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Clive Palmer’s fugitive nephew puts fancy home up for rent

first_imgClive Mensink, the nephew of Clive Palmer, has put his Gold Coast house up for rent. Image: AAP/Dave Hunt.A WATERFRONT mansion on the Gold Coast belonging to Clive Palmer’s fugitive nephew has been listed for rent for $1100 a week.Records show the house at 36 King Arthurs Court, Paradise Point, belongs to Clive Mensink, who was last seen in Bulgaria and is wanted on two warrants to return to Australia to answer questions about the collapse of his uncle’s company, Queensland Nickel. This property at 36 King Arthurs Court, Sovereign Islands, is for rent. Picture: Paul Riley.The four-bedroom, two-bathroom house is a bit dated, but still pretty swish, featuring a floating pontoon, wet bar and pool.The main bedroom has an ensuite and balcony, the kitchen boasts marble benchtops and there’s an undercover entertaining area perfect for parties. Inside the house at 36 King Arthurs Court, Paradise Point. The kitchen inside the home at 36 King Arthurs Court, Paradise Point.The property is advertised for rent with Professionals Vertullo Real Estate and requires six weeks — rather than the usual four weeks bond — of $6600.Mr Palmer also happens to own property in the same street.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours ago Businessman and former federal MP Clive Palmer. Image: AAP/Dan Peled.Records show the billionaire businessman is the owner of two, neighbouring waterfront properties at 15-17 King Arthurs Court.One of the lots is vacant, while the other has a large, four-bedroom house on it, which was last listed for rent at $1100 a week in November 2019. Clive Palmer’s property at 15 King Arthurs Court, Sovereign Islands. Photo: Suppliedlast_img read more

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Elaine Thompson calls for more track meets for Jamaican young athletes

first_imgJamaica’s double Olympic champion Elaine Thompson says there is a need for more development track meets for young athletes in Jamaica.Crucial for future of young athletesSpeaking after her victory in 60-metre event at the recently held Queens/Grace Jackson Meet at the National Stadium, Thompson stressed the point that such development meets are crucial for the future of these young athletes.“The Queens/Grace Jackson meet is very special for our athletes. It’s a starter and we don’t have a lot of development meets in Jamaica,” said Thompson who retained her title as the 60-metres champion, with a time of 7.18 seconds. The annual “Boys’ and Girls’ Champs is early this year, so coming out to this meet is also a great start for our young athletes.”Held on Saturday, January 27, the Queens/Grace Jackson Meet saw impressive performances from high school athletes from across the island and athletes from the MVP and Racers Track clubs. It is one of the first major track meets on the 2018 JAAA calendar.Need more investment in track and field“There is need for more investment in track and field and we definitely want to see more opportunities for our athletes to gain competitive experience in a relaxed environment,” said Nathan Nelms, assistant brand manager for Stouts and Malta at Red Stripe, sponsors of the Queens/Grace Jackson meet. “As a corporate sponsor of several track events, we try to make the meets enticing for athletes on the amateur and professional circuits with creative prizes. It is hoped that more companies will support track and field meets in this way so that Jamaica can continue its legacy of excellence in the sport.”Malta will also sponsor the Digicel Grand Prix, Youngster Goldsmith Meet, Jamalco Meet, Camperdown Classics, Western Champs, Gibson Relays and the G C Foster Classics this year.last_img read more