New ACT suburb Whitlam officially opens as first residents move in

Brittney Levinson
By Brittney Levinson
Updated September 20 2021 - 2:31am, first published September 17 2021 - 10:00pm
Sebastian Hlatshwayo and Precious Shamba with daughters Kayla, 10, and Zoë, 2, will be the first residents to move into Whitlam this weekend. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Tony Whitlam, son of former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, said he and his siblings were "delighted" when the ACT Government first proposed to name a suburb after their late father.

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Brittney Levinson

Brittney Levinson

Property reporter

Brittney Levinson joined The Canberra Times in 2021 as part of ACM's national property team. As the region's dedicated property journalist, Brittney covers everything from real estate trends and new developments through to the stories behind the record-breaking sales. Got a news tip? Get in touch: brittney.levinson@canberratimes.com.au

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