Pakenham abattoir is located in Southern Victoria and is the one of the largest export abattoirs in Southern Australia. Processing high quality grass and grainfed beef.

Other Names

  • G & K O’Connor’s

Current Operation

  • Operational – As at time of writing. 23.12.13.


  • Pakenhan is a south eastern suburb of Melbourne

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  • G & K O’Connors1
    • partially Japanese shareholding1


  • One of the largest export abattoirs in Southern Australia1
  • Employs 300 people1
  • Processes high quality grass and grainfed beef1
  • exports approximately 70% of production1
  • supplies to markets Halal, EU, China and Japan1
  • Sells product under number of brand names including O’Connor1
  • Sources majority of supply from Gippsland region, east and north of Melbourne.1



  • Established1


  • Amendment C176 to the Cardinia Planning Scheme allow future expansion of the abattoirs site and security due to other infrastructure planned by govenernment including roads and access.


  1. ‘O’Conner gets land use approval for future development’ Beef Central 23.12.13.
  2. ‘$315 million boost for Pakenham abattoir’ Edward Donohue. Member for eastern Victoria. 25.02.13.

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