Mr Sam Lim MP

Mr Sam Lim MP

Member for Tangney

Australian Labor Party
House of Representatives

Seating Plan

Seating map

Electorate Office

(Principal Office)

6 Aveley Street
Willetton, WA, 6155

Postal address

PO Box 329
Willetton, WA, 6155

(08) 9354 9633

Parliament Office

PO Box 6022
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

(02) 6277 4723


Parliamentary service
  • Elected to the House of Representatives for Tangney, Western Australia, 2022.
Committee service
  • House of Representatives Standing: Social Policy and Legal Affairs served from 28.7.2022 to present
  • Joint Select: National Anti-Corruption Commission Legislation served from 28.9.2022 to 10.11.2022
  • Joint Statutory: Law Enforcement served from 28.7.2022 to present; Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity served from 28.7.2022 to 1.7.2023
Parliamentary party positions
  • Australian Labor Party. Served: 21.05.2022 to present
  • Born: 6.6.1961, Parit Zing, Muar, Johor, Malaysia
  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
Qualifications and occupation before entering Federal Parliament
  • DipPublicSafety(Policing) (Western Australia Police Academy).
  • Dolphin Trainer from 1980 to 1984.
  • Police Officer from 1980 to 1981.
  • Business Owner from 29.2.1988 to 2005.
  • Patrol and Security Officer from 2005 to 2006.
  • Police Officer from 6.11.2006 to 20.5.2022.
  • Name: Tangney
  • Location: Tangney is bordered by the Swan and Canning Rivers to the north and east. It contains most of the City of Melville, a part of the City of Canning and a small portion of the City of Cockburn. The suburbs include Alfred Cove, Applecross, Ardross, Attadale, Bateman, Bicton, Booragoon, Brentwood, Bull Creek, Ferndale, Kardinya (part), Leeming (part), Lynwood, Melville, Mount Pleasant, Murdoch, Myaree, Parkwood, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, Willagee, Willetton and Winthrop.
  • Area: 83 Sq km
  • Electors enrolled: 94,365 (at 10.6.2019)
  • Industries: Industries include light industrial, retail, commercial, medical, education and recreation.
  • Awarded Police Officer of the Year, 2020.

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