copies afterwards. Limited tickets available:...

Midnight Oil announce ‘The Great Circle 2017’ World Tour

SYDNEY, Australia. Feb 17. 2017. 9:45am AEDT. Legendary Australian rock band and agitators Midnight Oil today announced their first World Tour in over two decades. They also unveiled plans to release three archival box sets including a collection called “The Overflow...

New album ‘A Version of Now’ out Friday 15 July

After nearly 15 years away from the recording studio, Midnight Oil frontman Peter Garrett today announces the details of his debut solo album, ’A Version of Now’. The chorus of the opening track ‘Tall Trees’ - really says it all … “I’m back!”. As the singer,...

In the media

Peter Garrett’s alter ego

According to Peter Garrett, putting his new band on stage for the upcoming Zoo Twilight concerts makes perfect sense, writes Martin Boulton.

Why the ALP must focus its policy on the environment

29 October 2016 The JK McDougall Lecture to the Ararat Branch of the Australian Labor Party (edited version) by Peter Garrett. 'Labor, the natural party of the environment.' Politics in 2016 is shrinking; hollowing out and spiralling in weird directions that are hard...

Yothu Yindi’s ‘Treaty’ – Double J

Yothu Yindi were one of the first bands to bring the music, the stories and the issues of Indigenous Australia to the world with their energetic and beautiful music. Peter Garrett contributes some words to this feature on Double J, celebrating 25 years since the...

Awaken on NITV

Award winning journalist Stan Grant hosts a one hour panel show, putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues under the microscope.

Big Ideas on ABC RN

Peter Garrett has returned to music, tinkering with some new songs. He talks to Paul Barclay about his life’s passions: music, politics, the environment and Indigenous Australia.