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Burnie, TAS

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Burnie Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    North West
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Wynyard 18km
  • Median House Price

  • February Temp °C
    22 / 14

Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania. When founded in 1827, it was named Emu Bay, being renamed after William Burnie, a director of the Van Diemen’s Land Company, in the early 1840s. Burnie was proclaimed a city by Queen Elizabeth II on 26 April 1988.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Burnie

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Property in Burnie

Based on LGA data

Median House Price


Rental House Median Price Per Month


Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019, 2020], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Burnie

    Based on LGA data

    Median Salary Per Year


    Median Personal Income Per Week


    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

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    Schools And Universities in Burnie

    Education within 25KM of Burnie

    14 Childcare Centres
    montello outside school hours care
    milpara early learning centre
    milpara outside school hours care
    footprints educational complex
    kookaburra junction - oshc
    spraoi child care
    alexander beetle house children's centre
    spraoi havenview
    groovy kidz childcare and oshc
    coastal family day care scheme
    warawyn wynyard after school and holiday program
    warawyn early learning centre
    penguin fun club outside school hours care
    debbies little buddies
    4 High Schools
    Hellyer College
    Marist Regional College
    Indie School - Devonport (Burnie Campus)
    Parklands High School
    1 University
    university of tasmania

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