News

Clive Palmer wants Cash: Magnate suing minister for $10m

Clive Palmer arrives at the Federal Court in Brisbane, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Liquidators are resuming their examination of the former federal MP over the collapse of Queensland Nickel.
Clive Palmer arrives at the Federal Court in Brisbane, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Liquidators are resuming their examination of the former federal MP over the collapse of Queensland Nickel. Dave Hunt / AAP Image

CLIVE Palmer has filed a $10 million defamation claim against Federal Employment Minister Michaelia Cash in the Brisbane Supreme Court.

The claim, obtained by The Courier-Mail, alleges Ms Cash has implied the mining magnate is a "greedy self-serving entrepreneur who does not care for the welfare of his employees".

Mr Palmer had earlier issued a legal threat to Ms Cash demanding $250,000 in compensation, although he offered to reduce it to $100,000 if she signed a draft apology letter penned by him.

But the claim, filed yesterday, is for $10 million, plus interest and costs of court.

The claim points to comments Mr Palmer says Ms Cash made in April last year, including that the blame for Queensland Nickel's collapse lay "fairly and squarely with Clive Palmer".

Read more at The Courier-Mail

News Corp Australia

Topics:  clive palmer courts federal court michaelia cash



11 armed robberies in 4 years

A Grafton store was robbed by an axe-wielding bandit on Monday, 4th of April, 2016.

Armed robberies not new, but dealing with trauma never gets easier

BRING ON 2017: Jacaranda's path to a bright future

Newly elected committee Jeff Smith, Helen Templeton, Peg James, Leanne Smith, Kristen Smith, Wendy Gibbs and Kelle Murphy get excited for the official start of the Jacaranda Festival with the 2017 AGM on Tuesday night.

Changes to Grafton's flagship festival receive tick of approval

VIDEO: "We must take a stand against crime in Grafton"

Donuts and Dairy owner Karen Collins has said Grafton Food Emporium tenants will not tolerate theft at the centre after her cafe was held up at knife point on Monday, 27th February, 2017.

Police praised as heroes in knifepoint robbery arrests

Local Partners

Amanda's Camellia Cottage work gets reward

Often working under the radar, Amanda's support work has earned her Clarence Woman of the year nod.


Women's AFL is flying high. Here's your chance to play

Georgia Breward and Lillian Doyle - selected in the Queensland u17 AFL squad.Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Are you a girl aged 13 to 17 interested in trying AFL?

Would you like to meet the Clarence Valley's politicians?

Member for the Clarence Chris Gulaptis and Member for Page Kevin Hogan

Lawrence Golf Club to host Politicians Report Dinner

Are you brave enough to Shave For A Cure?

Sarah Dougherty and Virlissa Adams, right, will lose their locks on March 16 to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

Grafton disability organisation calling for participants

WHATS ON: Clarence Valley gig guide

This weekend is jam packed with brilliant bands to see in the Clarence Valley

Laugh and cry with God's Waiting Room

Sue Kearney, who plays one of the characters from God's Waiting Room, which is on at the Pelican Playhouse from March 3.

You will laugh and cry with God's Waiting Room

MKR recap: The secret ingredients to longevity and success

It’s chilli con carnage on MKR.

‘Turn up the heat’ means chillies. Lots of chillies.

MOVIE REVIEW: Logan doesn't pull any punches

THE WOLVERINE: Hugh Jackman in a scene from the movie Logan.

Gritty, real performances worth the gore in new X-Men movie.

Booval boy keeps winning over bride

BUILDING A BOND: Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong on Married At First Sight.

Alene Khatcherian and Simon McQuillan are still going strong

WATCH: I'm A Celebrity's 'most dangerous’ jungle test yet

Jonathon ‘J. Mo’ Moran testing the Riding High Tucker Trial on set of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

Lisa Curry will take on reality show's ‘most dangerous’ Tucker Trial

MOVIE REVIEW: Miss Sloane is entertaining and smart

Jessica Chastain in a scene from the movie Miss Sloane.

JESSICA Chastain is superb as formidable lobbyist Elizabeth Sloane.

Major Burrum Heads development to go to vote

Site development plans for the proposed lot conversion at Burrum Heads, near Beach Dr.

Councillors will vote on the lot conversions.

Casino boss loses $4m on waterfront Sunshine Coast home

The owner of this stunning Noosa home accepted much less than he had initially wanted for the home.

When illness struck owner forced to try and cash out of property

Mining homes dive: $600k homes sell for $120k-$300k

18 Yeates Street, Moranbah sold for $135,000 in December, after being repossessed by a bank. The owners bought for $545,000 in August, 2011.

The economy still has two speeds, but with a painful twist

The trick homeowners are using to buy more properties

Chantelle Subritzky leaves her home each week for Airbnb guests.

Queenslanders are going down this path to help pay their mortgages

Stunning home blends South Pacific beauty with Orient style

Immaculate residence with two outdoor living areas

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!