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Naming of 'Roy Emerson' Way on D'Aguilar Highway

Eligibility - Queensland residents

Principal Petitioner:

Hazel Christie-Small
Blackbutt and District Tourism & Heritage Association
Lot 31 Bowman Road
BLACKBUTT QLD 4306

Total Signatures - 381

Sponsoring Member: Deb Frecklington MP

Posting Date: 3/06/2015

Tabled Date: 3/06/2015

Responded By: Hon Mark Bailey MP on 3/07/2015

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House a request by members of the Blackbutt and District Tourism and Heritage Association Incorporated that the section of the D'Aguilar Highway, between Kevin Allery Bridge (Blackbutt) to the north side of the Nukku Bridge (Nukku North Road) be named Roy Emerson Way.

 

Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to place appropriate signage along the D'Aguilar Highway at this section:

  • Roy Emerson (great Australian Tennis Player) was born, and went to primary school at Nukku (North of Blackbutt).