Minister responsible for Youth
The Hon. Victor Dominello MP
Minister for Citizenship and Communities
Ryde electorate office
Hon Victor Dominello MP
Victor was born and raised in the Ryde district.
Victor studied law and in 1991 was admitted as a practitioner of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia after taking the Solicitor's Admission Board Examinations.
Victor enjoyed an extensive legal career including appearing in a number of cases in the High Court of Australia. In 2000, Victor became a partner of Etheringtons Solicitors.
In 1995, at the age of 28, Victor was elected as a Councillor of Ryde City Council. He was re-elected in 1999 and remained on Council until 2004.
Whilst on Council, Victor was Chair of a number of committees, including the Development Committee, and had significant involvement in the establishment of the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre and the development of Macquarie Business Park.
Victor has served as a member of the Public Accounts Committee, the Independent Commission Against Corruption Committee and represented the now Premier, Mr Barry O'Farrell MP as a Trustee of the Anzac Memorial.
On 3 April 2011 Victor was sworn in as the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and the Minister for Citizenship and Communities, which includes the Veterans' Affairs, Volunteering and Youth portfolios and covers the Community Relations Commission.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Victor was fortunate to travel to many places around the world including India, Central and South America, Europe, the United States and Asia. He is also a passionate supporter of the West Tigers Rugby League Team.