Dewhurst, Victoria

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Population151 (2021 census)[1]
LGA(s)Shire of Cardinia
State electorate(s)Pakenham
Federal division(s)Flinders
Localities around Dewhurst:
Emerald Emerald Cockatoo Avonsleigh
Clematis Dewhurst Mount Burnett
Guys Hill Beaconsfield Upper Pakenham Upper

Dewhurst is a bounded locality in 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 151 at the 2021 census.[1]

Nearby attractions[edit]

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 also[edit]

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


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Dewhurst (Suburbs and Localities)". 2021 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 July 2022. Edit this at Wikidata

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