|Chief Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory|
13 October 2011
|Acting Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory|
1 August 2019
|Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory|
19 July 2010 - 12 October 2011
|Alma mater||University of Sydney|
|Branch/service||Royal Australian Air Force|
Lorraine Anne Walker is the Chief Magistrate of the Australian Capital Territory and an Acting Judge of Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory.
She was sworn in as a Magistrate on 19 July 2010 and as Chief Magistrate on 13 October 2011. On 1 August 2019, Walker was appointed an Acting Judge of the Supreme Court for 12 months to establish the Territory's Drug and Alcohol Court.
In 2010, she was appointed to the Magistrates Court. In 2011, she was appointed Chief Magistrate. By virtue of her appointment as Chief Magistrate, she is also the Chief Coroner of the Australian Capital Territory.
In 2019, Walker was appointed to the Supreme Court as an Acting Judge to establish the Territory's Drug and Alcohol Court. As her appointment as an Acting Judge is only for one year, she will continue to formally hold the role of Chief Magistrate. Magistrate Glenn Theakston has been appointed as Acting Chief Magistrate during her appointment.
She has four children and a partner.