Revealed: Post-election plan to prep Martindale Hall for privatisation

Revealed: Post-election plan to prep Martindale Hall for privatisation »

In February, the State Government’s secret plan to repeal Martindale Hall’s conservation park status and extinguish the charitable trust protecting the historic mansion and grounds was made public. Such a move opens the door to privatising this priceless public asset, gifted in trust for the people of South Australia by the University of Adelaide in 1986, continuing the spirit of the Mortlock family’s original bequest. If successful, the Government plan […]  Read More

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