Scullin (ACT 2614) Suburb Information
Scullin was named after James Henry Scullin (1876-1953) who was Prime Minister from 1929 to 1931. James Scullin entered Federal Parliament in 1910. He lost his seat in 1913 and then became Editor of Echo which was a radical Ballarat newspaper. He was then re-elected to Parliament in 1922 and became Prime Minister in 1929, he was then defeated in the 1931 election. He then resigned leadership in 1935.
Street Naming Theme
Streets in Scullin are named after aviators.