Community News Update

15 February 2022

What's On

Climate Action Through Gardening Webinar

Wednesday 23 February, 7pm to 8pm

Learn innovative ways to make your garden more resilient to climate change and your household more environmentally sustainable.

Register now:

Cumberland City’s Native Plant Giveaway

We are giving away up to 2,000 native flowering plants, shrubs and trees to residents of Cumberland City to help add greenery to homes and make our suburbs an even more beautiful place to live. Select 2 plants from 6 types.

Monty Bennet Oval, Wentworthville
Monday 7 March, 9am to 12 noon

Granville Park, Merrylands
Wednesday 9 March, 9am to 12 noon

Wyatt Park, Lidcombe
Friday 11 March, 7am to 12noon

Auburn Depot Nursery, Auburn
Wednesday 16 March, 7am to 12 noon

Gipps Road Sporting Complex, Smithfield
Friday 18 March, 9am to 12 noon

Register now or find out more:

Clean up Australia Day - School Kids

Clean Up Australia Day 2022

We are encouraging local community groups and residents to clean up local parks and reserves. Your help will make a huge difference, so get involved or find out more:

Business Clean-up Day: Tuesday 1 March 2022

Schools Clean-up Day: Friday 4 March 2022

Cumberland City’s Annual Clean-up Day: Sunday 6 March
Holroyd Gardens
Corner Pitt and Walpole Streets, Merrylands
9am to 12:30pm

The Eric Tweedale Stadium Gym is now open!

Located: 10 Montrose Avenue, Merrylands
Open 7 days: 7am to 10pm

Join now or find out more: Phone 8757 9311 or visit

Calling all talented 60+ residents!

We’re inviting all talented Cumberland City residents aged 60 and over to celebrate Seniors Festival 2022 and join us to perform in the Cumberland Seniors Talent Show this March.

EOI Applications close: 4:30pm, Friday 11 March
Performer criteria and conditions apply.

Apply now or find out more: Phone 8757 9041 or visit

Parents can now apply for up to $250 in vouchers from NSW Government

The NSW Government has launched Parents NSW vouchers to reward and thank eligible NSW households for their efforts to support learning from home in 2021.

The 5 x $50 Parents NSW vouchers can be used 7 days a week, on public holidays, at Discover NSW businesses for entertainment and recreation activities and at Stay NSW businesses for accommodation bookings until 9 October 2022.

To apply or for more information, available in all languages, visit:

Join our Lifestyle and Leisure Links Program

Council’s Seniors and Disability Services team offer a variety of activities for residents on the NDIS for core support. We encourage development through fun social, physical and inspirational experiences.

If you know someone who may benefit from our programs, please share our latest activity calendar available online now.

Join now or find out more: