Harold Furber and Owen Cole say they have made it clear "over and over and over again" that the gallery and the cultural centre should be combined and built south of The Gap. "The government changed it into two projects." Now the two men are forging ahead with the cultural centre on its own. A significant meeting will take place in Sydney next week, involving Deloitte. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photos: The sensational Yeperenye Festival, had to be held south of The Gap, in 2001.
UPDATE April 12
Minister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss, confirms the government's "clear commitment of $20 million" and says the proponents of the project have drawn down against this commitment to support their early planning works.