Burnside, Victoria

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Kororoit Creek.jpg
Kororoit Creek
Burnside is located in Melbourne
Coordinates 37°45′11″S 144°45′14″E / 37.753°S 144.754°E / -37.753; 144.754Coordinates: 37°45′11″S 144°45′14″E / 37.753°S 144.754°E / -37.753; 144.754
Population 4,385 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 997/km2 (2,581/sq mi)
Established 1990s
Postcode(s) 3023
Area 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Location 22 km (14 mi) from Melbourne
LGA(s) City of Melton
State electorate(s) Kororoit
Federal Division(s) Gorton
Suburbs around Burnside:
Caroline Springs Taylors Hill Kings Park
Caroline Springs Burnside Albanvale
Ravenhall Ravenhall Deer Park

Burnside is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 22 km west of Melbourne's Central Business District. Its local government area is the City 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.

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Burnside (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 June 2012.