From the Crikey grapevine, the latest tips and rumours …

Clive's chaos. Clive Palmer has got in a spot of trouble for allegedly breaking various electoral rules ahead of Saturday's Tassie election. One matter Tips queried on Tuesday was why Palmer had a Commonwealth coat of arms on what appeared to be his personal plane (check out the pic here) -- is that allowed? The Australian kindly followed it up for us a day later with this story: