Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

PC Artist Offers New Name for Black Gin Creek Road

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

PC Artist Offers New Name for Black Gin Creek Road

Article excerpt

IT appears locals have taken the changing of an "offensive" street sign into their own hands.

While the city erupted in debate this week about Black Gin Creek Road, one resident made a move to change his address.

The Buzz was tipped off that the sign now reads "Female Indigenous Person Creek Road" (pictured below).

Meanwhile, SMS the Editor has been receiving a torrent of texts about the debate.

One SMSer asked if Gin Gin would be renamed "Indigenous Woman Indigenous Woman" if the fight against Black Gin Creek was won.

Bulls do bit against Big C

AS THE beef capital, Rockhampton is renowned for celebrating cows.

But things got a little beefy this week when the famous statues across the city showed up with "something extra" (pictured right).

The Buzz simply explains it as Bras on Bulls.

Rockhampton's various bull tributes will never look the same after Cancer Council Queensland volunteers are finished decorating them.

A number of Rocky's prominent bulls will be dressed in bras to raise awareness for Cancer Council Queensland's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The bras will be displayed on the bulls in the lead-up to Cancer Council's Pink Ribbon Day on Monday October 27.

"Rockhampton is known proudly as the Beef Capital of Australia and with this in mind, I thought October was the perfect time to use our local icons to raise awareness of breast cancer," said the local Cancer Council spokeswoman Joy Jung.

"Bras on bulls is an innovative project designed to catch the eye of locals and visitors alike to promote community discussion to raise awareness of the importance of the early detection of breast cancer."

Locals can keep an eye out for the bulls, which will be located in the following places; Bev's Garden Shop, Country Club for Accommodation, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries and Rockhampton Leagues Club.

Bras on Bulls can also be spotted at the Southern Highway on Gladstone Road, the Yeppen roundabout, O'Shannesy Park on Gladstone Road, the Rockhampton Airport, the Northern Highway on Yaamba Road and at Frank Forde Park on Gladstone Road. …

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