Petrea King

N.D., D.B.M., D.R.M., Dip. C. Hyp., I.Y.T.A.

Petrea King is the Founding Director and CEO of the Quest for Life Foundation. She is the bestselling author of eight books including Quest for Life and Your Life Matters. Petrea has also written 3 children’s books You, Me & the Rainbow, Rainbow Kids and The Rainbow Garden; and recorded a dozen meditation CD’s, including the Rainbow Connection CD for children.

Petrea provides a practical and spiritual perspective in the challenging arenas of life including facing mortality, grief, loss and trauma. Our changing world demands a robust version of spirituality and Petrea is well versed in articulating that for individuals, groups and the media. She makes the invisible world accessible and is able to shed light and wisdom on living a meaningful life in the midst of difficult circumstances.

Petrea is a regular guest on ABC national and local radio and she has been featured in many television programs. Petrea has received many awards for her work including the Advance Australia Award, the Centenary Medal, Citizen of the Year for 2008 and has been amongst the nominees for Australian of the Year each year since 2003.

Petrea is a regular keynote speaker at conferences nationally and internationally.


“Petrea I had the overwhelming pleasure of listening to you speak at the Happiness Conference, you are inspirational beyond words - thank you for giving so much of yourself & your time.” Andy