MEDIA ALERT: Hon Peter Garrett to receive Honorary Doctorate at ANU

Environmental campaigner, musician and former Cabinet Minister the Hon. Peter Garrett will today receive an Honorary Doctorate from The Australian National University (ANU).

Mr Garrett will be conferred to the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa at 3pm today (Monday) at University House, ANU.

Mr Garrett, and ANU alumn, is being recognised for his exceptional contributions to Australian music, environmental conservation, reconciliation with Indigenous Australians and public service through his achievements as a singer, activist, advocate and politician.

Media are invited to attend the conferral ceremony at 3pm today (Monday) at University House, ANU.

Images and footage of the ceremony will be made available.

For media assistance, contact Jo Meehan +61 436 605 635 or the ANU Media Team on +61 2 6125 7979 or at <media@anu.edu.au>.

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