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The Hon. Scott Glynn FARLOW, MLC

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This seat is currently vacant.
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Member of the Legislative Council
Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier (Leader of the House) in the Legislative Council
Member of the Liberal Party
Term of service expires 57th Parliament (3 March 2023)
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Parliamentary Activity
Current Positions
Position Start Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 28 Mar 2015
Parliamentary Secretary 01 Feb 2017 Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier (Leader of the House) in the Legislative Council
Member, Portfolio Committee No. 1 – Premier and Finance 14 May 2015
Member, Select Committee on the Legislative Council committees system 24 Jun 2015 Chair
Member, Joint Standing Committee on Road Safety 11 Aug 2016
Prior Positions
Position Start End Period Notes
Member, Committee on the Ombudsman, the Police Integrity Commission and the Crime Commission 02 Jun 2015 06 Apr 2017 1 yr 10 mths 5 days
Member, Standing Committee on Social Issues 09 Sep 2016 28 Mar 2017 6 mths 20 days Chair
Member, General Purpose Standing Committee No. 6 14 May 2015 09 Sep 2016 1 yr 3 mths 27 days
Member, Standing Committee on Law and Justice 14 May 2015 24 Jun 2015 1 mth 11 days Chair
About the Electorate

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Biography
Political Party Activity - Chairman of Convention Committee Liberal Party of Australia, NSW Division (2010-2015). Urban Representative, State Executive, Liberal Party of Australia, NSW Division (2011-2012). President, NSW Young Liberal Movement (2008-2011), Policy Vice President, NSW Young Liberal Movement (2008). President, Liberal Party Strathfield SEC (2003-2006). Life member, Young Liberal Movement of Australia (NSW Division), Life Member, Sydney University Liberal Club.
Community Activity - Mayor, Strathfield Municipal Council (2007-2008). Councillor, Strathfield Municipal Council (2004-2008). Member of Lions Club Burwood (2002-2004). Parish Councillor, St Andrew's Anglican Church Strathfield (2001-2002). Member, Law Society of NSW (2014-Present). Member, Sydney Institute (2011-Present).
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Personal - Born and raised in Sydney's Inner West to parents, Mark and Cassandra. Educated at Homebush Public School and Sydney Technical High School. Married to Penny with a young son, Christian.

Special Interests: family, Rugby League (Wests Tigers), Rugby Union (NSW Waratahs), Basketball (Los Angeles Lakers), AFL (Sydney Swans), Cricket, Kayaking, Golf, Christianity, Australian, US, English and French history.
Qualifications, Occupations and Interests - Bachelor of Commerce, University of Sydney (2005). Bachelor of Laws, University of Sydney (2010). Diploma of Legal Practice, College of Law (2014). Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors; NSW Supreme Court; and High Court of Australia.

Political Adviser to a range of State and Federal Liberal Politicians (2005-2009) (2014-2015). Consultant across Public Affairs, Marketing and Strategy (2009-2014). Tax Analyst (2003-2004).

Honours: Dean's List, Sydney University (2002). Premier's Award for NSW HSC (2001).
Additional Information - Inaugural speech, 6 May 2015