PICABAR — PERTH
CULTURAL CENTRE PRECINCT
1032. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the Leader of the House
representing the Minister for Culture and the Arts:
I refer to the government's
recent decision to terminate the lease of Picabar in the Perth Cultural Centre
(1) Does the
minister consider three weeks a reasonable time frame for a business to vacate
after having held the lease since 2012?
(2) When will the expression of
interest be released and how long will it be open for?
(3) Could the
minister please provide details of any restrictions on who can submit
expressions of interest?
(4) What is the duration of the
lease being offered under the EOI process?
(5) Is the EOI process a part of a longer
formal tender process?
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question.
(1) The current
operator does not need to vacate the premises. The current operator is
encouraged to participate in the upcoming expression of interest process.
(2) The EOI will be released at the
end of November 2018 and will be open for six weeks.
(3) There will be no restrictions.
It will be an open tender for a cafe bar facility.
(4) The duration of the lease is to
The PRESIDENT: Hon Tjorn
Hon TJORN SIBMA: I have been
advised that the government is not in a position once again to answer one of
the questions I submitted, so I will do it tomorrow.
The PRESIDENT: We look forward