Dewhurst, Victoria

Dewhurst is a bounded locality in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 48 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the Shire of Cardinia local government area. Dewhurst recorded a population of 164 at the 2016 Census.

Population164 (2016)[1]
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Gembrook
Federal Division(s)Flinders
Localities around Dewhurst:
Emerald Emerald Cockatoo Avonsleigh
Clematis Dewhurst Mount Burnett
Guys Hill Upper Beaconsfield Pakenham Upper

Nearby attractionsEdit

It contains part of Cardinia Reservoir. Nearby attractions include Dandenong Ranges, Cardinia Reservoir and Emerald Lake Park. Mount Dandenong is clearly visible from Dewhurst. It has many forests surrounding it and also many picnic areas.


It has a general store and no other stores.

See alsoEdit

  • Shire of Pakenham - Dewhurst was previously within this former local government area.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dewhurst (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 19 September 2017.  

Coordinates: 37°58′41″S 145°27′50″E / 37.978°S 145.464°E / -37.978; 145.464