Senator Richard Di Natale

Senator for Victoria

Positions
Leader of the Australian Greens
Chair of Select Committee into the Political Influence of Donations
Party
Australian Greens
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Level 14
90 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Postal address

Level 14, 90 Collins Street
Melbourne, VIC, 3000

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

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3170
Fax:
(02) 6277 3185

Connect with Senator Richard Di Natale

Email
senator.dinatale@aph.gov.au
Social media

Websites
Party website

Alternative URL

https://www.aph.gov.au/Senator_Di_Natale

State/Territory

VIC map

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Victoria 2010 (term began 1.7.2011) and 2016.
Committee service
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation and References Committees from 5.7.11 to 11.11.13; substitute member References from 10.8.17 to16.10.17.
  • 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 from 7.7.14 to 3.12.14) and from 7.7.14 to 15.6.15; Health from 7.7.14 to 9.5.16; Strengthening Multiculturalism from 7.2.17 (Chair from 7.2.17); Political Influence of Donations from 17.8.17.
  • Joint Statutory: Human Rights from 12.12.16 to 13.12.16.
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 to 25.8.16.
  • Health, Sport and Multiculturalism from 25.8.16.
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.
Personal
  • Born 6.6.1970, Melbourne, Vic.
  • Married.
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, Department 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.