A couple who lost their toddler son in a house fire, have trashed a luxury Gold Coast mansion rented to them by Clive Palmer.
Jaryd Campbell and Belinda Warwick were inundated with donations and sympathy when they lost their two-year-old son Roman in a house fire in Logan in May.
Among those who stepped in to help the family, who were left homeless after the blaze, was politician Clive Palmer.
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Palmer rented a luxury Helensvale home for the family for six months, reportedly paying $1000 a week.
However when the couple’s lease ended this week, the home owner, who had just returned from Singapore after 6-months, discovered her luxury abode had been trashed so badly it was in a state of squalor, with the repair bill a reported $100,000.
The damage included holes in walls, blood, faeces, urine and a sink filled with maggots as well as doors off their hinges and glass panels from sliding doors out of their frame.
Mr Palmer said that he was disappointed by the state of the home.
“It’s a little bit disappointing that people have acted that way when we sought to help them,” he said.
The couple also left behind boxes of toys donated to them.
Louie Naumovski, founder of the Logan House Fire Support Network, said the remaining funds donated to the family by people after the fire, would now go towards the repair costs.