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 4
199 Moorabool Street
Geelong, VIC, 3220

Postal address
Level 4, 199 Moorabool Street
Geelong, VIC, 3220

(03) 5221 4100
(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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