I would have thought the Desert Wildlife Park be the …

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I would have thought the Desert Wildlife Park be the most suitable and logic location for this art gallery.
The services and infrastructure is already there.
They would compliment and support each other … while visiting the wildlife park, why not visit the art gallery, or vice versa.
After all, the government did put together and pay for an expert panel to come up with a suitable location, which they did, only for the government to ignore them and their recommendation.
The Wildlife Park site makes sense to me, and I’m sure it makes sense to many others.
Listen to the locals, just for a change.

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