Scott Farlow Member of the Legislative Council Government Whip in the Legislative Council The Honourable Scott Farlow MLC was elected to the NSW Legislative Council in 2015, representing the Liberal Party. Scott currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer and for COVID Recovery, a role which has encompassed varied and detailed projects including supporting the NSW Federal Financial Relations Review, engaging with industry and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and supporting the delivery and implementation of COVID-19 related programs and stimulus. Scott chairs the Parliamentary Friends of the United Kingdom and the Parliamentary Friends of Mental Health, and currently serves as Deputy Chair on the Joint Standing Committee on the Office of the Valuer General, and as a member on the Education, Regulation, Transport & Customer Service, and Law & Justice committees. Since entering Parliament Scott has served as Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Social Issues, Law & Justice, Regulation, and the Select Committee on Legislative Council committees system, and served as a member on many other committees. Prior to entering Parliament, Scott served as both Mayor and as a Councillor on Strathfield Municipal Council, and has previously worked as an analyst and strategic advisor for large firms, State and Federal Parliamentarians. Growing up in Sydney’s Inner West, Scott was the first member of his family to study at university, and has degrees in Law and Commerce from the University of Sydney, and a Diploma of Legal Practice from the College of Law. Married to Penny, and with two children (Christian and Collette), Scott is passionate about increasing efficiency and transparency in Government, and ensuring the prosperity of NSW as we enter into the post-COVID recovery period.