Cumberland Council was formed in May 2016 from most of the former Holroyd City Council and parts of the former Auburn and Parramatta City Councils.
Located some 25km west of the Sydney CBD, the council has an estimated resident population of 219,300.
Cumberland Council conducts Citizenship Ceremonies monthly for residents of the Cumberland Local Government area wishing to become Australian citizens. These Ceremonies are conducted under delegated authority of the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.
The Cumberland Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing.
The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures
The Cumberland Community Atlas displays a collection of thematic maps based on the 2011 Census, an important tool for future planning and development.
The Cumberland Forecast ID – forecasts what is driving population change in the community and how the population, age structure and household types will change each year between 2011 and 2036.
History and Heritage
The Cumberland Local Heritage Awards & Rebate Program seek to recognise the work undertaken by owners of heritage properties, to involve and educate school children about local history and heritage, and to promote the value and benefit of heritage to the local community.