Hawke’s House still for sale, despite Libs vow to buy it

Key Minister Scott Morrison created the announcement “to acquire and renovate” the privately-owned home in July, shortly just after Mr Hawke’s loss of life.

At the time, Mr Morrison reported the conservation of Hawke Household was significant for Australia’s heritage.

The assets, put on the market place a handful of many years ago, is still for sale with an inquiring value of about $300,000. The inaction has angered federal Labor, which claims the home has “significant national heritage”.

A Federal Governing administration spokesman reported the Regional Progress Division was in talks with the Tatiara District Council about purchasing and progressing the preservation of Hawke Household for future generations.

“This could contain the improvement of a business case in the instant term,” he reported.

The Advertiser understands other possible purchasers have expressed curiosity in the home.

The developing is leased to Tatiara Work Assist Solutions, a Centrelink agency.

A listing by Ray White Bordertown claims new entrepreneurs could carry on to hire it, “develop their very own business or broaden an present enterprise”.

Tatiara District Council is predicted to focus on possibilities for the assets up coming thirty day period.

Labor’s national heritage spokesman Josh Wilson reported: “It is really disappointing that 9 months just after saying an intention to shield the historical and heritage benefit of Bob Hawke’s childhood home, absolutely nothing has happened.”

Bob Hawke was farewelled with laughter and tears as hundreds gathered at Sydney’s Opera Household for his memorial.