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Inquiry into the “Inside Australia” project at Lake Ballard (Menzies)


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:19 Aug 2009
Tabling date:17 Apr 2013
Date Ended:26 Nov 2009
Committee:Community Development and Justice Committee (2008 - 2013)
House:Legislative Assembly
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:The Committee resolves:

To inquire into the “Inside Australia” project at Lake Ballard (Menzies) and to report on:

  1. the history behind the instigation and installation of this project, providing in particular information about the original scope and vision for the project;
  2. the role taken by the Department of Culture and the Arts and the Art Gallery of Western Australia and other government departments and agencies in reference to this project;
  3. the costs and benefits and role this art installation project is currently providing to the local community of Menzies, the wider goldfields region, and to the wider Australian community,
  4. any support that is needed to assist the Shire of Menzies and the local Menzies community in helping maintain and protect the project;
  5. what steps, if any, need to be taken to promote this project as a significant visitor destination in WA;
  6. the risks associated with any ongoing deterioration of or damage to the project;
  7. the opportunities for fully completing this project in accordance with the original scope and vision for the project;
  8. what organisational framework and financial support is necessary to protect this project into the future; and
  9. what opportunities and benefits, if any, exist for additional art installation projects of this type in Western Australia.

Report to be tabled 26 November 2009

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