|Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
18 September 1999
|Preceded by||David Cunningham|
9 November 1958 |
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
Donato Antonio "Don" Nardella (born 9 November 1958) is an Australian politician. He has been an Australian Labor Party member of the Victorian Parliament since 1992, sitting first in the Legislative Council for Melbourne North Province and then in the Legislative Assembly for Melton.
Nardella was born in Footscray, Victoria, and received First Class Welder Certificates in the early 1980s. In 1981 he received a licence as a crane driver and chaser. He became a Labor Party state organiser in 1985, and remained prominent in the union movement as a member of the Municipal Executive.
In 1992, Nardella was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council on the Labor ticket for Melbourne North Province. He was appointed Shadow Minister for Aged Care and Shadow Minister Assisting on Workcover in 1995, exchanging Aged Care for Consumer Affairs in 1999. In that year he transferred to the lower house, winning the safe seat of Melton.
Nardella is married with two stepchildren and three grandchildren. He currently lives in South Barwon.
|Victorian Legislative Council|
|Member for Melbourne North Province
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|Member for Melton
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