Request for information for commercial opportunities
The Request for Information (RFI) process aimed to inform the Government of opportunities to maintain a sustainable town into the future, and will contribute to economic and social plans for the region. The Government appointed former senior Minister Jane Lomax-Smith to oversee the process.
The Department of State Development (DSD) sought concepts and options from prospective individuals, businesses and groups to invest in facilities, products and/or services to support and enhance the region. The amenities may be suitable for sole or multiple users to provide viable business opportunities for interested entrepreneurs willing to be involved in the re-imagining of this well-equipped and remote township.
DSD particularly welcomed the participation of Aboriginal businesses and community groups.
The RFI provided the opportunity for existing businesses and individuals (including previous and current Alinta employees) to express interest in continuing to operate in the town into the future. The Government was keenly interested in hearing from parties who had any ideas or information for current investment in the region.