5. Or the apartheid era in South Africa.
6. This is 2014, not 1967.
7. Not the 1920s. And it wasn’t right then either.
After initially claiming there was nothing wrong with the sign, Ovens later went on talk radio to apologise.
“I was pretty upset and in hindsight I know it was the wrong thing to do and I do apologise to the Aboriginal community and I was just hurt,” she said on Radio 6PR.
“I’ve lived in an Aboriginal community for the last decade and I have complete respect for the whole people as I say, so putting that on the sign was wrong.”