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Indigenous artwork designs on trains, ticket machines mark Path to Treaty in Queensland

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Indigenous artwork designs on trains, ticket machines mark Path to Treaty in Queensland

Indigenous art work created by a staff together with a Transport and Most important Roads employees member will quickly grace six New Technology Rollingstock (NGR) trains round south-east Queensland.

Proud Wakka Wakka man Frank Waria labored on the idea, entitled Travelling, with Indigenous design firm Gilimbaa as a part of the division’s Reconciliation Motion Plan.

It was additionally a technique to signify the beginning of Queensland’s Path to Treaty with its Indigenous folks.

“It symbolises pathways throughout the land to the ocean and reads as geographical panorama of the state of Queensland,” Mr Waria mentioned.

“Starting from the underside of the art work, the daring purple rectangular motifs characterize the built-up city cityscape of the south-east Queensland area.

“The brilliant golden dotted strip is indicative of our lovely shoreline and sumptuous seashores.

“[It moves] out west over the good divide into dry arid nation then up into river nation earlier than being engulfed by the rainforest area of the Cape.

“Lastly arriving on the tip of Queensland to the pristine turquoise waters of the Torres Strait Islands.”

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