MACNAMARA

WHY IS THE ELECTORATE CALLED MACNAMARA?

Jean Macnamara and Macfarlane Burnet

Macnamara is named in honour of Dame Jean Macnamara, a medical researcher and doctor who specialised in the polio virus and was involved in children’s health initiatives at the Royal Children’s Hospital during the 1920s.

DO YOU LIVE IN THE MACNAMARA ELECTORATE?

Melbourne Ports was renamed Macnamara by the Australian Electoral Commission in June 2018. Click on the map below to see if you live there. Macnamara includes all of Port Phillip and small parts of Stonnington, Glen Eira and Melbourne.

Click on the map to see an enlarged version of Macnamara.