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photo The Hon. Peter GARRETT MP
Member for Kingsford Smith
Federal House of Representatives
The information on this page was provided by the parliamentarian or obtained through parliamentary handbooks or web sites. It was correct as at February 2008
Party   Australian Labor Party
State   NSW
Parliamentary Service   Elected to the House of Representatives for Kingsford-Smith, 9 October 2004. Re-elected 24 November 2007.
Ministerial and Shadow Ministerial Appointments   Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment and Heritage, and the Arts from 10 December 2006 - 3 December 2007; Minister for Environment, Heritage and the Arts from 3 December 2007.
Parliamentary Party Positions   Parliamentary Secretary to the Shadow Minister for Reconciliation and the Arts from 24 June 2005 - 10 December 2006.
Committee Service   Member for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Communications,
Former Occupations   Lead singer, ‘Midnight Oil’ 1977-2002; President, Australian Conservation Foundation 1989-93 and 1998-2004; Board member, Greenpeace International 1993-94.
Professional Activity   President of the Australian Conservation Foundation
Publications   Political Blues, Sydney: Hodder and Stoughton, 1987.
Qualifications   BA (ANU), LLB (UNSW)
Awards   Appointed Member of the Order of Australia, January 2003.
Electoral Address   Level 6, Maroubra Gateway Building, 806-812 Anzac Pde
Maroubra NSW 2035
Telephone   (02) 9349 6007
Fax   (02) 9349 8089
Other Addresses   PO Box 249, Maroubra NSW 2035. Parliamentary Address: PO Box 6022 or House of Representatives, Parliament House, Canberra ACT 2600. Ph: (02) 6277 7640. Fax: (02) 6273 6101.
Date of Birth   16/4/57
Place of Birth   Wahroonga, NSW
Married/Children   Married with 3 children
Interests   Australian Literature, Surfing, Indigenous Literature

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