NSW Member for Fairfield (ALP)
Power dressing to the right, Joe Tripodi burst onto the political
scene by pinching the seat of a sitting member from his own side
before fading into backbench obscurity.
Taking his cue from American politics, Tripodi single handedly
dragged himself from political oblivion and onto the front pages
of Sydney's tabloids after allegedly sexually harassing a startled
Although his bosom buddies in the Labor party were quick to jump
to his defense, it is likely to be some time before he is once
again performing at his peak.
Given the shape and size of his electorate, Tripodi is rumoured
to be more than happy with his political foray.