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Clive Palmer turns Liberal wrecking ball

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It's a whole murky world, the Liberal party ... they don't publish accounts, they have no audited accounts, the accounts are not made available to members of the executive or senior donors to the party," he said. Mr Palmer said two former party treasurers, including Michael Yabsley, resigned because they were not allowed to see the party's accounts. "Michael Yabsley resigned because they wouldn't tell him what money was in the bank, who donated it and what it was being used for," he said. "At the time he was treasurer he told me that only Tony Abbott, Peta Credlin and her husband [Brian Loughnane] had access to the funds of the party and no one else knew what was happening." Lateline contacted Mr Yabsley to confirm that statement, to which he responded: "I would say that's substantially right and it's something that caused a lot of grief in the party.