Stanwell Park author credits Gough Whitlam for changing her life

Desiree Savage
By Desiree Savage
Updated May 10 2021 - 10:04am, first published 2:00am
Christine Sykes was aged 8 when former Primer Minister Gough Whitlam moved into her street and it was 'life changing'. Picture: Sylvia Liber

Christine Sykes grew up in a quaint fibro home in Cabramatta in Sydney's south-west during the 1950s and 60s, the daughter of a truck driver and a cleaner, but her life changed forever when a "larger than life family" moved into her street.


Desiree Savage

Desiree Savage

Arts, Entertainment, Breaking News Journalist

I write about arts and entertainment, plus other bits and pieces in between at the Illawarra Mercury.

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