SARI CLUB SITE — BALI
335. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the Leader of the House
representing the Premier:
In 2011, the state government and
then Premier Colin Barnett pledged $50 000 as part of a national response to
purchase the former Sari Club, the site of the 2002 Bali bombings.
(1) Given that
the purchase of this land is now a realistic option, is the government still
committed to the pledge, previously $50 000?
(2) Given that
the land value has significantly increased since 2002, is the government
prepared to consider increasing the amount pledged in order to secure this site
for the creation of an international peace park to honour the victims of the
Madam President, I would like to
submit some further information with that question as well.
The PRESIDENT: Member, you
would have provided the question to the minister responsible, and they will be replying
to the question that you have asked today. I think it is probably a bit late in
the process to provide additional information, because this minister is only
providing the response in a representative capacity. If you want to provide that
additional information, I suggest you provide it directly to the minister who
has carriage of that portfolio.
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. By way of addressing his last point, if he wants
to provide me with something after question time, I will happily forward it to
the Premier. On behalf of the Premier, the answer is as follows.
government is unaware of this previous commitment and why it was not honoured
by the previous government between 2011 and
2017. The government would welcome discussions with the commonwealth on