Richard Di Natale

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Dr Richard Di Natale

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Leader of the Australian Greens
Assumed office
6 May 2015
Deputy
Preceded byChristine Milne
Senator for Victoria
Assumed office
1 July 2011
Personal details
Born
Richard Luigi Di Natale[1]

(1970-06-06) 6 June 1970 (age 48)
Melbourne, Victoria
Political partyGreens
Spouse(s)
Lucy Quarterman (m. 2007)
Children2
ResidenceOtway Ranges, Victoria
EducationParade College
Alma materMonash University
La Trobe University
OccupationGeneral practitioner
(self-employed)
ProfessionPhysician
Websiterichard-di-natale.greensmps.org.au

Richard Luigi Di Natale (born 6 June 1970) is an Australian politician. He is Senator and leader of the Australian Greens. Di Natale was elected to the Australian 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.