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Clive Palmer gives fugitive nephew a new role

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Clive Palmer had handed his fugitive nephew a new job as the Europen chief of his Titanic II project, despite two warrants out for his arrest.

Mr Palmer says Clive Mensink will live in London when he begins his new job.

Mensink is subject to two arrest warrants after he failed to abort his open-ended travels and return to Australia to face questions about the collapse of Mr Palmer’s Queensland Nickel business.

Mr Palmer says Mensink did a great job as managing director of Queensland Nickel, which collapsed in 2016 owing creditors millions and costing 800 Townsville refinery workers their jobs.

Labor Member for Herbert Cathy O’Toole tells Ross Greenwood it’s ironic.

“It’s an interesting situation I must say.

“My job as a representative for the people of Townsville… is to fight for the former workers of QNI.”

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