Peter Garrett

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Peter Garrett

Peter Garrett
Born Peter Robert Garrett
16 April, 1953
Sydney, New South Wales
Residence Randwick, New South Wales
Title Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth
Term 14 September 2010-26 June 2013
Predecessor Simon Crean
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse Doris Ricono-Garrett (m 1981-present)
Children Emily, May and Grace
Relatives Maude Garrett (niece)

Peter Robert Garrett (born 16 April 1953[1]) is an Australian musician, activist, environmentalist and politician. In 2004 he was elected to the House of Representatives as the memebr for the Division of Kingsford Smith. He served as the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, and the Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth. He is from the Australian Labor Party. He did not stand for re-election in the 2013 election.

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