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From robo calls to spam texts: annoying campaign tricks that are legal

From robo calls to spam texts: annoying campaign tricks that are legal

The chances of Palmer rising again, like the proverbial political soufflé, are remote. But what of his campaign methods?

  • by Graeme Orr

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Clive Palmer alleges federal MPs plotted to 'destroy' him over land sale
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Clive Palmer alleges federal MPs plotted to 'destroy' him over land sale

The controversial former federal politician has alleged the Australian government has pursued a "co-ordinated, targeted campaign" against him for years.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
'There's no limit': Clive Palmer vows to bombard Australians with ads and unsolicited texts
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'There's no limit': Clive Palmer vows to bombard Australians with ads and unsolicited texts

The Queensland businessman said he will field candidates in all 151 lower house seats as he tries to rebuild his United Australia Party into a political force.

  • by Michael Koziol
Voters furious over receiving more unsolicited texts from Clive Palmer

Voters furious over receiving more unsolicited texts from Clive Palmer

This is the second day Queenslanders have received unsolicited text messages from Clive Palmer.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia & Lydia Lynch
'How did Clive Palmer get my number?': Unsolicited texts fuel uproar

'How did Clive Palmer get my number?': Unsolicited texts fuel uproar

Clive Palmer's unsolicited texts appear to have worked - more than 200,000 people have clicked through to his campaign website.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Churn factor: One third of the Senate has been wiped out since the last election
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Churn factor: One third of the Senate has been wiped out since the last election

Senate churn since the 2016 election set to be largest since Ben Chifley was prime minister

  • by Shane Wright
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'We're not gonna take it': Twisted Sister accuses Clive Palmer of using famed anthem in political ads
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'We're not gonna take it': Twisted Sister accuses Clive Palmer of using famed anthem in political ads

"We have no idea who this guy is," band manager and guitarist John French said. "This use is unauthorised, and we will do our best to stop it."

  • by Max Koslowski
Alleged plans to 'get Clive Palmer' referenced in Supreme Court case

Alleged plans to 'get Clive Palmer' referenced in Supreme Court case

Former MP Clive Palmer has launched a Supreme Court civil case in Brisbane following charges laid on him and his company by the corporate watchdog.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Palmer gets rid of a second judge for Queensland Nickel trial
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Palmer gets rid of a second judge for Queensland Nickel trial

Clive Palmer has succeeded in his bid to have a second Supreme Court judge step down from a three-month trial next year.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
'Otherwise inadmissible': Judge asks why Palmer is representing himself
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'Otherwise inadmissible': Judge asks why Palmer is representing himself

Constraints on lawyers about bias allegations don't apply to Clive Palmer acting for himself, a Supreme Court judge says.

  • by Sonia Kohlbacher
Palmer accused of evidence delay stunt
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Palmer accused of evidence delay stunt

Clive Palmer has been accused of a "stunt" by trying to delay giving evidence in a legal dispute over the collapse of his Queensland Nickel refinery.

  • by Shae McDonald