• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE4520

Burke, Shirley Olga

(1921 – 1975)
  • Nationality Australian
  • Born 21 May, 1921, Warragul Victoria Australia
  • Died 1 March, 1975, Parkdale? Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Barrister, Lawyer, Local government councillor, Mayor, Solicitor


Shirley Burke was elected to the Mordialloc City Council in 1958, representing the Ward of Parkdale. She served as its mayor from 1961-62 and resigned from Council in 1964. The Shirley Burke Theatre in Parkdale is named in her honour.

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