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Burswood is located in the Town of Victoria Park, 3 kilometres east of Perth.

The area has a residential population of about 1400, and covers an area of 3.4 square kilometres.

It is bounded to the west, north and north-east by the Swan River. While to the east by the Graham Farmer Freeway and the Armadale railway line. To the south west by Shepperton Road and to the south by Harper Street. The Great Eastern Highway cuts east-west through the area.

The most visually significant buildings in the area consist of the Burswood Entertainment Complex, which  includes two hotels, a casino, convention centre, restaurants, bars, nightclub, convention centre, theatre and indoor stadium.

Also, residential multi-storey towers have been constructed on the peninsula. The area also contains a golf course and extensive parklands along the foreshore. The State Tennis Centre and Belmont Park Racecourse are also located on the peninsula.

With the exception of the multi-storey residential towers, only a small section of the area located between Shepperton Road and the railway line is residential. A commercial area exists along Burswood Road.

Nearby schools
Lathlain Primary School
Perth Montessori School
St Augustine's School
Ursula Frayne Catholic College
Victoria Park Primary School

Local websites
State Tennis Centre Belmont Park Racecourse

Nearby places
Maylands  Rivervale  Lathlain  Victoria Park  East Perth

Connections to the National Broadband Network are due to be available throughout Burswood by October 2012. Learn more.

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Perth viewed from Burswood.
View of Perth from Burswood
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