At the May 20 meeting, Council passed a motion without discussion to take no further action investigating options regarding the Regent Theatre after possession was passed back to the original owners.
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At the March 2020 meeting Council resolved that it would refer any consideration of the Regent Theatre to Matters in Progress until any uncertainty over the legal situation of ownership of the Theatre has been resolved after a cancelled auction in March this year.
Council was subsequently advised that the Regent, having gone back to its original owners, is no longer for sale and as such, no further action can be taken.
The former movie theatre, which has been placed on the State Heritage Register, was due to be sold At the auction in March before a court injunction was sought.
"In my 47-year career, I've never seen anything like this," said Hugh Bateman at the time.
Director at The Property Shop, Andrew Palmer 'they were excited to see what the future holds' for the iconic building in a video posted to their Facebook page.
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