|Senator for Victoria|
21 August 2013
|Preceded by||David Feeney|
10 September 1974 |
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Occupation||Research manager, ministerial advisor|
On 21 August, Tillem was appointed to David Feeney's former Senate seat by a joint sitting of the Parliament of Victoria. Tillem was an unnsuccessful Senate candidate in the 2013 federal election, and his term will expire on 30 June 2014. He is the first Turkish-born member of the Australian parliament.
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