Petition Update

Nothing to show for $3M Art Gallery plans

Gionni Di Gravio
Mayfield, NSW

Apr 29, 2014 —

Newcastle News | Newcastle Herald
Newcastle News | Newcastle Herald
THE disastrous and aborted plans to expand Newcastle Art Gallery have cost ratepayers more than $3million without so much as a brick being laid. A financial audit of the project, released publicly last night for the first time, reveals that senior council staff approved major variations worth almost $700,000 to design contractors without any authority to do so.