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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