Cumberland City Council Economic Statement - A statement outlining a number of actions to address its financial situation has been released by Council. Read the Economic Statement and the Mayoral Minute Response to this statement.


Community Sector Connect

Cumberland City Council offers support for local workers, volunteers and community organisations through networking, training, research, resources and projects.

Community and Place Unit

Council’s Community and Place Unit endeavours to make Cumberland a stronger, more inclusive, accessible and connected community through undertaking research and planning, building relationships and providing responsive and high quality programs, services and facilities to meet local needs.


Council hosts networking events for workers and volunteers who provide services in the Cumberland City Local Government Area (LGA). The events provide Nameparticipants with an opportunity to connect and improve collaboration. Share information with these networks by emailing

Search the Community Information Directory to find services operating in the Cumberland City LGA.

Cumberland Community Sector Networking Forums

The Community Sector Forum is an opportunity for community members find out about recent changes, council services and programs and meet with new council staff.

There will be a presentation by the executive team and Q&A session at the end.

Session 1 - Wednesday 30 September 2020, 10:30am to 12:30pm
Registration via Eventbrite
Registrations open 9 September and close 23 September

Session 2 - Thursday 8 October at 6pm to 7:30pm
Registration via Eventbrite
Registrations open 9 September and close 23 September

Volunteer Community Sector Networking Forum

There are no sessions planned for this time.

Cumberland Sports Forum

This forum provides the opportunity for representatives from local sports clubs and recreation groups to share information, discuss issues and develop skills.

There are no sessions planned for this time.


There are a number of local interagencies and working groups in the Cumberland Local Government Area.

Download the 2020 Cumberland Interagency Calendar which contains information about the purpose, dates and contact people for the various interagencies.

Training and Resources

Council is dedicated to providing professional development, training opportunities and a range of resources to support the work of community organisations.

Further information