Isaacs


Isaacs is a suburb in the district of Woden in Canberra, Australia. The postcode is 2607.

The suburb was gazetted as a Division Name on 12 May 1966 but residential housing was not built until the late 1980s. Isaacs is next to the suburbs of O’Malley, Mawson and Farrer. It is bounded by Yamba Drive and Ngunawal Drive. Located in the suburb is the Canberra Nature Park of Isaacs Ridge and the Long Gully pine plantation.

It is named after Isaac Isaacs (1855–1948), politician, Chief Justice and the first Australian born Governor-General (from 1931–36).