Two hundred and fifty years ago, on 7 March 1772, a First Nations man was killed in Tasmania’a south-east during a violent encounter between Europeans and Aboriginal people. Marion Bay, named after the French explorer, Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, the first European to encounter Tasmanian Aboriginal people when he landed at North Bay, should be renamed to honour the Aboriginal man who was killed in the hostility rather than du Fresne, according to Rodney Dillon, Co-chair of the Tasmanian Regional Aboriginal Communities Alliance.

Read more in Adam Langenberg’s story on ABC News online, 7 March 2022: