Guy Zangari

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Guy Zangari
Guy Zangari MP, Member for Fairfield.jpg
Portrait of Mr Guy Zangari MP
Member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
for Fairfield
Assumed office
26 Mar 2011
Preceded by Joe Tripodi
Shadow Minister for Justice and Police
Assumed office
10 March 2016
Leader Luke Foley
Preceded by Jodi McKay
Shadow Minister for Corrections
Assumed office
9 April 2015
Leader Luke Foley
Shadow Minister for Emergency Services
Assumed office
9 April 2015
Leader Luke Foley
Preceded by Ron Hoenig
Personal details
Born Gaetano Zangari
Political party Labor Party
Spouse(s) Melissa Pellegrino
Children Four
Alma mater Australian Catholic University
Occupation Teacher

Gaetano "Guy" Zangari is an Australian politician. He has been a Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly since March 2011, representing the electorate of Fairfield.

Zangari was a teacher at various high schools in western Sydney for over 16 years. He spent over eight years teaching at Patrician Brothers' College, Fairfield, and most recently was a Pastoral Care Coordinator at Freeman Catholic College in Bonnyrigg.[1]

On 18 November 2010, he was preselected unopposed for the seat of Fairfield to replace the former Member, Joe Tripodi, who announced he would be quitting parliament at the next election. Zangari went on to win the once safe Labor seat with a swing against the party of more than 18 points during the Coalition's landslide win into office. He held the seat by less than 1,300 votes.[2]

2015 State Election[edit]

At the 2015 NSW State Election, Guy secured 53.71% of the formal vote after preferences giving him a 15.2% swing back to Labor.[3] Guy retained the Seat of Fairfield which has returned to the status of a safe Labor seat.[4]


New South Wales Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Joe Tripodi
Member for Fairfield