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Clive Palmer companies fend off money lender's demand over private jet debt

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two of Clive Palmer's companies have successfully applied to set aside a money lender's statutory demands over almost $26 million used to buy a private jet.

Clive Palmer coal companies made 'sham' asset claims for $100m

The Australian - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Mr Derrington agreed, saying that four days before Queensland Nickel, which ran Mr Palmer's Yabulu Townsville nickel refinery, was placed in voluntary administration in January, the two companies lodged claims to be secured creditors in a “purported deal”.

FTI rejects Palmer rant

Townsville Bulletin - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
A spokesman for the insolvency firm was responding to allegations sent by Mr Palmer to the Bulletin and apparently made by his right hand man, former Queensland Nickel executive Ian Ferguson.

Another of Clive Palmer's companies bites the dust

The Australian - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Richard Hughes and Timothy Heenan from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu have been appointed liquidators, to chase the company's debts for creditors and to investigate whether Mr Palmer breached his director's duties. The liquidators will also investigate ...
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Queensland Nickel liquidators hold Clive Palmer jet hostage

Brisbane Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Liquidators are refusing to hand over Clive Palmer's private jet unless he covers the costs Queensland Nickel spent on operating and maintaining it, court documents reveal.

Clive Palmer must spend $100m on repairs to get refinery licence

The Australian - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Aside from the major hazard facility licence, The Australian understands Queensland Nickel Sales would have to convince suppliers still owed millions to trust Mr Palmer again and renegotiate fresh access to berths at Townsville's port. The company ...

Palmer fight to drag on

Townsville Bulletin - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
FTI Consulting took on the administration of Mr Palmer's former Yabulu nickel refinery operator Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd earlier this year and is now embroiled in five legal cases involving Mr Palmer. “It's a waiting game and a money game. (Mr Palmer ...
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'Quietly confident' Cathy O'Toole awaits Herbert's cliffhanger result

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
... Bailey in the federal seat of McEwen in 2007 (31 votes) won by slimmer margins. If O'Toole's 35-vote lead stands, her north Townsville seat will easily be the most marginal in the country, taking over from Clive Palmer's 53-vote grip in Fairfax in ...

Jack the Insider: Why I quit TV

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
Anyone with a half-decent memory will remember Clive Palmer's interview walkouts. He'd declare the interview over, rise from his seat in ferocious umbrage and spend the next five minutes desperately flailing about before stripping down to his singlet ...

Green Flag awards are grounds for celebration

Leighton Buzzard Today - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Town clerk Mark Saccoccio, Cllr Stephen Jones, and Cllr Clive Palmer hold the newly awarded flags alongside some of the grounds team.

Recovery joy for the north

Townsville Bulletin - ‎3 hours ago‎
City leaders have welcomed signs of a diverse economic revival following a depressed start to 2016, exacerbated with the closure of Clive Palmer's Yabulu Queensland Nickel refinery. Read the full text of this story in today's Townsville Bulletin or in ...

1966 and all that

New Statesman - ‎5 hours ago‎
I'd had a novel published the previous year, Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, which was being made into a film, with Clive Donner directing. .... Emerson, Lake and Palmer threw Bach, Mussorgsky and Grieg into their prog concoctions forty years ago.

Glenn Lazarus already planning political resurrection

The Australian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The former rugby league player, who rode Clive Palmer's coat tails into parliament in 2014, has begun assembling a new roster of candidates to campaign for his return to office at the next election.

Political failures score election payday

Courier Mail - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
The collapse of billionaire Clive Palmer's Palmer United Party is complete. His party did not receive a cent after not attracting enough votes.

Australia's answer to Posh and Becks

Courier Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
GET set for another explosive twist in the bizarre “banker-napping” case involving colourful Hedges Ave identity Tony Smith, former controversial cop-turned private eye Mick Featherstone and Clive Palmer's media man Andrew Crook. The trio is facing ...

FINALLY: New Coast MPs are official

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
It means Mr O'Brien was finally given the keys to the Fairfax electorate office he narrowly missed out on to mining magnate Clive Palmer back in 2013. In Fisher, former barrister Andrew Wallace will swap courtrooms for corridors of power, replacing ...

Save or salvage: the real role administrators play in troubled businesses

The Conversation AU - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
It also meant that insolvent trading provisions could be pursued against the company's directors (which include former politician Clive Palmer). With the benefit of hindsight, liquidation was the more efficient outcome for QN creditors than voluntary ...

New slop on offer for MPs

Crikey (registration) - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The Trough is where former MP Clive Palmer was heard speaking with former Senator Dio Wang, saying that Senator Jacqui Lambie, then a member of the Palmer United Party, was “not very bright”.
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Km Kardashian-approved Turtle Island on sale for $4m

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Local big names have also expressed interest in purchasing the island in the past. Clive Palmer as well as business man Geoffrey Edelsten enquired in 2013, according to the Gladstone Observer.

The rugby players who in their hearts will always be Young Dragons

WalesOnline - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Last Friday night at the Principality Stadium a group gathered to celebrate the 60th anniversary of one of the landmark yet lesser-known achievements in Welsh rugby history.
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