A $50 million art gallery is edging closer to becoming a reality in Darwin, but doubts are being raised about whether the debt-straddled Northern Territory Government can afford its operating costs.
- The NT Government says it will soon release a tender for the construction of the State Square Gallery
- It’s moving ahead with the plan despite a major government-funded gallery cutting exhibitions and staff
- The NT Opposition has questioned how the cash-strapped government will fund the institution
The NT Government confirmed a tender would soon be released for the construction of the new State Square Gallery, which is expected to open in the CBD by 2023.
“A tender for the construction of the gallery is expected to be awarded in mid-2021…