Director of Public Prosecutions / Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Amanda Forrester studied at The University of Western Australia where she completed her law degree in 1994 and was admitted into practice in 1996 after completing her articles of clerkship at Jackson McDonald in 1996. Before her appointment as acting director of public prosecution, Ms Forrester held the positions of Consultant State Prosecutor and Senior State Prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) in WA. Ms Forrester had several years’ experience as Crown Prosecutor at both the Office of Public Prosecutions in Victoria and the ODPP in WA. She is the first female to be appointed WA's Director of Public Prosecution.