Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 9 Hansard (20 August) . . Page.. 3499..
(5) a. Friday 24 April 2009
b. The Chief Minister's office.
c. Written advice in the form of a letter was sent to each artist via email.
d. Two of the three emails were successfully delivered. The third email 'bounced', but the correspondence was subsequently sent by fax, which was successfully transmitted.
a. The Government understands the artists were contacted by Canberra media.
b. The Government also understands that these contacts occurred on 24 April 2009,
26 April 2009, and 27 April2009.
(7) No media release was issued.
(8) a. No.
b. No. It was clearly stated in the Expression of Interest documents that payments of $3,000 (ex GST) would be made to each of the shortlisted artists. All four shortlisted artists received this payment. In addition, the final three artists/artist teams were also paid $5,000 (ex GST) for further design development.
(9) a. Arcimix - 14 days;
Clive Murray-White - no payment terms listed;
Hassell - 14 days; and
Aspect - 7 days.
b. Arcimix - yes;
Clive Murray-White - no, payment made in 10 weeks as fee was paid on receipt of EOI submission and Mr Murray-White submitted his invoice ahead of this date;
Hassell - yes; and
Aspect - no, payment made in 8 weeks as fee was paid on receipt of EOI submission.
Payments were also made to artists by ACT Procurement Solutions.
(10) a. GW Bot - artistic qualification;
Dr Betty Churcher - former Director of the National Gallery, artistic qualification and extensive experience in artwork curation;
Dr. Ian Templeman - fine arts qualification and solo exhibitions; and
Mr Graham Humphries - architecture qualification and sound engineering knowledge.
b. Expert advice was provided to the evaluation team by:
Northrop engineers - preliminary structural assessment of the proposals;
Roads ACT - public safety issues related to a structure being located in the road reserve; and
National Capital Authority - requirements pertaining to City Hill/Vernon Circle.
Education—school satisfaction survey
(Question No 222)
Ms Hunter asked the Minister for Education and Training, upon notice, on 17 June 2009: