Australian billionaire and flamboyant mining magnate Clive Palmer, the tycoon who is building a replica of the ill-fated Titanic, speaks at a press conference in Sydney on April 29, 2013 where he updated the media on his United Australia Party (UAP) federal election campaign. Palmer has reformed the UAP, which was dissolved in 1945 and plans to contest all 150 lower house seats in the national polls on September 14, as well as seats in the upper house senate.
He's a far better person than I am. Glenn Lazarus will be our sports minister when I'm prime minister.
If you sat down with him, you'd realise that he's genuinely concerned about the future of this country.
Right now the nation as a whole desperately needs an alternative to the tired and clueless government of Julia Gillard and the Tony Abbott-led Opposition, which has virtually the same policies as Labor. We need someone with integrity and expertise that can lead us out of this economic crisis and create community wealth and jobs. It’s time for a change to Clive Palmer and the Palmer United Party.More quotes »
Businessman says he wants to build "Titanic II."
MARIA ALVAREZSPECIAL TO NEWSDAYAustralian businessman Clive Palmer said he wants to build a replica of the ill-fated Titanic and that he hopes the new ship would make a trans-Atlantic maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City in 2016.Speaking Read more »
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IT UP: Clive Palmer with former A-League football goalkeeper Scott Higgins (left) and league great Glenn Lazarus. AAP WITH the two king-size dudes Clive Palmer has recruited this week, maybe he should have called his political venture the Big Marn Party. Footy 5/19/13 from The Queensland Times Read more »
Palmer election victory unlikely
IS highly unlikely Clive Palmer will be Australia's next prime minister and he may not even win a seat in parliament, a Sunshine Coast political expert says. Donna Weeks, a lecturer in politics at the University of the Sunshine Coast, said while the mining from Gold Coast Mail Read more »
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Palmer says party approached by WA MPs
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