CITY OF MELVILLE —
1313. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the Leader of the House representing the
Minister for Local Government:
This question was to the Leader of
the House representing the Attorney General, but I understand that it has been
redirected to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Local
I refer to the draft report of the
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries–authorised
inquiry into the City of Melville.
(1) Has the draft
report been referred to the State Solicitor's Office for review; and,
if so, on what date and by whom?
(2) What was
requested of the State Solicitor's Office in connection with this draft
report, including a date for a response?
(3) Has the
State Solicitor's Office provided advice, including any interim or
preliminary advice, on this matter; and, if so, on what date, to whom and by
what means—for example, phone, email et cetera?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question
and his patience yesterday.
In order to finalise the authorised inquiry report into the City of Melville,
an iterative review process with the State Solicitor's Office commenced
on 14 August 2018. On completion of the review and any consequential natural
justice process requirements, the report will be released.