Gareth Evans is a writer, academic, lawyer and former cabinet minister.
He was a Cabinet Minister in the Hawke and Keating Governments for thirteen years, as Attorney General, Minister for Resources & Energy, Transport & Communications, and Foreign Affairs; Leader of the Government in the Senate for four years; and Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the House of Representative for three years. After 21 years in the Australian Parliament, he led the Brussels-based International Crisis Group from 2000-2009.
Gareth Evans has been Chancellor and Honorary Professorial Fellow of the Australian National University since 2010, and has written or edited twelve books on international relations, government, and legal and constitutional reform.
The Festival of Questions: Day Pass
Julian Burnside, Oslo Davis, Geraldine Doogue, Lauren Duca, Gareth Evans, Deborah Frances-White, Rebecca Huntley, Krissy Kneen, Anna Krien, Jack Latimore, Kenan Malik, George Megalogenis, Shireen Morris, Shen Narayanasamy, Rita Panahi, Jordan Raskopoulos, Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi, Geoffrey Robertson, Sally Warhaft, Tim Wilson
Questions for the Nation: Melbourne
Gareth Evans, Julian Burnside, Geraldine Doogue, Jack Latimore, Shireen Morris, Helen Razer, Jamila Rizvi, Deborah Frances-White, Rebecca Huntley