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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 02 Hansard (Thursday, 22 February 2018) . . Page.. 656 ..


questioning (LGBTIQ) design and for each site can the Minister provide the approximate area of the mural.

(3) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of the cost, or proposed budget, for each mural or piece of public art in response to the “Yes” vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey or otherwise displaying a rainbow or LGBTIQ design, including (a) design, (b) procurement, (c) artist costs, (d) materials, (e) installation, (f) maintenance and (g) promotion.

(4) Will Transport Canberra and City Services (TCSS) invite expressions of interest from local artists for further murals or public art in response to the “Yes” vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey or to otherwise create a display of a rainbow or LGBTIQ design; if so, can the Minister provide (a) how will TCCS promote the expression of interest process, (b) what guidelines, if any, will be given to artists, (c) how will the successful design or artist be selected, (d) what criteria will be used to determine the successful design or artist and (e) the timeframe from opening the expression of interest to the work being completed; if not, can the Minister provide (a) whether designs will be sourced internally within the ACT Government, or through invitation to select artists, (b) what guidelines, if any, will be given to artists or employees designing the mural, (c) how will the successful design or artist be selected, (d) what criteria will be used to determine the successful design and (e) the timeframe from opening the expression of interest to the work being completed.

(5) Will further mural or pieces of public art in response to the “Yes” vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey or displaying a rainbow or LGBTIQ design be installed; if so, when and where.

(6) How long will each mural or piece of public art in response to the “Yes” vote in the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey or displaying a rainbow or LGBTIQ design be displayed.

(7) How many public servants were involved in the procurement and installation process of the rainbow mural in Garema Place and in what capacity.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1) Yes, the rainbow art in Garema Place was commissioned by the ACT Government.

a. TCCS commissioned the art.

b. September 2017.

c. Single Select engagement based upon previous public art projects, in accordance with the ACT Procurement guidelines.

d. The artist was instructed to create a rainbow artwork to be painted on a pavement surface in support of the LGBTIQ community.

(2) The following sites were chosen as part of the ACT Government’s support for the LGBTIQ community.

Garema Place

150sqm2

Elouera Street Braddon

186sqm2

(3)

Garema Place Artwork

Design

$0

Procurement

$0


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