Mr Meng Heang Tak

Meng Heang Tak

Meet Heang

Known as Heang by his friends, Heang is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria, representing the District of Clarinda. He was elected in November 2018. Heang lives in Springvale with his wife and three children.  

Heang migrated to Australia when he was 16 from Cambodia and has since become a proud resident of the Springvale area and Victorian community. After arriving in Australia, Heang attended the English Language School at Westall Secondary and attended Heatherhill Secondary College in Keysboroough before completing a double degree in Arts and Laws, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and Graduate Certificate in Migration Law.  

Prior to being elected to the Victorian Parliament, Heang worked as a suburban legal practitioner for more than a decade, as well as an SBS broadcaster for Khmer programs. Heang also served as a councillor in the City of Greater Dandenong (2012-2018) and was mayor of the city in 2015-2016.  

Clarinda is one of Victoria’s most culturally and linguistically diverse electorates and he is proud to represent such a thriving, multicultural community.

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Register of Interest

Historical information

  • First elected
    24 November 2018
  • 2,013 days of Parliamentary Service
    2018 - Current

Electorate history

  • Clarinda since 24 November 2018

Party history

  • Australian Labor Party since 24 November 2018

Committee membership history

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