Premier has 'no plans' to rename Batman Bridge, will still consider council proposals

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
Updated April 11 2021 - 10:53pm, first published 6:30am
John Batman was stripped of his acknowledgements in Victoria in recognition of his self-described killing of Aboriginal people, but his name remains prominent in Tasmania. Picture: Adam Holmes

The government has "no plans" to rename the Batman Bridge, according to Premier Peter Gutwein, but will still consider proposals brought forward by councils in the future.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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