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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 […]

Cumberland Council to deliver quality places, roads and programs in 2016/17

29 June 2016 – Media Release Cumberland Council has published its first ever Draft Operational Plan for 2016/17. The plan includes the budget for the year and consolidates the existing plans of the former Auburn, Holroyd and Parramatta City Councils to create a unified overarching strategy for the new Cumberland Council. A subtotal of $77,750,239 […]

Have Your Say – Cumberland Council Operational Plan

A New Era of Transparency for the Residents of Cumberland Council

23 June 2016   Cumberland Council General Manager, Malcolm Ryan, today announced a significant reform to Council’s online systems to improve transparency. A number of new online engagement tools will transform the way residents view and have their say on development applications, planning proposals and other projects within the local government area.   When the […]

Congratulations PCYC Auburn

The Governor of NSW, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley officially opened PCYC Auburn, currently the largest of its kind in Australia, on Wednesday 8 June. He was joined by the Deputy Premier the Honourable Troy Grant, and NSW Opposition Leader and Member for Auburn, Mr Luke Foley. Viv May, Administrator of Cumberland Council, […]

Cumberland Council Announces $1 million community grants program

Viv May, Administrator of Cumberland Council, today announced a $1 million grants program for community, sporting and cultural organisations within the local government area. Local groups will soon be able to apply for grants of up to $50,000. Funding for the program will be sourced from the $15 million provided to Cumberland Council by the […]