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.
The City of Burnside is committed to preserving the city’s rich history and heritage. The area has a range of significant sites you can visit where you can delve into the historical highlights that have shaped Burnside.
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.
Developed in 1993, the distinctive City of Burnside logo appears on our building, vehicle and street signage, plus our promotional material and official documents.
Burnside Historical Society, the National Trust and the City of Burnside launched a new self-guided digital tour of Burnside in 2017. The smartphone app provides a digital walking trail accompanied by original and contemporary photographs and information regarding many of the significant historic sites of Burnside.
Significant dates from 1838 to 2005.
In 2006/07 the City celebrated the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of the District Council of Burnside.
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.
A complete list of all those who have served as elected members in the City of Burnside.
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