Clive Palmer rushed to hospital after United Australia Party billionaire falls off stage


Clive Palmer falls off stage and is taken to hospital with a ‘nasty gash’ during campaign launch rehearsal

  • Clive Palmer rushed to hospital after falling off stage during campaign rehearsal
  • United Australia Party billionaire slipped from stage set up in Queensland
  • Mr Palmer was discharged and is resting ahead of party launch at 3pm Saturday 

Clive Palmer has been rushed to hospital after falling off stage during an election ad campaign rehearsal.

The United Australia Party chairman suffered a gash to his head after slipping from a stage set-up at his Coolum resort, in the Sunshine Coast region, on Good Friday. 

Mr Palmer was treated with a first aid kit before he was transported to hospital.

Clive Palmer has been rushed to hospital after falling off stage during an election ad campaign rehearsal

The United Australia Party billionaire suffered a gash to his head after slipping from a stage set-up at his Coolum resort, in the Sunshine Coast region, on Good Friday

The United Australia Party billionaire suffered a gash to his head after slipping from a stage set-up at his Coolum resort, in the Sunshine Coast region, on Good Friday

A UAP spokesperson said he was later discharged and is now resting ahead of the 3pm party launch on Saturday. 

Mr Palmer had also stumbled on stage in a separate incident following his address at the National Press Club last Thursday.

The billionaire mining magnate had finished answering questions from reporters and went to leave the stage. 

He misstepped off the raised podium and stumbled forward before catching himself on a nearby chair. 

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