Councillor Daniel Nguyen

Councillor Daniel Nguyen with Title 

Cr Nguyen is of Vietnamese background, previously lived in Richmond public housing, and is Yarra’s youngest current councillor. One of his key aims is to ensure council decisions reflect the diversity of Yarra’s community. He served as Yarra’s Mayor in 2017/18. 

Professionally, he is the Executive Officer of Tarwirri, a membership body for Indigenous law students and lawyers, working towards contributing to the awareness of legal and policy issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Victoria.

He also volunteers in a number of other legal capacities, including working with victims of sex abuse/violence to ensure they are justly compensated.


Cr Nguyen can be contacted on 9205 5055 or 0427 493 509 or email

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