Portrait of Betty King

Betty King

Justice Betty King QC is Chairperson of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Review Board and a former judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Her Honour joined the Victorian Bar in 1975 and practised in the criminal jurisdictions for both defence and prosecution. She was a Prosecutor for the Queen for the State of Victoria from 1986 until her appointment as the first Prosecutor for the Queen for the Commonwealth in 1989.

In 1992 she was appointed Queen’s Counsel. She became a judge of the County Court of Victoria in 2000 and a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2005 until her retirement in 2015.