Wollondilly loses a Giant of the Business Community

Wollondilly loses a Giant of the Business Community

Posted on: 07.08.2019

Wollondilly Council has paid tribute to local businessman, John Corbett, who tragically lost his life in a plane crash at Braidwood yesterday.

Mr Corbett was a well-known property owner and member of the Picton community, having established and managed the Picton Mall and a number of other development sites in the area.

With plans to develop the old hardware store and construct new residential units, Mr Corbett was a passionate advocate for the economic development of the Shire. Over many years he worked hard towards the achievement of his vision, working alongside other business owners to turn Picton into a thriving business centre.

Mayor Matthew Deeth said, “On behalf of all the Wollondilly Councillors and staff, I would like to pass on our condolences to the Corbett family.”

“We were shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. The impact of John Corbett in the business community and the town of Picton cannot be overstated - his presence will be greatly missed and his legacy will live on for many years to come.”