FORMER prominent Mount Gambier businessman Frank Emmanuel Templeton, 71, appeared in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on Monday facing six charges of making untrue declarations between August 2013 and April 2014.
Templeton, whose iconic steel fabrication company Templeton Constructions collapsed in 2014, appeared briefly before his case was adjourned to July 24 for instructions.
Court documents showed the Department of Public Prosecutions made a courtesy appearance without a file indicating prosecutors were not ready to proceed on the day.
Templeton’s court appearance follows an investigation by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption.
Commissioner Bruce Lander said in a statement on May 29 a summons outlining the