Roof kept falling in on Clive as he took aim at Victoria

THE week has ended badly for Clive Palmer with a family home suffering a partially collapsed roof in Brisbane's wild storm.

On Monday, the Member for Fairfax lost his renegade senator, Jacqui Lambie, when she quit the Palmer United Party.

On Wednesday, a trial began in Brisbane into claims he misappropriated $12 million from his Chinese business partners.

Then the worst storm to hit Queensland's south-east in years took aim too, with damage to a family home forcing him to put off a trip to Victoria for this weekend's election.

"The roof caved in at my daughter's house. I was going to go to Victoria today to campaign, but I have delayed it so I can help her. She's a bit distressed," Mr Palmer said yesterday.

"I haven't been to the house. I've been comforting her. She's had to remove things out of the house and we've been arranging to get contractors to see if there's been any electrical damage and things like that."

His Palmer United Party has 19 candidates standing for upper house seats in Victoria.

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