5 March 2019
Living Safe in Cumberland Program 

Cumberland Council has been awarded $75,000 to help local people from diverse cultural backgrounds protect themselves against crime.  The funding was announced by Attorney General Mark Speakman.

Cumberland Mayor Greg Cummings said the workshops would be held in Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, Tamil and Urdu.

  "We want people from all backgrounds to have the assistance they need to feel safe, welcome and able to make a positive contribution to NSW," Mr Cummings said.
Brand new free immunisation clinic opening at Berala

Council is launching a free immunisation clinic for children aged six weeks to nine years at Berala Community Centre from 26 March 2019.

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of protecting against diseases such as whooping cough and measles. It is important for all children to have their vaccines on time to protect them and our local community.

When:  Tuesday 26 March 9.30 - 11am
Where: Berala Community Centre, 98 - 104 Woodburn Road, Berala
Cumberland Art and Photography Awards open now

Cumberland Council and the Peacock Gallery are inviting budding or established local artists to submit their artwork for the 2019 Cumberland Art and Photography Awards (CAPAs) by 19 March 2019.

Council has committed a total of $8,700 in prize money towards eight awards across visual arts and photography for the CAPAs, which will be on public exhibition from Saturday 13 April - Sunday 28 April 2019. Also up for grabs is a three month artist residency at the Peacock Gallery Auburn Arts Studio in 2020.

2018 Cumberland Art Award winner Lux Eterna.
Join a Flavours of Auburn food tour 

Flavours of Auburn walking food tours are an opportunity to learn about the rich cultures of Auburn while sampling some of the most delicious food in Sydney.
Stroll along the streets of Auburn with a local tour guide and experience the sounds of a hundred different mother tongues chatting in the coffee shops which line the footpath. Smell the scent of charcoal grills, rose-water Turkish delights, dried lemons and Middle-Eastern spices. 

Upcoming dates are:
  • Saturday 30 March 2019: Turkish food tour
  • Saturday 27 April 2019: Middle Eastern food tour
  • Saturday 11 May 2019: Turkish food tour
  • Saturday 15 June 2019: Middle Eastern food tour

Have your say on the Freame Park upgrades
Cumberland Council is proposing an upgrade to  Freame Park in Mays Hill , to deliver high quality community facilities, connectivity, access and recreation opportunities. 

Auburn South Community and Recreation Centre

Council is redeveloping the Auburn RSL Bowling Club Site to deliver a multi-purpose community facility called 'Auburn South Community and Recreation Centre'. The facility will deliver much needed additional meeting, event and activity spaces for residents and service providers and provide five outdoor synthetic multi-purpose sport courts.

More plans, policies, programs and forums ...
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  • Road naming in Merrylands

Council meetings

The next meeting will be held on:

Wednesday 6 March 2019,  6.30pm
Merrylands Service Centre, 16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands

You can watch previous meetings or stream meetings live online via our website.
One on One Business Advisory

We're hosting a  free one on one workshop at Auburn Town Hall on Tuesday 19 March from 9.30am - 4.30pm.  This personalised business advisory service supports small-to-medium businesses start or grow their business successfully.

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 on the link below.

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