AEC asked to consider McMillan name change to remove association with Aboriginal massacres

2017-12-06T00:25:20+11:00November 30th, 2017|

Dozens of people have contacted the Australian Electoral Commission seeking to change the name of the Federal electorate of McMillan. The electorate, in eastern Victoria, is named after Angus McMillan, dubbed ‘the Butcher of Gippsland’ for his role in the massacre of Aboriginal people in the 1800s. The ABC Gippsland [...]