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Question Without Notice No. 430 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 May 2019 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Minister responding: Hon D.A. Templeman
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 8 May 2019

ARTHUR HEAD — CITY OF FREMANTLE

430. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Heritage:

(1) Is the government aware of the City of Fremantle's $1.8 million plan to stabilise the cliffs of Arthur Head and rehabilitate the surrounding area, including conservation of the Round House?

(2) Does the government accept in principle that the state has some responsibility to assist in such a project?

(3) What financial or other assistance is the government prepared to provide to the City of Fremantle to assist in delivering its plan?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) Yes.

(2)–(3) Arthur Head Reserve is vested in the City of Fremantle for the designated purpose of historical buildings, recreation and community services. The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage is in discussion with the City of Fremantle regarding the conservation of Arthur Head and the Round House.