Pakenham District

The 2020-21 redivision of State electoral boundaries created the new Pakenham District.

Region this district is in

This district is in South-Eastern Metropolitan Region.

Facts and figures

  • Key boundary changes

    This new district is made up of most of the removed Gembrook District.

    Pakenham District is made up of:

    • 20,460 voters from Bass District (Officer South; most of Pakenham and Pakenham South; parts of Cardinia, Officer and Rythdale)
    • 24,268 voters from Gembrook District (Dewhurst and Pakenham Upper; most of Officer; parts of Beaconsfield Upper, Nar Nar Goon North and Pakenham).

    These changes officially come into effect on 1 November 2022.

  • Two-party-preferred analysis

    The tables below show two-party-preferred (2PP) results from the 2018 State election, based on the old and new electoral boundaries.

    Actual 2018 State election results by 2PP (Gembrook District)

    Party Votes %
    ALP 21,556 49.1%
    Liberal 22,362 50.9%

    Estimated 2018 State election results by 2PP with new district boundaries

    Party Votes %
    ALP 17,705 52.2%
    Liberal 16,185 47.8%

    To estimate the 2018 votes on the new boundaries, we have allocated the votes from each voting centre according to where the new boundaries are.

  • Historical pattern
    Year Party
    1992-2002* Liberal

    * Pakenham District was removed in 2002 and created again in 2022.