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SCARR, PaulBiography for SCARR, Paul

Senator for Queensland

Liberal National Party (Queensland)



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 Occupations 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.