The Getaway Plan is an alternative rock band based in Australia. The band formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 2004, comprising of vocalist/guitarist Matthew Wright, guitarist Clint Splattering, bassist Dave Anderson and drummer Aaron Barnett. Their debut release was a demo in 2004. In 2006 The Getaway Plan signed to Boomtown Records and made their debut release through a label, an EP titled Hold Conversation.
They found commercial success upon the release of their debut studio album Other Voices, Other Rooms, in 2008. The album peaked at #1 on the Australian Independent Records (AIR) charts and #14 on the ARIA albums chart, spending four weeks in the ARIA top fifty.
On February 25th 2009, they announced that they had split up. Their last shows were held in June.
In November 2010, they reformed with an announcement of a new album and national tour.