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NSW government and Racing NSW have had long-term discussions over sale of NSW TAFE Scone campus, parliamentary inquiry hears | The Scone Advocate



THE NSW government is continuing to push on with the controversial sale of its 17.9 hectare Scone TAFE campus at Flemington Drive, Scone.

The plans were revealed in January this year when a real estate agent put a listing online, however a parliamentary inquiry has heard that Racing NSW sent a letter to the NSW government in July 2020 expressing an interest in purchasing the site.

Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee was grilled by Labor MPs over the sale of the campus during Monday’s budget estimates.

The hearing also heard that Mr Lee met with Racing NSW on August 6 last year to discuss the sale of the campus.

Racing NSW has since confirmed it offered the more than $3.2 million for the campus – higher than what it cost…

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