Support is growing for a hall, rather than a wall, of fame in Maitland.
And with Australia’s inclusion on the United Nations Security Council it would be a timely tribute to Maitland’s Doc Evatt – UN president 1948-49.
The deputy mayor of Maitland refloated the idea at his first meeting of the four-year council term in September.
This led to numerous suggestions for candidates including Evatt – which Cr Burke said would be a fitting tribute given recent events.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Nov. 5, 2012.