A busy port that provides the State’s only regular shipping service. A huge paper mill dominates the shore of Emu Bay. Burnie Carnival on New Year’s Day is Australia’s biggest one day sports carnival, featuring the Burnie Gift and the Burnie Wheel cycle race. There is an Eisteddfod in May, a Youth Drama Festival in July and the Agricultural Show is held in October.
central business and shopping district provides a beachside boardwalk
and to a 17-kilometre walking trail that skirts the city. Burnie can be
seen at all angles from some of our amazing lookouts. The view from the
Roundhill Lookout is spectacular at sunrise and sunset. Burnie Substantial centre on the island's north coast Located 152 km northwest
of Launceston on the Bass Highway, Burnie is characterised by delightful wooden