But Justice Debra Mullins dismissed the liquidators’ claim against Palmer’s flagship company Mineralogy that it was indebted to QNI.
The judgment follows a mammoth Supreme Court civil trial into the company’s 2016 collapse, which left 800 people out of work.
Palmer settled the majority of the $200 million lawsuit last year — including agreeing to repay $66 million in taxpayer funds forked out for sacked worker entitlements.
But general-purpose liquidators continued to pursue his companies in court for the remaining claims.
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