Palmer calling Elvis

WEALTHY Gold Coaster Clive Palmer is hiring an Elvis impersonator to entertain his constituents at his resort on the Sunshine Coast. reported the Palmer Coolum Resort, in the mining tycoon’s seat of Fairfax, will be open to the public during the last weekend of this month, with free live entertainment from Dean Vegas (pictured courtesy of

Vegas, who is overseas until next week, describes himself as “Australia’s only official Elvis marriage celebrant”.


Palmer United Party politicians are also part of the program, along with family entertainment and a “jobs hub”.

Mr Palmer will hold a media conference on Friday morning, as his bitter feud with Queensland’s Liberal National government drags on.

Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney handed documents about the government’s dealings with Mr Palmer to the state’s corruption watchdog earlier this month.

Mr Palmer has denied claims he sought preferential treatment for his coal projects in 2012. said the deputy premier admitted he does not have a copy of draft legislation Mr Palmer allegedly prepared that would have given him exclusive access to rail and port facilities for the coal-rich Galilee basin.