In light of this, the name "Ferry McFerryface" is no more, and the ferry will take the name "May Gibbs," after an Australian children's book author famous for Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, which both sound like great names for boats. Note that this still isn't the name that won the competition. “We always intended this vessel would be named for the kids,” said the mastermind of the conspiracy.
The other five ferries in the fleet were named by the government and are called Catherine Hamlin, Fred Hollows, Victor Chang, Pemulwuy, and Bungaree.
Constance had originally urged the public, "Let's really generate some of the best names possible."