Our Council


About us

Located between Sydney and Parramatta cities, Burwood is a melting pot of culture with a thriving business and retail centre surrounded by historic villages, each with their own distinct character and charm, including Burwood Heights, Croydon, Croydon Park, Enfield and Strathfield.

The quality of life residents enjoy, the central location, local schools and excellent transport infrastructure has made Burwood an attractive destination for people to live, work and visit.

The Burwood Local Government Area is rich in cultural diversity with more than half of our residents born overseas. Burwood Council covers 7 square kilometres with a population of more than 36,000.


Our vision

To make Burwood vibrant, prosperous and proud of its history and heritage.


Our mission

Burwood Council will create a quality lifestyle for its citizens by promoting harmony and excellence in the delivery of Council’s service.


Our values

Governance – consultation, accountability, transparency

Service – efficiency, effectiveness, responsiveness

Sustainability – prudence, innovation, preservation

Respect – honesty, fairness, dedication, integrity