Senator Paul Scarr

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Senator for Queensland

Party
Liberal Party of Australia
Chamber
Senate

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

Commonwealth Parliament Office Level 25 Waterfront Place
1 Eagle Street
Brisbane, QLD, 4000

Postal address

GPO Box 228
Brisbane, QLD, 4001

Telephone:
(07) 3211 7240

Parliament Office

PO Box 6100
Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone:
(02) 6277 3712
Fax:

Biography

Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the Senate for Queensland 2019.
Committee service
  • Senate Standing: Regulations and Ordinances from 2.7.2019; Scrutiny of Bills from 2.7.2019.
  • Senate Select: Jobs for the Future in Regional Areas from 1.8.2019; Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology from 11.9.2019.
  • Senate Legislative and General Purpose Standing: Finance and Public Administration: Legislation from 2.7.2019; Finance and Public Administration: References from 2.7.2019.
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement from 2.7.2019; Public Accounts and Audit from 2.7.2019.
Party positions
  • Member of the Liberal Party (Queensland Branch) from 1987.
  • Editor of the Young Liberals Magazine (Queensland Branch), 1990.
  • Chair of the Young Liberals Policy Committee (Queensland Branch), 1993.
  • Chairman of the Liberal Party Hawken Drive Branch from 1997 to 1999.
  • Secretary of the Liberal National Party Indooroopilly State Electoral Council from 2013 to 2016.
  • Vice-Chairman of the Liberal National Party Moreton Federal Electoral Council from 2013 to 2016.
  • Chairman of the Liberal National Party Indooroopilly State Electoral Council, 2016.
  • Chairman of the Liberal National Party Miller State Electoral Council, 2017.
  • Honorary Life Member of the Liberal National Party Young Branch, 2017.
Personal
  • Born 20.8.1969, Sydney, Australia
  • Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • LLB(Hons) (University of Queensland).
  • BCom (University of Queensland).
  • GradDipAppCorpGov (Governance Institute of Australia).
  • FGIA (Governance Institute of Australia).
  • Articled Clerk at Allens (Brisbane) from 1992 to 1993.
  • Solicitor and Senior Associate at Allens (Brisbane) from 1994 to 1999.
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, 1994.
  • Senior Associate at Allens (Papua New Guinea) from 1999 to 2001.
  • Solicitor of the National Court of Papua New Guinea, 1999.
  • Senior Associate at Allens (Brisbane) from 2002 to 2005.
  • Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons (Brisbane) from 2005 to 2007.
  • General Counsel of PanAust Limited from 2007 to 2019.
  • Company Secretary of PanAust Limited from 2007 to 2015.