Bethany grew up in Naarm Melbourne and moved to Rubibi Broome in 2022. She works as a lawyer at the Kimberley Land Council and teaches yoga casually. She was previously a class actions lawyer at Maurice Blackburn, and an Associate to a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia. She is passionate about using the law as a tool to support social and environmental movements. She has a BA (Hons) in Linguistics and Australian Indigenous Studies, and a Diploma of Languages in French from the University of Melbourne. She also has a Master of Laws – Juris Doctor (Hons) from the University of New South Wales.