781. Hon ROBIN CHAPPLE to the minister representing the
Minister for Mines and Petroleum:
I refer to question without notice
520 and freedom of information notice of decision reference 18/19-037:
A1571/201801 regarding the development of the Murujuga Living Knowledge Centre
at Hearson Cove presenting an unacceptable risk to public health and safety.
does the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety have no record of
this advice, yet it was referred to in the answer to question without notice
520 and in a letter from the former Premier, reference 24-633658/JH?
Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN
I thank the member for the question.
The following information has been provided by the Minister for Mines and Petroleum.
No advice was provided by the
department stating that there was an unacceptable risk to public health and
safety. As stated in question without notice 520, preliminary discussions have
indicated that the development ''could'' present an unacceptable
risk. No formal advice was provided, nor did such discussions state that the
risk was unacceptable.