Hastings is a mixed rural and urban electorate located approximately 42 kilometres south-east of Melbourne.

It covers just over 600 square kilometres.

The people that together make up the Hastings Electorate are a mix of young families, retirees, business owners, manual workers and professionals.

The natural features of Hastings are varied and include the Langwarrin Flora and Fauna Reserve, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Boggy Creek and Kings Creek.

The largest employers in the electorate are BlueScope Steel, Ingham’s Enterprises, Esso and the HMAS Cerberus Naval Base.

Localities within the Hastings electorate are:

  • Baxter
  • Bittern
  • Blind Bight
  • Cannons Creek
  • Cranbourne South
  • Crib Point
  • Devon Meadows
  • Five Ways
  • Flinders Naval Depot
  • French Island
  • Hastings
  • HMAS Cerberus
  • Langwarrin
  • Langwarrin South 
  • Pearcedale
  • Somerville
  • Tankerton
  • Tooradin
  • Tyabb
  • Warneet