“We’ve been a part of Australia for over 40 years now and we’re incredibly proud to embrace our ‘Australian-only’ nickname,” said Mark Lollback, chief marketing officer for McDonald’s Australia.
“What better way to show Aussies how proud we are to be a part of the Australian community than by changing our store signs to the name the community has given us?”
Photo snapped by Craig Myers in Brisbane (via Twitter)
The new name will be used at 13 stores across the country in the run up to Australia Day.
twitpic.com/btdj3y McDonalds now known as Maccas in Brisbane QLD.
— Craig Myers (@cmyers75) January 7, 2013