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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 2483 asked in the Legislative Council on 17 September 2019 by Hon Tim Clifford

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Lands
Minister responding: Hon B.S. Wyatt
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

I refer to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority’s (MRA) planned redevelopment of the Bayswater Town Centre, and I ask:
(a) what is the purpose of the MRA undertaking this redevelopment instead of the City of Bayswater, considering the City of Bayswater already submitted a development plan for the town centre in May 2018;
(b) which authority initiated the transfer of responsibility for the redevelopment of the town centre to the MRA;
(c) was a consultation process undertaken by the Minister’s Office, the Department, and/or the MRA prior to this decision:
(i) if yes to (c):
(A) who was consulted; and
(B) will the Minister please table minutes and record of attendance; and
(ii) in particular, were any meetings held with developers or community groups:
(A) if yes to (c)(ii), will the Minister please table the minutes and record of attendance;
(d) how did the MRA manage any conflicts between between their activities and any staff or consultants involved in the process that may own properties in or near the affected area?

Answered on 22 October 2019

Please refer to the response to Legislative Council Question on Notice 2484.