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Giovanni Antonio Sgro

Giovanni Antonio Sgro

Born
16 February 1931 (Seminara, Italy)
Parents
Pietro, farmer, and Maria
Marriage
18 Dec 1965 Anne Foster, school teacher; 3d.
Occupation
Painter and decorator
Education
State school, Italy
Career
Emigrated to Aust. 1952; led protest against conditions at Bonegilla Migrant Hostel 1952; painter and decorator, in partnership with brothers as Colore Decorating Company from 1961; founding president Federazione Italiana Lavorati Emigrati Famiglie (Federation of Italian Migrant Workers and their Families) 1972- ; electorate secretary to J. Simmonds MLA 1978-1979; president Brunswick High School Council 1981-1982; member Congress for International Co-operation and Disarmament.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
Joined 1958, chairman Coburg branch and Wills fed. electorate assembly
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Melbourne North
5th May 1979
 
2nd Oct 1992
 

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.

Inaugural Speech
18 July 1979, ALP, Council, Melbourne North
Appointments
Legal and Constitution Cttee 1979-1982. Library Cttee 1979-1992. Economic and Budget Review Cttee 1982-1985. Chairman of Committees and Deputy President of the Legislative Council 1984-89. Legislative Council House Cttee 1988-1992. Printing Cttee 1988-1992.
Publications
Mediterranean Son : Memoirs of a Calabrian Migrant
References
Who's Who in Australia 1980-1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; Herald 7 Mar 1977; Age 1 Mar 1977, 19 July 1979; Preston Post Times 1 May 1979
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)