Tradies Furious After 'Offensive' Games Ad By Government
But instead, it's caused Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to
"There wouldn't be a Commonwealth Games without the work we've done and to now tell us to get on our bikes is extremely rude ... it's just a spit in the face for tradies," an indignant Mitchell Hemmings told the Gold Coast Bulletin.
Tradies on the Gold Coast are angry over a new Commonwealth Games ad that urges locals to rethink how they travel during the event, depicting a builder on a pink children's bike. #GC2018 #7News pic.twitter.com/UMn92H6JFH— 7 News Gold Coast (@7NewsGoldCoast) January 15, 2018
In the scene which offended
Following the blow-up over the ad,
The ad is part of the Get Set For The Games campaign which urges locals to consider alternative forms of transport between April 4 and 15, to help people avoid congestion.