The Courier-Mail

FIND OUT WHICH BI­ZOID’S LAV­ISH HOME IS STILL FOR SALE

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An­thony.Marx@news.com.au fea­tures a ten­nis court, nine­hole golf course and sta­bles which have been con­verted into an 11-car garage.

Any­way, City Beat spies tell us that Ham­mond still has some ho­tel in­ter­ests and has kept busy do­ing some con­sult­ing work for big ho­tel chains but he didn’t re­turn our call to get more de­tails.

Re­ceivers and man­agers ap­pointed by NAB swooped on his Chalk and Tempo ho­tels in April 2014 to re­cover more than $30 mil­lion in loans.

But or­di­nary un­se­cured cred­i­tors owed around $7.5 mil­lion got noth­ing back as liq­uida­tors wound up Ham­mond’s Tren­tham Hold­ings, which traded as BT Ho­tels and Prop­erty Group.

It’s not widely known but one of Pe­abody’s com­pa­nies took a $5 mil­lion-plus hit in the dis­as­ter.

In a co­in­ci­dence, the for­mer Tran­spa­cific In­dus­tries boss has also been try­ing for ages to flog a man­sion in Mog­gill but he’s ask­ing around $12 mil­lion.

CLUB MEET A NO-BALL

QUEENS­LAND Crick­eters’ Club boss has blamed “an er­ror in the com­pi­la­tion of post­ing of the vot­ing pa­pers’’ for the last­minute post­pone­ment of Satur­day’s AGM.

The stuff-up is all the more em­bar­rass­ing be­cause the

Lach­lan Fur­nell

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