The Courier-Mail

KATTER CHATTER

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ROBBIE Katter, THERE are some interestin­g property plays afoot in Brisbane’s blue-chip suburb of Hamilton. Dr who heads up the Princess Alexandra emergency ward, is looking to offload his luxurious spread on Toorak Rd. The four-level home with fantastic city views is now on the market without a price tag. Property records show he and his wife, picked it upp for $5 million in 2007. Meanwhile, businessma­n

is looking for a buyer for his Hamilton Hill spread on Crescent Rd. The most recent valuation shows the land alone is worth $1.75 million. Casson, who snared the site for a mere $818,000 back in 1990, sits on the boards of Unitywater and Metallica Minerals among other posts.

is one person who won’t have to wait for a chance to win a fortune on the tables at Brisbane’s new Queen’s Wharf casino resort. A member of the Hong Kong family behind Echo Entertainm­ent’s consortium partner in the multibilli­ondollar project – Chow Tai Fook – he made a new list of the world’s richest people aged 35 and under this week. Cheng was ranked number 20, with a wealth of US$1.4 billion (A$1.9b) on the list compiled by wealth intelligen­ce agency Wealth-X. Chow Tai Fook is providing a quarter of the capital for the new casinoreso­rt and half the money for the associated 2000apartm­ent residentia­l developmen­ts.

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