News & updates
24 June 2021
Cumberland City Council | eNews
Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 2021
The most anticipated festival of the year is returning this August. Experience Japanese food, culture, live performances and special guests over nine days.

For more information visit our website.
We’ve launched a new podcast. ‘Mayoral Minute,’ is the latest way to hear about the big ideas and initiatives happening here each month!
Mayor Steve Christou will give you a bite-sized chunk of what was discussed at council meetings and how they impact you.
You can listen to the ‘Mayoral Minute’ podcast for free on Spotify, Apple Podcast, Google Podcast and Anchor.
Listen to the podcast on our website today
NAIDOC free film night
Celebrate NAIDOC Week these school holidays on Thursday 8 July and join us for a film night, sausage sizzle and Aboriginal inspired dessert bar.

Book your spot online today.
Council signs first of its kind lease with Maori group
We will sign a 20-year lease with Sydney Marae Alliance to build the first of its kind Maori community centre in Australia. 

The multimillion-dollar proposal will see the construction of a cultural centre, which aims to deliver community programs and events including cultural exchange programs, ANZAC Day, conferences and language and dance classes.

For the full story on our website.
$11 million for new civic square in Merrylands
A vibrant new civic square in Merrylands is on its way courtesy of Cumberland City Council’s improved development application turnaround times.

The new civic square will create an open and green meeting place in the heart of Merrylands.

For the full story visit our website.
Chemical Cleanout around the corner
Drop off unwanted chemicals for free! Our next cleanout will be held at the Guildford Works Depot on Saturday 10 July from 9am to 3.30pm.

For more information visit our website.
Main Lane, Merrylands closure from 5 July 2021
Due to the installation of culverts and construction in Main Lane, it will be closed temporarily to improve safety

Council will work closely with the contractor to minimise disruption to residents and businesses. We aim to reopen Main Lane as soon as works are complete and when it’s safe to do so. For more information on the Merrylands CBD upgrade visit our website.