Burnside is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 km west from Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the Shire of Melton. At the 2011 Census, Burnside had a population of 4,385.
Burnside is located beside the upper end of the Kororoit Creek, which still has populations of native reptiles, including Tiger snake, Eastern Blue-tongued Lizard, Common snakeneck turtle and Eastern brown snake.
Kororoit Creek is also home to the Eastern Banjo Frog, Common Eastern Froglet and even the endangered Growling Grass Frog and Striped Legless Lizard.