Martin Daubney obituary and died, practiced as a barrister in litigation and mediation 

“I view my service in the Senate and contributions to the College not only as a way of giving back but also as an investment in the education of young people now and in the future.”

The Honourable Justice Martin Daubney AM practiced as a barrister specializing in litigation and mediation from 1988 until his judicial appointment in 2007. He attained the position of senior counsel in 2000. In the Queensland legal system, Daubney held several notable positions, serving on the Council of the Bar Association of Queensland for over ten years. During this period, he was elected vice-president in 2005 and president in 2006.

In 2007, he received an appointment to the Supreme Court of Queensland, and in 2017, he assumed the role of president of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal, where he continues to serve today.

Daubney has also been actively involved in various capacities within the University and has played a significant role in University colleges. He served on the Senate of the University of Queensland from 2010 to 2017 and held the position of president of King’s College Council from 2009 to 2015. Having been a resident at King’s College from 1980-81, Daubney has been a Fellow of King’s College since 2007 and the Patron of the King’s College Foundation since 2016. Throughout his association with King’s College, he has served as a mentor and provided support to many students.

His commitment extends beyond the University into the broader community, co-founding the Order of Malta’s ‘Coats for the Homeless’ program in Queensland. Daubney has also been an active member of the Catholic Church in Brisbane, serving on the Archdiocesan Finance Council since 2011 (chair since 2018) and participating in numerous other committees.

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