Hastings District

The electoral district of Hastings runs from HMAS Cerberus in the south to Langwarrin at the north and across to Tooradin in the west. It also takes in French Island.

View the Hastings district profile on the VEC website.

This Hastings voting profile by The Tally Room shows the historical voting patterns of the fdistrict.

The current state member for Hastings is Liberal's Neale Burgess, who is retiring at this election. 

Hastings state electoral district

The most important event in your November Calendar!

Hastings Candidate Forum

Hastings Candidates

   Robert Whitehill

Robert Whitehill - Independent

Key Campaign Issues: 

  • Public transport and train links
  • Sustainability
  • Equality


   Paul Saunders - The Greens

Paul Saunders - The Greens

Key Campaign Issues:

  • Protect the Green Wedge, wildlife and environment
  • Cost of Living
  • Homelessness and housing crisis
  • Local in- home and aged care crisis
  • Accountability in representation


   Briony Hutton

Briony Hutton - Liberal

Key Campaign Issues:

  • Health
  • Cost of Living
  • Business


   Paul Mercurio

Paul Mercurio - Labor

Key Campaign Issues - stay tuned...


Tyson Jack - Animal Justice Party

Tyson Jack - Animal Justice Party

Key Campaign Issues:

  • end animal cruelty, particularly duck hunting and industrial "factory farming"



Local Election Events in Hastings District

  • Thursday 10 November 6.45-9pm - Hastings Candidate Forum - Hastings Hall, High St, Hastings. Details and Regsitration


Election Media Coverage of Hastings District

24/10/2022 MP News - "Luring Votes on the Pensinsula"

18/10/2022 MP News - "Independent Approach to Publich Transport"

18/10/2022 MP News - "Colourful Start to Party's Campaign"

12/09/2022 MP News - "United front offer from Greens trio"

16/07/2022 Brisbane Times - "State Liberal MP banned from entering parliament over allegations of inappropriate behaviour"

15/12/2021 news.com.au - "Strictly Ballroom star Paul Mercurio reveals why he never wants to be considered a ‘politician’"