New Honor Place Name in Australia

6374121817_69d11ea1e7_mAustralia’s Place Naming Committee has just announced that a suburb in Canberra will be named after Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, who died in March 2015, after serving nearly 20 years.  Australia has a long tradition of honoring deceased political leaders with toponyms.  Another recent onomastic honoree includes Gough Whitlam, Australia’s 21st Prime Minister.