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Statement on National Aboriginal Art Gallery

The Territory Labor Government is building the National Aboriginal Art Gallery in Alice Springs. 

The Gallery will deliver significant economic, social and cultural benefits to the whole of Central Australia. 

The NT Government and Alice Springs Town Council have today released a letter from the Chief Minister Michael Gunner to the Mayor Damien Ryan offering a land swap proposal that would see the Gallery built in Alice Springs CBD. (Attached)

The Alice Springs Town Council supports in principle entering into discussions in relation to the proposed National Aboriginal Art Gallery in accordance with the Chief Minister’s letter.

The community including Traditional Owners will be engaged and consulted as part of the ongoing discussions.

Media contact: Trish Grimshaw 0401 119 242


Attached: 15 March 2019 Letter - Chief Minister to Alice Springs Town Council 

Chief Minister Letter to Alice Springs Town Council