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  • August Podcast Episode

    Welcome to the August 2021 episode of Cumberland Conversations Podcast where you can find out the latest community news from Cumberland City:

    Presented by the Cumberland City Council...

  • July Podcast episode

    Welcome to the July 2021 episode of Cumberland Conversations Podcast where you can find out the latest community news from Cumberland City:

  • Cumberland COVID update

    We're maintaining essential services including waste/recycling collection, cleaning public spaces, park maintenance, environmental services and maintaining roads and assets. Our rangers and officers will be out and about to ensure public safety and to ensure businesses know the new rules. Child care will continue with COVID safe plans in place.

    You can find the latest Cumberland updates on the Council website and social media channels. We have also created a page with all the COVID testing...

  • Cumberland turns 5 years old

    We’re celebrating five years since proclamation, with five free BBQS over five days in our five council wards. This is an important milestone as we’ve come a long way in the past five years to unite two councils and part of a third council into one cohesive organisation. It’s been a lot of work by hundreds of staff, but the dedication, determination and resilience has really shone through and is a credit to our community.

    The BBQs start from 17 May and we invite the community to come out and...

  • Cumberland Conversations has a podcast

    Listen to the April 2021 episode of Cumberland Conversations to:

    • Hear an update from Mayor Steve Christou,
    • Learn out about our new community engagement platform, and
    • Discover more about the Cumberland Local Heritage Awards.

    Listen to Cumberland Conversations Podcast on Anchor, Spotify, or where ever you get your podcasts.

    Presented by the Cumberland City Council Community Engagement Team.

  • Better parking in Greater Sydney

    We want you to have a better parking experience in Greater Sydney, helping you plan your trip, find a spot, pay easily, and connect with public transport.

    How could we do parking differently, save time, reduce stress and make Sydney an easier place to get around?

    Help the NSW Government explore ways to transform parking, including connections to public transport, by sharing your thoughts and ideas.

    What you tell us will inform a parking summit we are holding in May 2021 with business,...

  • Tiny Tales Storytelling

    We have been busy planning COVID-safe children’s events and are excited to be announcing the introduction of Tiny Tales this term. This program will be held on Wednesdays and will rotate between COVID-safe venues. Bookings are essential and can be made the day before each event. The sessions include:

    • Tiny Tales at Auburn - Wednesday 24 February
    • Tiny Tales at Granville Library - Wednesday 3 March
    • Tiny Tales at Regents Park - Wednesday 10 March
    • Tiny Tales at Merrylands - Wednesday 17 March
    • ...
  • Step up to Clean up

    This year Council is holding an event at the Holroyd Gardens in Merrylands and is inviting the community to come along and help make a difference to our local community.

    • Clean up will run from 8:30am to 11am
    • After participating in the clean up, a free BBQ will be available from 11am to 11:45am

    For more information you can call Council on (02) 8757 9000 or email

  • Watch out for scammers

    Did you know maintenance people and door knockers can be scammers in disguise? Always remember to do an ID check and ask questions.

    To report a scam, call the NSW Police Assistance Line on 131 444.

  • Where to get emergency help

    Council workings with a number of specialised outreach service providers who reach out to assist rough sleepers.

    If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, find a list of Homelessness Services on the Council website.

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