Q and A with Bunyip lawyer Tony King

Get to know Bunyip lawyer Tony King.

By Jessica Anstice

How many children/grandchildren do you have? Two sons and one grandchild.

What do you like about Bunyip? It’s a town with a friendly environment where people still say “hello”.

What are your hobbies outside of work? Farming, hunting and fishing.

What are your favourite foods? Roast duck and pork and steak and crayfish.

What type of movies do you enjoy? Old movies such as Crocodile Dundee, Coming to America and the Colour Purple. Currently enjoying watching Game of Thrones.

Describe yourselves in two sentences. I am interested in the future development and growth of Bunyip and surrounding areas and I like to assist people through our legal practice in Bunyip

What would your last meal be? Crayfish mornay.

Name five guests you would invite to dinner. Five of my close friends who I have been too busy to contact/catch up with over the years and always saying at New Year “We must catch up next year!”.

If money was no object, what would you spend it on? The best equipped 4WD available – Toyota Sahara.

What type of music do you like? Country and western, gospel and classical.

Where is your dream holiday destination? Cape York, Queensland. Thursday Island.

Which sport/s do you play and/or take an interest in? Gymnastics and walking.

What is something most people don’t know about you? I have operated a number of farms in West Gippsland over the years. I have been a member of The Law Institute of Victoria for some 45 years. Anna and I have hosted a number of students through Rotary International. One of those students is a well known surgeon in America. I have consulted on the redevelopment of an Aboriginal community Port Keats in the Northern Territory.

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