|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Toowoomba South
1 November 1986 – 23 March 1991
|Preceded by||John Warner|
|Succeeded by||Mike Horan|
|Born||Clive John Berghofer
4 March 1935
Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
|Political party||National Party|
|Spouse(s)||Evon Margaret Erbacher (m.1959)|
|Occupation||Managing Director, Land developer|
Clive John Berghofer (born 4 March 1935) is an Australian property developer, politician and philanthropist.
He served as an alderman on Toowoomba City Council from 1973 to 1982, serving as Toowoomba's 61st Mayor from 1982 to 1992. He was National Party MLA for Toowoomba South (1986–1991). On 23 March 1991 he was forced to vacate his seat, in order to retain his position as Mayor after changes to the relevant legislation. National Party candidate Mike Horan won the resulting by-election on 18 May.
He has made donations to CareFlight, an Australian aero-medical charity. As a result, his name appears on some of their rescue helicopters. He also donated $10 million in 2001 and $50 million in 2013 to the Queensland Institute of Medical Research. As a result, the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute is named in his honour.
- Medal of the Order of Australia, 26 January 1994, In recognition of service to local government and to the community.
- Australian Sports Medal, 30 August 2000, Does not play sport but supports many clubs. Acts as guarantor for clubs seeking to build facilities.
- Centenary Medal, 1 January 2001, For distinguished service to the community through funding research.
- Member of the Order of Australia, 12 June 2006, For service to the community through philanthropic support for medical research, health, sporting and educational organisations in Queensland.
- Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1986-1989
- Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1989-1992
- Toowoomba (The seat of Toowoomba South lies in the city's southern suburbs and urban fringe.)
- "Biography at Toowoomba City Council website". Retrieved 12 January 2008.
- Katrina Strickland, 'Giving It Away: Clive Berghofer', The Australian Financial Review Magazine: The Wealth Issue, July 2014, p. 30
- "Queenslaqnd Local Government Act" (PDF). Archived from the original on 30 August 2007. Retrieved 12 January 2008.
- It's an Honour - Honours - Search Australian Honours
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