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McDonald’s to change it’s name to Macca’s in Australia

In a world first for the global fast food mega business it is to change it’s name to Macca’s in Australia.

Store signs in Australia will come down and new one’s will go up during the month of January as McDonald’s celebrates Australia Day by changing it’s name to Macca’s, it’s Australian nickname.

Chief Marketing Officer of McDonad’s, Mark Lollback said,”We’re incredibly proud to embrace our ‘Australian-only’ nickname.”

“What better way to show Aussies how proud we are to be a part of the Australian community than change our store signs to the name the community has given us?”

Thirteen stores will change their store signage this week, starting from the state of New South Wales on Tuesday, the company said. The regular signage will return from Feb 4.

Australia Day, which falls on the 26th January, is official National Day of our friends across the Indian Ocean in celebration of the day that the First Fleet arrived at Sydney Cove in 1788 and the proclamation of British sovereignty over the eastern seaboard of Australia.

A fleet of 11 ships, which came to be known as the First Fleet, was sent by the British Admiralty from England to Australia, under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip. The fleet sought to establish a penal colony at Botany Bay on the coast of New South Wales, which had been explored and claimed by Lieutenant James Cook in 1770.

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