Regional Subsidiaries

The City of Burnside has four regional subsidiaries established under Section 43 of the Local Government Act 1999.

Eastern Waste Management Authority Inc. (East Waste)

The member Councils of East Waste are Burnside, Norwood, Payneham and St Peters, Walkerville, Mitcham, Campbelltown, Adelaide Hills. The Charter specifies the roles and responsibilities of the authority. The principal activity of the authority is to collect and dispose of each Council’s garbage. Please refer to the East Waste website  for additional information.

Highbury Landfill Authority

The City of Burnside is one of three member Councils of the Highbury Landfill Authority. The other member Councils are: Norwood, Payneham and St Peters and Walkerville.  The Charter specifies the roles and responsibilities of the authority.  The role of the Authority is to oversee and fund the rehabilitation of the Highbury Landfill site. Please contact them at (08) 8363 9100 for additional information.

Eastern Health Authority Inc. (EHA)

The City of Burnside is one of five Councils of the Eastern Health Authority Inc.  (EHA)  The other Councils are Campbelltown, Norwood, Payneham and St Peters, Prospect and Walkerville.  The Charter specifies the roles and responsibilities of the Authority. The principal activity of the authority is to provide public and environmental health services to the member Councils. Please refer to the Eastern Health Authority website for additional information.

ERA Water Regional Subsidiary

ERA Water Regional Subsidiary is made up with the other Councils of City of Norwood, Payneham and St Peters and the Town of Walkerville. The CEO of Burnside is our current representation on the board of ERA Water.

The purpose of ERA Water is for Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR) - a system of harvesting, cleaning and injecting the cleaned water into acquifers for later. This allows Council to capture, treat, store and deliver stormwater for irrigation purposes at a cheaper rate than purchasing water from SA Water.