From our early beginnings to our ANZACs and City Logo & Crest, find information on significant dates in our history and street names and origins.
Further information can be researched in the Local History Room.
Find out more about Burnside's history from Aboriginal to European settlement.
Developed in 1993, the distinctive City of Burnside logo appears on our building, vehicle and street signage, plus our promotional material and official documents.
The City of Burnside is committed to preserving the city’s rich history and heritage.
The Local History Room holds an extensive collection of books, maps, original documents, photographs, pictures, and artifacts relating to the history of the Burnside council area.For further details please contact the Burnside Library.
2006/07 marked the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of the District Council of Burnside. As part of these celebrations, the City's historic walking trail booklets were updated and redesigned.
Significant dates from 1838 to 2005.
In 2006/07 the City celebrated the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of the District Council of Burnside.
ANZAC Day is 25 April and is the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.
As its contribution to the 1986 Jubilee 150 Celebrations the Burnside Historical Society conducted a project researching the origins and meanings of street names in the Burnside Council area.
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