New QCAT President appointed

Published Friday, 06 October, 2017 at 09:15 AM

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills
The Honourable Yvette D'Ath

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today announced that Supreme Court Justice Martin Daubney would be the new President of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. 

Mrs D’Ath said the three year appointment would start on October 16 2017.

“QCAT plays an important role in our justice system, as a way to actively resolve disputes in a fair, accessible, quick and inexpensive manner.

“I thank Justice Daubney for taking on this significant role.”

Justice Daubney was appointed to the Supreme Court in 2007. At the time he was the president of the Bar Association of Queensland.

He was admitted to the Bar in 1988 and appointed Senior Counsel in 2000.

Justice Daubney replaces Justice David Thomas, who resigned as QCAT President in June to become President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

“My thanks to QCAT Deputy President Judge Suzanne Sheridan for her work as Acting President in the past few months,” Mrs D’Ath said.


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