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Peter Garrett

Follow Crikey’s latest coverage of rocker-cum-politician Peter Garrett. Crikey’s Peter Garrett coverage includes independent news, blogs and commentary.

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Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyMay 11, 20172 Comments

Hockey at home ... not Nixonian ... Latho at Wombat Hollow ...

Baby, we were born to run (for political office)

CrikeyMar 28, 2017

Kristina Kenneally has been put forward as a possible co-lead vocalist.

Braithwaite-led supergroup to rock Parliament House

CrikeyMar 24, 2017

"Rock legend Diesel will be joined by Ross Wilson (Daddy Cool/Mondo Rock), Daryl Braithwaite, Kav Temperley (Eskimo Joe), and Montaigne," the group says in its invite.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyNov 4, 20154 Comments

Govt advertising for psychic spies ... Liberals responsible for shit, sex (really) ... is Peter Garrett Nigel No-Mates?

Even the losers: will Hockey go quietly, or will he pull a Rudd?

Even the losers: will Hockey go quietly, or will he pull a Rudd?

Mark KearneyOct 20, 20158 Comments

Joe Hockey is expected to leave politics tomorrow. But will he be sniping and undermining from afar? Crikey intern Mark Kearney looks at ex-pollies who wore defeat with grace -- and those who didn't.

Media briefs: ClubsNSW sues ABC ... PR body condemns Mercer ... ghost children glow in the dark ...

Media briefs: ClubsNSW sues ABC ... PR body condemns Mercer ... ghost children glow in the dark ...

CrikeyOct 15, 20152 Comments

ClubsNSW is suing the ABC over a claim Peter Garrett made. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...

Tips and rumours: How can we sing when the earth is turning?

CrikeyOct 14, 2015

When former Midnight Oil frontman-turned-politician Peter Garrett got to Canberra, he figured joining the unofficial parliamentary choir, known as the Parliamentary Poets, might be fun.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

CrikeyOct 14, 2015

Peter Garrett's weird allergy ... pollies and journos and guns, what could go wrong? ... Dastyari down with the yoof ...

Garrett's short memory on 'envelope of cash'

Garrett's short memory on 'envelope of cash'

Margot SavilleOct 13, 201517 Comments

There's a very interesting, very last minute clarification in Peter Garrett's book, as those who attended its launch discovered.

Pink batts commission hands Abbott four explosive problems

Pink batts commission hands Abbott four explosive problems

Alan AustinSep 3, 201437 Comments

Tony "the infrastructure Prime Minister" Abbott may well find that the report by the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program comes back to burn him, writes freelance journalist Alan Austin.