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Richard Di Natale

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Dr Richard Di Natale

Leader of the Australian Greens
In office
6 May 2015 – 3 February 2020
See list
Preceded byChristine Milne
Succeeded byAdam Bandt
Senator for Victoria
Assumed office
1 July 2011
Personal details
Richard Luigi Di Natale[1]

(1970-06-06) 6 June 1970 (age 54)
Melbourne, Victoria
Political partyGreens
Lucy Quarterman (m. 2007)
ResidenceOtway Ranges, Victoria
EducationParade College
Alma materMonash University
La Trobe University
OccupationGeneral practitioner

Richard Luigi Di Natale (born 6 June 1970) is an Australian politician. He has been a senator for Victoria since 2011. He also served as the leader of the Australian Greens from 2015 to 2020. Di Natale was elected to the national Senate in the 2010 federal election.[2] He was the lead Greens Senate candidate in Victoria in the 2007 federal election but failed to win a seat.

Di Natale became federal parliamentary leader of the Australian Greens on 6 May 2015 following the resignation of Christine Milne.[3] Di Natale led the Greens at the 2 July 2016 federal election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Di Natale quashes citizenship doubts with help from Italian consulate". SBS News. 22 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.
  2. Jenkins, Melissa (22 August 2010). "First Green Vic Senator, Fielding out". ninemsn. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2010.
  3. Norman, Jane (6 May 2015). "Australian Greens: Richard Di Natale elected new leader after Christine Milne resignation". ABC News. Retrieved 6 May 2015.