Is there some greater context I don't know that makes this less vile?
Yes. Context matters.
The English Premier League (the top English football league; soccer league for those in the US) replaced the names of the players on their jerseys with Black Lives Matter for the first twelve games of the renewed season.
Some fans did not like this, but English ...
This answer focuses specifically on Queensland's capital Brisbane, since its history is best documented, but the general principles would have applied to other towns as well.
1) Is it true that these streets were used to curfew indigenous Australians?
Yes, it is -- but the naming predates the policy. More specifically, boundaries were defined to set the ...