Councillor Adrian Wong was first elected to Fairfield City Council in September 2016. He was elected the Deputy Mayor in September 2017. Councillor Wong represents the Council as Director on the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) and as the Treasurer on the Georges Riverkeeper.
Clr Wong was born in Sydney to parents, who migrated to Australia from Vietnam and China, more than 40 years ago. He has lived in Cabramatta for over 30 years, and along with his wife Stephanie and daughter Alivia, continue to live in our local community.
Clr Wong attended Canley Vale Public School and Canley Vale High School, before graduating with double degrees in Law and Commerce (Business Economics) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). He also holds an Executive Certificate for Elected Members.
Before being elected to Council, Clr Wong was Senior Adviser at the Parliament of Australia, Chairperson of South West Connect, Company Secretary of CORE Community Services, Director of South West Sydney Lions Club and a member of Council’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC).
Clr Wong was awarded the Fairfield City Young Citizen of the Year in 2012. He was also awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship by the Lions Clubs International Foundation in 2018. For the past four years, Clr Wong has been helping people with disabilities, working as NDIS Coordinator at Uniting and Disability Program Manager in Fairfield, Cabramatta, Liverpool and Bankstown.