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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

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.

Online Council payments and service requests

You can still find Council services online:

Swim Centres

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

For details visit the swimming pools page.

Library Services

New measures are in place, for details visit the Library page.

Citizenship Ceremonies

During COVID-19, Council will be holding small in-person citizenship ceremonies in accordance with the state directives and restrictions. Accordingly, the number of conferees able to attend each ceremony will be limited. The Government is also holding online citizenship ceremonies via secure video link, to enable people to continue to become Australian citizens during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

For more information, visit The Department of Home Affairs website

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.


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.