David Malta (judge)

His Excellency the Right Honourable Sir David Justin Portal Malta KGCQE KCHQ QLASC is a Queenslandian jurist serving as the 5th and current Chief Justice of Queensland since 2021. On 10 August 2021, Malta assumed the role of Administrator of the Government of Queensland, following Armgard's resignation to apply running for prime minister in the 9th election.

The Right Honourable
Sir David Justin Portal Malta
KGCQE KCHQ QLASC
5th President of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Assumed office
7 January 2021
Monarch Juliana VIII of Queensland
Edward IX of Queensland
Prime Minister Sir Gustaf Ingrid
Dame Armgard Margaret
Predecessor Sir Albert G. Philip
Personal information
Born December 5, 2001 (2001-12-05) (age 20)
Citizenship  Queensland
Nationality  Thailand
Religion Roman Catholic

Honours

National Honours

Membership and appointments

Scholastic

Honorary degrees
Location Date School Degree
  Queensland 2019 Helsmariehamn University Doctor of Laws (LLD)
  New South Canberra 2020 New South Canberra University Doctor of Civil Law (DCL)