Life in Burnie

Living in Burnie Australia

Living in Burnie Australia

Life in Burnie

Welcome to Burnie.  We know you are going to love living in Burnie and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Burnie

Life in Burnie

Is Burnie a good place to live?

Yes, Burnie is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Burnie will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Visas required to live in Burnie

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Burnie, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Burnie.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.


If you are moving to Burnie and want to find a job in Burnie we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Burnie for new arrivals.  Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.

Map of Burnie

Weather in Burnie


Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. 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.

As of 2019, Burnie had an urban population of 19,550.
Burnie is governed by the City of Burnie local government area.

Hotels and Accommodation in Burnie

There are all types of accommodation available in Burnie.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.

Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.

Seabrook Hotel
1 review
Bass Hwy, Somerset Tasmania 7322, Australia
Murchison Lodge
1 review
Hotels, Resorts
9 Murchison Hwy, Somerset Tasmania 7322, Australia

Burnie is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Burnie


Banks in Burnie



Cafes in Burnie


Palate Food & Drink
3 reviews
6 Cattley St, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia
Splash Cafe
1 review
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
30a Old Bass Hwy, Wynyard Tasmania 7325, Australia
River Arms Hotel
1 review
Coffee & Tea, Lounges, Restaurants
1 Cres St, Ulverstone Tasmania 7315, Australia


Carpet Cleaners in Burnie


Dentists in Burnie



Doctors and Medical clinics in Burnie


You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.


Contact one of the Burnie Electricians below



Hospitals in Burnie



Mechanics in Burnie


Boscobel of Ulverstone B&B
1 review
Hotels, Auto Repair
27 South Rd, West Ulverstone Tasmania 7315, Australia
John Hall Autos
1 review
Auto Repair
86 Drake St, Devonport Tasmania 7310, Australia

Newspapers in Burnie




Pest Control in Burnie




Plumbers in Burnie



Real Estate Agents in Burnie 



Restaurants in Burnie


Rialto Gallery Restaurants
1 review
46 Wilmot St, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia
Bayviews Restaurant Lounge Bar
1 review
Lounges, Modern Australian
2 North Tce, Level 1, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia
Run Rabbit Run
3 reviews
69 Mount St, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia
Palate Food & Drink
3 reviews
6 Cattley St, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia
1 review
Bass Hwy, Burnie Tasmania 7320, Australia

Schools in Burnie



Solicitors in Burnie



Supermarkets in Burnie 



Vets in Burnie 



For all information on living in towns and cities across Australia visit our Living in Australia index page where you will find 160 guides on areas right across the country.


To live and work in Australia you might be eligible for an Australian Work Visa or a Permanent Residency visa as a skilled worker.  Find out more and move to Australia to live and work and start you new life.