Clermont businessman sworn in as councillor
A CLERMONT business identity was sworn in as Division 1 councillor at a special ceremony at Moranbah on Tuesday. Greg Austen was elected following a by-election on November 18, sparked by Dale Appleton’s resignation. Councillor Austen has lived in the Clermont district for 30 years where he has worked as a horse breaker, ringer, professional singer and musician.
He said he is a very strong supporter of local businesses and is well aware of the issues the regional area faces.