Clive Palmer asked why he recorded Queensland Nickel decisions in pencil

Palmer says he randomly picked up a pencil for the first entry and kept using it to write QN ideas and business decisions in old notebook from 2009 onwards

Clive Palmer has been asked why he wrote in pencil for six years in an out-of-date notebook he used to record decisions he made about Queensland Nickel, which collapsed in January.

The federal court heard Palmer’s handwritten edicts included granting himself the authority to give written or oral orders to QN management about how to deal with all property in the refinery venture, even after he “retired” from business to enter parliament.

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