11 June 2019
Managing Biodiversity in Cumberland: We need your help!

Cumberland Council currently has an important proposal about the environment on exhibition and is seeking public input. The Draft Cumberland Biodiversity Strategy 2019 outlines a strategic and coordinated approach to manage biodiversity in Cumberland. Simply go on the Have Your Say website and write a sentence or two. Get involved and make an impact on the future of our environment!
An interactive experience inside the life of refugees

The Award winning Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood   is back from July 31 - 7 August.  Refugee Camp in My Neighbourhood is a simulated refugee journey set up in the grounds of Auburn Centre for Community. Tour guides, who are former refugees or currently seeking asylum, will be on hand to guide you through the interactive exhibition. Book online today by clicking on your preferred day and date.

Australia's premier celebration of Cherry Blossoms returns 

The Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival is returning to Auburn Botanic Gardens in 2019. The festival dates have been set for Saturday 17 August - Sunday 25 August. An exciting, jam-packed program has been announced. Tickets are free for residents and can be pre-booked online from the Cumberland website.

Do you have a business idea? Attend our pilot consultations!

Cumberland's new Business Innovation Hub pilot will provide mentoring and support for young entrepreneurs. The first sessions targets individuals aged 15 to 25 with ideas to start their own business. The second consultation aims to focus on those aged 18 to 35, including individuals from migrant and refugee backgrounds. This event will be held on Wednesday 19 June. Select your session below and book today.
Fun 4 Kids bring you "Warali Wali" these July holidays 

Cumberland Council is hosting a special free children's event in Central Gardens to celebrate NAIDOC week. "Warali Wali", which means Possum in the Darug language, is a school holiday celebration for Cumberland kids and their families. The event will include seeing and touching native animals, a stars sports zone with some of the biggest names in the country and carnival rides! 

Become a masterchef of delicious cuisines 

In our three hour long cooking classes, community cooks will welcome you into their kitchen, and teach you how to make delicious dishes from their home country. You will learn how to cook new recipes from scratch and share a dinner feast at the end of the evening. Each cooking class will cater for your dietary requirements, with a number of classes focusing on vegan dishes.  Discover our winter cooking classes below: 

Contact your Councillors

Cumberland Council has 15 Councillors representing the five Wards of Granville, Greystanes, South Granville, Regents Park and Wentworthville. The primary role of a Councillor is to represent the people who live in their ward. They are your bridge to Council.  To find out the Councillors for your ward and their contact details please click here.