John Sidoti

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John Sidoti
MP
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Drummoyne
Incumbent
Assumed office
26 March 2011
Preceded by Angela D'Amore
Majority 16.7 points (2011)
Personal details
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Sandra Sidoti
Occupation Politician

Anthony "John" Sidoti MP, an Australian politician, is a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Drummoyne since 2011.[1]

Early career and background[edit]

The son of Italian migrants, Sidoti was raised in Sydney's inner west and educated at De La Salle College Ashfield and the Ryde College of TAFE where he studied hospitality.[1] From 1992 to 2008, Sidoti ran a function centre in Five Dock together with his family,[2] and then was a part-time fruit merchant.[1]

Elected as an councillor on Burwood Council in 2008, Sidoti served as mayor from 2009 up until the 2011 state election, when he stood down as mayor, remaining as a councillor.[2]

Political career[edit]

At the 2011 state election, Sidoti was elected with a swing of 19.4 points and won the seat with 66.7 per cent of the two-party vote.[3][3] Sidoti's main opponent was mayor of the City of Canada Bay, Angelo Tsirekas, representing Labor.

Parliamentary committees[edit]

Sidoti chairs the Parliamentary Privileges and Ethics Committee, the Catering Committee and serving as vice-chair of the Social Policy Committee..

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mr (John) Anthony John Sidoti, MP". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. 13 April 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Saulwick, Jacob (29 March 2011). "Grazie, signore – ALP dumped in Drummoyne". The Sydney Morning Herald (Fairfax Media). Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Green, Antony (1 April 2011). "Drummoyne". NSW Votes 2011. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Angela D'Amore
Member for Drummoyne
2011–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent