Name: Peter Garrett MP
Bio: Labor Member for the federal seat of Kingsford-Smith, public face of Midnight Oil and former President of the Australian Conservation Foundation
Australia: After Kyoto – 6th April 2005
Australia: After Kyoto
This speech was printed in Sydney Papers Vol.17 No.2 in 2005 (pages 100-108)
Once the public face of Midnight Oil and a former President of the Australian Conservation Foundation, Peter Garrett is now the Labor Member for the federal seat of Kingsford-Smith in Sydney. Elected to parliament in October 2004, Peter Garrett MP has made a quiet start to his parliamentary career. In his first major speech as a new MP, Peter Garrett addressed The Sydney Institute on Wednesday 6 April 2005, and canvassed environmental concerns for Australia in the post-Kyoto era.