History – THE RT HON SIR HARRY GIBBS GCMG AC KBE

THE RT HON SIR HARRY GIBBS GCMG AC KBE

THE RT HON SIR HARRY GIBBS GCMG AC KBE

The Rt Hon Sir Harry Talbot Gibbs gave long and distinguished service to the nation in many fields: as a barrister; a member of the armed services; a member of the University of Queensland Faculty of Law; a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland, of the Federal Court of Bankruptcy, and of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory; and as a Justice of the High Court and ultimately as Chief Justice of Australia.

Born in Sydney in 1917, Sir Harry was educated at the Ipswich Grammar School and the