Tamir was born in Israel and moved to Australia at the age of 13. He is a former member of the Brisbane Jewish community and has been residing in Melbourne for the past 20+ years. He was a past leader in Betar youth group and the current president of Betar Parents and Friends Vic. His career to date has been divided equally between the IT industry and currently the Defence industry specialising in business development.
He is a passionate Zionist who is also a member of the Australians Friends of Likud. His interests also extend to current issues in the Australian political landscape. He also is a volunteer at Bialik College where he is a current member of the Bialik College Parents Association.