Burwood Council

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Burwood Council area


The Burwood Council area is located in the inner-western suburbs of Sydney. The Council area encompasses a total land area of about 7 square kilometres and is a predominantly residential area, with significant commercial land use.

Key employment sectors include retail, property & business services, health, and education. Burwood features two major shopping centres - the Burwood Town Centre and Westfield Burwood Shopping Centre, with a smaller centre at Burwood Plaza. The Council area has three private hospitals - Alwyn Rehabilitation Hospital, Strathfield Private Hospital and St John of God Hospital. Several training colleges (theological, missionary and nursing) are located in the area, with a number of private and public schools.

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NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Parramatta Road
  • Liverpool Road (Hume Highway)
  • Inner west railway line


  • Sydney GPO 12km
  • Sydney Airport 12km
  • Port Botany 16km
  • Sydney Cove 11km

Burwood Council

economic profile