Hong Lim

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Hong Lim
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Clarinda
Assumed office
29 November 2014
Preceded by New seat
Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly
for Clayton
In office
30 March 1996 – 29 November 2014
Preceded by Gerard Vaughan
Succeeded by Seat abolished
Personal details
Born (1950-11-11) 11 November 1950 (age 64)
Cambodia
Political party Australian Labor Party

Hong Muy Lim (simplified Chinese: 林美丰; traditional Chinese: 林美豐; pinyin: Lín Měifēng) (born 11 November 1950), Australian politician, has been a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly since 1996, representing the seat of Clayton until 2014 and Clarinda thereafter. He represents the Australian Labor Party.

Lim was born in Cambodia, and is of Chinese Cambodian origins. He was educated at schools in Phnom Penh before coming to Australia in 1970, and then at the University of Tasmania and Monash University, Melbourne, where he graduated in arts. He was Chairman of the Victorian Indo-Chinese Communities Council 1984–92 and President of the Cambodian Association of Victoria 1992–96. He was a commissioner of the Victorian Ethnic Affairs Commission 1985–92, and a member of the Monash University Council 1996–98.[1]

Lim was elected to the Legislative Assembly in 1996, and was an appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Victorian Communities, John Thwaites, in 2002.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lim, Hong". Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 8 February 2010. 

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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by
Gerard Vaughan
Member for Clayton
1996–2014
Abolished
New seat Member for Clarinda
2014–present
Incumbent