Burson Automotive commenced operation in 1971, when Garry Johnson and Ron Burgoine distributed a range of automotive chemical products to workshops and service stations in their ‘Cash Van’. The name Burson was created as a combination of their respective names.

Today Burson Automotive employs more than 1,500 team members, operates two distribution centres and has over 190 Auto Parts stores across Australia which predominantly focuses on servicing the automotive aftermarket trade customers with their product needs.

We are Australia’s trade specialist supplier of automotive aftermarket parts, accessories and workshop equipment, and service our customers via our extensive store network with in excess of 800 delivery vehicles.

Throughout our 48 year history we have been solely involved in the automotive trade aftermarket. Our emphasis is on continued store and product range expansion together with a particular focus on giving first class, knowledgeable service to our ever-growing trade customer base. We operate in a competitive environment, and continued success is based on our superior customer service, innovation and an extensive product range.


Located in Preston, Victoria Burson operate a state of the art Auto Parts Distribution Centre covering 14,660 sq. metres providing daily services to our 190+ Store Australian network.

In 2015, Burson Auto parts opened its Queensland distribution centre in the Brisbane suburb of Hemmant, covering 8,000sq and providing daily service to all of Queensland and Northern New South Wales.