Clive Berghofer

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Clive John Berghofer (born 4 March 1935[1]) is an Australian property developer, politician and philanthropist.

Berghofer was 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.[2] National Party candidate Mike Horan won the resulting by-election on 18 May.

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Honours[3][edit]

  • 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography at Toowoomba City Council website". Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  2. ^ "Queenslaqnd Local Government Act" (PDF). Archived from the original on 30 August 2007. Retrieved 12 January 2008. 
  3. ^ It's an Honour - Honours - Search Australian Honours