Senator Richard Di Natale

Richard Di Natale

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Senator for Victoria

Leader of the Australian Greens
Australian Greens

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Contact details

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 3170
(02) 6277 3185

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 14
90 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Postal address
Level 14, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

(03) 9654 0430
(03) 5221 5100
Toll Free:
1300 883 502

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In this section:

Parliamentary service

  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2010 (term began 1.7.2011).

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Committee service

  • Senate Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 5.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Senate Select: Abbott Government's Commission of Audit from 12.12.13 to 19.6.14; Abbott Government's Budget Cuts from 7.7.14 to 3.12.14 (Chair from11.12.13) and from 7.7.14 to 15.6.15; Health from 7.7.14.

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Parliamentary party positions

  • Leader of the Australian Greens from 6.5.15.
  • Australian Greens portfolios: Health (including Preventive), Dental Health, Sport, Gambling, Multiculturalism, East Timor and West Papua from 1.7.11 to 11.11.13.
  • Health, Dental Health, Sport, Gambling and Multiculturalism from 11.11.13 to 1.7.14.
  • Health, Multiculturalism and Sport from 1.7.14 to 25.5.15.
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet, Health, Sport and Multiculturalism from 25.5.15.

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Party positions

  • Founding member, Melbourne and Moreland Branches, Victorian Greens.
  • State Policy Coordinator, Victorian Greens 2005-06.
  • Coordinator, Australian Greens Strategic Plan 2007.
  • National Councillor, State Councillor and Regional Councillor, Australian Greens.

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  • Born 6.6.1970, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.

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Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament

  • MBBS (Monash), MPH (La Trobe), MHS (La Trobe).
  • Fellow, Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine.
  • Fellow, Australasian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.
  • General practitioner 1996-2002.
  • Public health registrar, Dept of Human Services 2002-05.
  • International Public Health, Nossal Institute for Global Health, Melbourne University 2005-07.
  • Farmer from 2007.
  • Drug and alcohol clinician from 2008.

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