The Territory Government is committed to open and transparent discussions with Territorians.

Community consultation will allow Territorians the opportunity to provide feedback on these significant arts and culture infrastructure projects. Consultation timeframes are outlined below.

Arts Trail Infrastructure projects

Consultation approach on the Iconic National Indigenous Art Gallery will be informed by the Iconic National Indigenous Art Gallery Steering Committee. A Steering Committee report is due to Government in October 2017, which identifies and provides options and recommendations on the project’s development, construction, establishment and operations.

Consultation process

Consultation approach will be informed by recommendations from the Iconic National Indigenous Art Gallery Steering Committee.

Timing

To be advised

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Preliminary consultation by Nganampa Development Corporation has commenced and will continue over the next six months. A report will then be provided to government.

Consultation process

Preliminary consultation is led by Nganampa Development Corporation.

Timing

Q3 & Q4 2017

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Targeted consultation will be conducted with recipients of funding

Consultation process

Consultation will be conducted with key stakeholders in Tennant Creek, Katherine and Arnhem Land.

Timing

Q1 2018

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CBD transformation projects

Consultation for the new Museum will be delivered by local design firm troppo in partnership with ARM architects. troppo Architects has won several awards for its work in the Territory over the past 37 years including on the ASH Project for Defence Housing Australia (DHA), Muirhead in the NT, and Anbinik Kakadu Resort. ARM Architects won the 2016 Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 Gold Medal. They also redeveloped Victoria’s Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, and the South Australian Festival Plaza in Adelaide. The company is also working to redesign the concert hall of the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House.

Consultation process

troppo and ARM architects will lead an extensive consultation process across the Territory to inform the development and design concept for the new Museum.

Timing

Consultation is expected to begin in late October 2017.

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Consultation on the Fine Arts Gallery will be conducted under the 10-Year Museums Master Plan for Darwin and Palmerston. This is being led by contractor, Hames Sharley.

Consultation process

Consultation will be captured as part of the development of the 10-Year Museums Master Plan.

Timing

Q3 2017

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Future planning projects

The 10-Year Museums Master Plans being developed by Hames Sharley. Hames Sharley have a long track record of successful community engagement with experience in Museum development and town planning/urban design and architectural heritage.

Consultation process

Community consultation will be conducted by local contractor Hames Sharley.

Timing

Consultation closed on 6 October 2017.

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