Cumberland Council is committed to building and empowering its local community. Residents have told us that a high priority is for the council to work to create a strong “sense of community”.
Some of the council’s community building initiatives include:
- Cumberland Community Sector and Volunteer Community Sector Networking Forums
- Ensuring town centres and other public areas are safer through a network of closed circuit television cameras.
- Club Grants
- Cumberland Community Grants Program
- Stronger Communities Fund
- Resourcing a community information directory
- Actively encouraging and supporting volunteering opportunities
- Conducting citizenship ceremonies