Don Walker was born in Ayr, Queensland, in 1951.
He is publicly known as a founding member of and songwriter for Cold Chisel, and for his solo shows and recordings under his own name and under the name Catfish.
He has also toured and recorded with Tex Perkins and Charlie Owen.
His first book, Shots, was published by Black Inc. in 2009.
A new set of songs and recordings, mixed by Joe Henry, will be released in 2013.
Don Walker will be appearing at The All Tomorrows Parties Festival with his band, the Suave Fucks, featuring Red Rivers on guitar.