Prior to entering parliament Mr D’Adam was a member of the Administrative Committee of the NSW Branch of the Australian Labor Party
from 2007-2019. He has also been a member of the party’s Finance Committee and
Deputy Chair of the Prosperity and Fairness at Work Policy Committee. He is currently
a member of its Rules Committee, the Secretary of the Auburn State
Electorate Council and the President of the Party’s Auburn Lidcombe United
Mr D'Adam was manager of the Labor party’s campaign for the state seat of Auburn in the 2019 State election, a position that he
undertook in a voluntary capacity as a local party member.
Mr D’Adam has a partner and three children.
Mr D’Adam holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney.
Prior to his election, Mr D’Adam worked in various industrial and policy roles within the Australian Union Movement. In 1997
he worked as a Forest Liaison Officer during the Carr Government’s Forest
Industry Structural Adjustment Package. He was responsible for assisting
displaced timber workers affected by the significant structural changes then
occurring in the NSW forestry industry. Following this, Mr D’Adam
worked for the Forestry division of the CFMEU as an Industrial Officer.
In 1999 he left the CFMEU to take up an organiser position at the Public Service Association. Mr D’Adam remained at the PSA for
17 years as an Industrial Officer and later the Director of Strategy and
In 2017 Mr D’Adam became the director of Industrial Advocacy and Advice at the Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance.
Mr D’Adam’s areas of policy interest include work health and safety, education, community engagement, employment law and worker’s
Video of first speech
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.