Gregory R. Williamson



Greg Williamson was elected to the Mayoralty in the 1991 election.  He was for many years a well known and liked Radio Announcer for the local Radio Station 4MK.  He was working as a Travel Agent prior to his election as Mayor.

Achievements during his three year term included the extensive redevelopment of the City Heart, preparation of a counter-disaster plan for Mackay, establishment of a kerbside recycling scheme, doubling Mackay's water treatment plant capacity, the rebuilding of 20 streets and intersections and a $3 million upgrading of the Bridge Road and South Mackay drainage system.

Following his mayoralty , Greg is better known as first Mackay manager of employment company "Labour Ready" and later becoming the firm's Queensland State Manager.

Information Sources:

The Daily Mercury, Thursday, December 1, 1994. "Mackay City Council 125 years" Souvenir Edition

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