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Council services and community information

Discover the most up-to-date information about Cumberland City during COVID-19 and find out how you can support your local community.

Cumberland City cancellations, continuations and postponements

Cherry Blossom Festival 2020

Due to the public health risk posed by COVID19, Cumberland City Council’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival will not proceed this year. View the Media Release for details.

Meet your Mayor

All events suspended until further notice

Development and building application lodgement process during Covid-19

Cumberland City Council is committed to continue our lodgement services of development and building operations during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

Due to the ongoing nature of the Pandemic and various social distancing measures introduced by the Federal and State Governments', Council will only be accepting applications online until further notice.

Council is committed in ensuring that the health and well-being of its customers is maintained during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The flowchart details the online lodgement process for Development and Building Applications with Cumberland City Council.

Children Youth and Family Services

  • Poppy in the Park and Story Time – Cancelled. Online versions of these activities will be available soon in What's On.
  • Youth Art Performance, Wednesday 1 April 2020 – Cancelled
  • Youth Sports Connect, Monday 6 April 2020 – Cancelled
  • Youth Week Expo, Wednesday 8 April 2020 – Cancelled
  • April School Holiday Activities (All excursions cancelled)
  • All Council Children’s Centres are open - including Pemulwuy Children's Centre. see the latest Media Release

Swim Centres

Cumberland City Council Swim Centres have re-opened since Friday, 26 June 2020.

For details visit the swimming pools page.

Online Council payments and service requests

You can still find Council services online:

Seniors events and services

  • Life Long Learning - all life long learning programs suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • Seniors Information Sessions- all Seniors Information sessions suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • Access Loop Bus - Access Loop Bus has been suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • Stay Active and Social - all programs suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Council is assisting Seniors with emergency food packages, home delivered meals and shopping assistance. For more details, see Where to get emergency help.  Or call 02 8757 9041.

 

People with disability - events and services

  • Access Loop Bus - Access Loop Bus has been suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
  • Lifestyle and Leisure Links Program - all programs suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

 

  • Council is assisting People with Disability by providing home delivered meals and shopping assistance. For more details, see Where to get emergency help.  Or call 02 8757 9041.

Employ Local

Are you looking for work? Or are you local business in need of staff? Take a look at the Employ Local campaign designed to help businesses and locals find each other.


Shop Local 

You can help our local businesses tremendously by continuing to shop with those who can remain open. For a growing list of businesses that are open for drop in purchases and home deliveries, see our Shop Local campaign.


More information 

For information about getting emergency assistance - such as financial help, food assistance, domestic violence assistance and help from social professionals, please see our Get Emergency Help page.