12 November 2019
Mayor Steve Christou with members and volunteers of Granville Rotary Club.
Working together to keep Cumberland graffiti free

Cumberland Council has partnered with Granville Rotary for Graffiti Removal Day to help remove graffiti in Cumberland. 

Mayor Steve Christou, along with members and volunteers from the Granville Rotary Club participated by rolling up their sleeves to help remove graffiti in parts of Cumberland. 

"I encourage everyone to team up with community organisations like Granville Rotary and help keep our neighbourhoods clean," Mayor Steve Christou said.

The Rotary Club of Holroyd have also partnered with Council annually and supported graffiti removal events.

To report any instances of graffiti, please call the NSW Graffiti Hotline on 1800 707 125 (free call) between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm Monday to Friday.
Have Your Say
Come along and Meet Your Councillor

This November and December, you are invited to meet your Cumberland Ward Councillors. Find out about upcoming plans for your local area, as well as the range of Council services available to residents. Councillors will be available at the following locations:

Greystanes Ward:

23 November, 9.30 am - 10.30 am 
Greystanes Shopping Centre (outside Woolworths)

23 November, 11.30 am - 12.30 pm
Greystanes Shopping Centre Pemulwuy Marketplace, Greystanes
(outside Woolworths)

Wentworthville Ward: 

23 November, 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Portico Park, Toongabbie

Granville Ward:

30 November, 10 am - 12 pm
Stocklands Mall, Merrylands (outside level 1 food court, opposite YD)

South Granville Ward: 

30 November, 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Dellwood Street Shops (near the grassed seating area)

Regents Park Ward: 

7 December, 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Berala Town Centre (outside Woolworths, Woodburn Rd)

Expressions of Interest for childcare centre opening in 2020

Friend Park Children's Centre located on McKern Street, Wentworthville is due to open in March 2020.

The new centre will  increase the capacity from 16 to 40 places and will  provide a long daycare service open from 7 am to 6 pm to accommodate children from birth to school age. 

Council is currently accepting applications for enrollments in 2020. 

To apply or for more information, please call 8757 9000 or email childrens.services@cumberland.nsw.gov.au. 
Free asbestos sessions, inspections and collections in Cumberland

November is Asbestos Awareness Month and Cumberland Council is providing several services to increase asbestos awareness, including free information sessions, household inspections and asbestos collections.

Information Sessions

Thursday, 21 November 2019
Merrylands Community Centre 
6.30 pm to 8.30 pm 
Register online here. Bookings are essential.

Thursday 28 November 2019
Auburn Centre for Community 
6.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
Register online here. Bookings are essential.

Those participating in the information session will receive a free asbestos removal kit valued at $100. 

Inspections and collections

Asbestos inspections will also be available on Friday 22 November to Saturday 23 November. To be eligible for the 45-minute inspection, your home must be in mostly original condition and built before 1990. To register or organise a collection, call 8757 9000.
Council online systems shutdown

As part of our commitment to providing Cumberland with better online services, Council will be upgrading its systems from 4 pm on Tuesday 3 December until Monday 9 December 2019.

During this time, all online services including online payments, requests and lodgement systems will be unavailable. We encourage residents to make any payments, lodgements and applications outside this period.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Customer Service on 8757 9000 or visit the Cumberland Council website.
Celebrating inclusion in Cumberland

Council is inviting people with disability to join us for a fun event in collaboration with the Human Sound Project.

In celebration of International Day of People with Disability,  the event will be showcasing the talent, contributions and capabilities of people with disability through music, song and film.

Spaces are limited. To book your spot, visit the Eventbrite website and register.

For more information, phone 8757 95777 or email 
What's On in Cumberland
Flavours of Auburn: Afghan Cooking Classes

Experience Afghan culture and cuisine in this unique hands-on cooking session. Discover the delights of Afghan food in a small group.

Book online today to secure your place.
Nominate someone you admire

Nominations are currently open for Cumberland Local Citizen of the Year and Community Pride Awards 2020. If you know someone doing great things in the community, submit a nomination. 

To nominate, visit Council's website.

One-on-one free business advisory

This personalised service supports small to medium-sized businesses start to grow their business successfully. The next session will be held on 14 November at Auburn Town Hall. 

Register your attendance  here.
Contact your Councillors

Cumberland Council has 14 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 local representative to Council. 

To find out who are the Councillors for your ward and their contact details please click here.