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Midnight Oil reveal final 2019 gigs and possible recording plans

Midnight Oil reveal final 2019 gigs and possible recording plans

Iconic Australian rock band Midnight Oil today announced two intimate gigs for late May. These will be the Oils' only Australian concerts for 2019 apart from their headlining appearance at the world’s most remote music festival, The Big Red Bash, near Birdsville on...

Some very good news for the future of Kakadu National Park and Jabiru

Some very good news for the future of Kakadu National Park and Jabiru

The Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation, representing the Mirarr traditional owners of Jabiru township in Kakadu National Park, today welcomed the announcement of Coalition and ALP backing for the town’s masterplan and for the revitalisation of Kakadu. In July 2018 the...

Peter Garrett announced as official ambassador for Stop Adani

Peter Garrett announced as official ambassador for Stop Adani

Today I am becoming an official ambassador for #stopadani. For me, stopping the grotesque Adani mine is the key environmental campaign of this year. We need to give the Great Barrier Reef a fighting chance, and carve out a cleaner, renewable energy future for...

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...

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Some very good news for the future of Kakadu National Park and Jabiru

The Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation, representing the Mirarr traditional owners of Jabiru township in Kakadu National Park, today welcomed the announcement of Coalition and ALP backing for the town’s masterplan and for the revitalisation of Kakadu. In July 2018 the...

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...