Whitlam Electorate


The Electorate of Whitlam (NSW) is named in honour of former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Gough Whitlam AC QC.

Gough Whitlam served as Australia's 21st Prime Minister from December 1972 to November 1975.

The Electorate of Whitlam is located in the Illawarra stretching south of Wollongong and encompassing the Southern Highlands including the localities of Alpine, Berrima, Bowral, Dapto, Dunmore, Fitzroy Falls, Kembla Grange, Mittagong, Moss Vale, Primbee, Robertson, Shellharbour, Sutton Forest, Unanderra, Welby and Werai.

The Electorates main industries include mining, engineering, light and heavy manufacturing, transport, tourism, construction, dairy farming and retail industries.

Further information:

Australian Electoral Commission (Whitlam)

Australian Parliament House website (Stephen Jones MP)