Objective: how to approach the issue of storage for the collections in South Australia.
Recommendation and response
The government has allocated $86.5 million in the 2020–21 State Budget towards a purpose-built collection storage facility. The storage project includes a capital build, plus relocation costs to provide collection storage for the South Australian Museum, Art Gallery of South Australia, State Library of South Australia and the History Trust of South Australia. With support from the Department for Infrastructure and Transport, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet is progressing initial project planning and delivery in consultation with the cultural institutions.
The Governments response to this recommendation is now complete. The project has now progressed to the implementation stage.