Snapshot of former Greens leader Di Natale

Matt Coughlan
Richard Di Natale has resigned as Australia Greens leader, citing "family reasons"

RICHARD DI NATALE'S POLITICAL CAREER

* Born June 6, 1970 in Melbourne.

* Elected to federal parliament in 2010 as the Greens' first Victorian senator.

* Leader of the Greens between May 2015 and February 2020.

* Before politics was a general practitioner and public health specialist working in Aboriginal health in the NT, the drug and alcohol sector and HIV prevention in India.

* The Greens recorded second-highest result at 2019 election, but failed to add to the party's one lower house seat.

* At the 2016 federal poll, the party lost a senator in South Australia while also increasing lower house vote.

* Di Natale pushed for a federal corruption watchdog, passing a private bill to establish one through the Senate.

* Pushed for banking and disability royal commission.

* Advocated for action on climate change, medicinal cannabis and higher standards for MPs.

* Led the Greens' walkout during Pauline Hanson's first speech after her re-election to federal parliament in 2016.