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Gareth Evans (politician)

Gareth Evans (politician)
Personal data
Date of birth5 September 1944(age 66)
Place of birthMelbourne
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
SpouseMerran Evans
Alma materUniversity of Melbourne
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office2 September 1988 - 11 March 1996
Succeeded byAlexander Downer
Preceded byBill Hayden
Senator for Victoria
In office1 July 1978 - 6 February 1996
Succeeded byStephen Conroy
In office2 March 1996 - 30 September 1999
Succeeded byAnthony Byrne
Preceded byMichael Duffy

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Gareth John Evans, AO, QC (born 5 September 1944), is a former Australian politician from 1978 to 1999 representing the Australian Labor Party, serving in a number of ministries including Attorney-General and Foreign Minister from 1983 to 1996 in the Hawke and Keating governments. He was president and chief executive officer of the International Crisis Group from 2000 to 2009. Soon after, he was appointed an honorary professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne. In 2010, Evans was appointed Chancellor of the Australian National University.

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Tippy's Dun a new deal - Manchester Evening News Tweet this news
Manchester Evening News--'Tippy' was released by Silkmen manager Gary Simpson at the end of the 2009/10 season and teamed up with another former Silkman striker, -Gareth Evans-, ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 12:59:40 GMT+00:00
Qantas tech chief made Jetstar CEO - The Australian Tweet this news
The Australian--Responsibility for Qantas's QF Future cost savings plan under Mr Hall will move to chief financial officer -Gareth Evans-. The changes were announced today by ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 07:25:20 GMT+00:00
Second match-winning century in a week for Dinas CC's Jones - Penarth Times Tweet this news
Penarth Times--Clarke brought up yet another 50 against an impressive seam attack, before Ali departed and -Gareth Evans- arrived. A flurry of quick wickets, including the ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 07:18:08 GMT+00:00
Gene linked to male breast cancer - The Press Association Tweet this news
The Press Association--Professor -Gareth Evans-, from St Mary's Hospital in Manchester, who led the study, said the vast majority of the men who developed breast cancer were BRCA2 ... - Date : Mon, 05 Jul 2010 23:05:34 GMT+00:00
ICNND requires substantial reduction of nuclear weapons - People's Daily Online Tweet this news
People's Daily Online--Former Austrian Foreign Minister -Gareth Evans-, one of the co- chairs, told a press release held in the Vienna United Nations Center that"As long as there is ... - Date : Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:22:33 GMT+00:00
NCC signals price increase - Financial Times Tweet this news
Financial Times---Gareth Evans-, an analyst at Investec Securities, said NCC had put in a solid performance. “The group is doing all the right things to dilute the focus on ... - Date : Tue, 06 Jul 2010 02:13:45 GMT+00:00
Gareth Evans appointed as Qantas CFO - eTravelBlackboard - Asia Edition Tweet this news
eTravelBlackboard - Asia Edition---Gareth Evans- has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Qantas Group following the resignation of Colin Storrie earlier this year. ... - Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 02:38:12 GMT+00:00
A farewell to nuclear arms? - Daily Star - Lebanon Tweet this news
Daily Star - Lebanon---...- and Disarmament (ICNND), sponsored by Australia and Japan and co-chaired by former Foreign Ministers Yoriko Kawaguchi and -Gareth Evans-. ... - Date : Sun, 23 May 2010 21:14:01 GMT+00:00
Soccer: Evans has point to prove - Yorkshire Evening Post Tweet this news
Yorkshire Evening Post---GARETH EVANS- has reason aplenty to finish the season in style for Bradford City at old club Crewe Alexandra tomorrow - while settling a score, ... - Date : Fri, 07 May 2010 09:42:17 GMT+00:00
The Final Fantasy - SkySports (blog) Tweet this news
SkySports (blog)--He certainly wouldn't have seen the opening Bradford goal, a superb turn and volley from -Gareth Evans- which nestled in the top-left corner of Jason Steele's ... - Date : Fri, 07 May 2010 12:35:14 GMT+00:00

Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Durack
Attorney-General of Australia
1983 - 1984
Succeeded by
Lionel Bowen
Preceded by
Peter Walsh
Minister for Resources and Energy
1984 - 1987
Succeeded by
Peter Morris
as Minister for Resources
Succeeded by
John Kerin
as Minister for Primary Industry
and Energy
Preceded by
Peter Morris
as Minister for Transport
Minister for Transport and Communications
1987 - 1988
Succeeded by
Ralph Willis
Preceded by
Michael Duffy
as Minister for Communications
Preceded by
Bill Hayden
Foreign Minister of Australia
1988 - 1996
Succeeded by
Alexander Downer
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Michael Duffy
Member for Holt
1996 - 1999
Succeeded by
Anthony Byrne
Party political offices
Preceded by
John Button
Leader of the Australian Labor Party in the Senate
1993 - 1996
Succeeded by
John Faulkner
Preceded by
Kim Beazley
Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party
1996 - 1998
Succeeded by
Simon Crean
Business positions
Preceded by
Alain Destexhe
President of the International Crisis Group
2000 - 2009
Succeeded by
Louise Arbour
Academic offices
Preceded by
Kim Beazley
Chancellor of Australian National University
2010 - present

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