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Residents should check their voting status

25 August 2016 – Media Release Administrator of Cumberland Council Viv May again reminded residents enrolled to vote in the Cumberland Council Local Government Area, including the former Auburn Council area, the former Holroyd Council area and the former Woodville Ward of Parramatta Council, are not required to vote at NSW local council elections scheduled […]

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A New Grassroots Approach

5 August 2016 – Media Release In the age of digital communication, where Facebook and Twitter dominate the media landscape, Cumberland Council is going ‘old school’ to introduce a ‘word of mouth’ approach to engaging with sections of its local community. The Cumberland Council area is one of the most culturally diverse Local Government Areas […]

Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival

4 August 2016 – Media Release The Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival this year, held over two weekends in August (20-21; 27-28), will be bursting with Japanese culture, food, music, performances, martial arts all amongst the beautiful Auburn Botanic Gardens and the flowering Cherry Blossoms. Last year over 40,000 people flocked to this colourful festival which […]

Refugee Camp in my Neighbourhood

Media Release – 21 July 2016 Cumberland Council’s powerful and interactive learning experience Refugee Camp in my Neighbourhood will open in the grounds of the Auburn Centre for Community from Monday 1 August to Friday 12 August with family friendly tours and community event on Saturday 6 August 2016. The project is a joint community […]

Improving the safety and quality of our roads

7 July 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council has published its first ever Draft Operational Plan for 2016/17 which includes a substantial investment in quality public infrastructure, particularly through the maintenance and upgrade of roads. A subtotal of $77,750,239 will be invested into capital works in 2016/17. The majority of the infrastructure work will focus […]

Cumberland Art & Photography Award Winners

7 July 2016 – Media Release The winners of the inaugural Cumberland Art and Photography Awards were announced on Saturday 2 July 2016 at the Peacock Gallery in Auburn. A number of entrants from around the local government area submitted various art and photography pieces in seven different categories. Ilya Akhmedov took home $2500 for […]

Cumberland Council Local Representative Committee holds its first Meeting

7 July 2016 – Media Release The first meeting of the Cumberland Council Local Representative Committee was held on 5 July at the Merrylands office of Council. The Committee was established to provide insight on a range of local issues facing the new Council. In attendance were former Holroyd City and Parramatta City Councillors (former Auburn City […]