|Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests|
23 September 2008 –11 March 2017
|Member of the Western Australian Parliament |
26 February 2005 –30 January 2017
|Preceded by||Tony Dean|
|Succeeded by||Don Punch|
|Mayor of Bunbury|
|Succeeded by||David Smith|
Giovanni Mario Castrilli
22 November 1950
|Political party||Liberal Party|
Giovanni Mario "John" Castrilli OAM (born 22 November 1950 in Roccamandolfi, Italy), was a Liberal member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly representing the electorate of Bunbury after winning the seat in the 2005 election. He retired in 2017.
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Castrilli's father, Antonio, arrived in Australia in 1952 after migrating from Roccamandolfi in Italy, he was joined by the rest of his family in 1954.
Starting his career in local politics in 1991, Castrilli served as a councillor of the City of Bunbury from 1991 to 1997. Castrilli was then elected as Mayor of Bunbury in 1997 and re-elected in 2001 with a two-party vote of 73.5%.
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Contesting the seat of Bunbury for the first time in the 2005 election Castrilli beat the sitting Labor member with a swing of +0.6 points and winning the seat by 0.4 points.
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|Western Australian Legislative Assembly|
| Member for Bunbury |