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Cumberland Conversations Podcast

Listen to the latest community news, presented by our Community Engagement Team.

2022

September

Welcome to the September 2022 episode of Cumberland Conversations Podcast. 

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This episode features: 


Past episodes

2022

August

Listen to the August 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

This episode features:

  • Dan Collins, the Coordinator of our Community Development team, talks about our refreshed Community Grants Program and many other ways the team connects with and supports our community
  • Joshua, our Homelessness Project Officer interviews special guest speaker, Trina Jones, CEO of Homelessness NSW, about their role, their vision and Homelessness Week
  • Adam, our landscape architect, explains his role in providing open space design services to enhance our open spaces and deliver best practice in the development of our landscapes and how you can provide feedback on plans for the Prospect Pipeline Corridor, which is currently under community consultation.

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July

Listen to the July 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

In this episode our Director Community and Organisation Development - Melissa Attia talks about the Cherry Blossom Festival and we the President of the Greater Cumberland Business Chamber - Immanuel Selvaraj.

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June

Listen to the June 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

This episode features an interview Rebecca Reynolds, our Children's Recreation Officer and coordinator of our Healthy Kids Pitch. Rebecca talks about our free sporting clinics for kids and the healthy kids initiative portal full of helpful information for parents.

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May

Listen to the May 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

This episode features an interview with the owner and director of Grind & Co in Pemulwuy, Christine Ousman.

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April

Listen to the April 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

This episode features interviews with a special guest youth leader, Jahin Tanvier, and our Homelessness Project Officer.

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March

Listen to the March 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

In the episode, we interview Mayor Lisa Lake and Corey Jones, Manager Strategy and Improvement about our Community Wellbeing survey.

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February

Listen to the February 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

In this episode, we interview local businessman and founder of Rashays, Rami Ykmour, in the lead up to Business Month in March.

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January

Listen to the January 2022 episode and hear about the latest community news.

In this episode, our Director Community and Organisation Development - Melissa Attia, speaks with Ronni Kahn AO, founder of OzHarvest.

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2021

December

Listen to the December 2021 episode and find out about the latest community news.

In this 'Christmas special' episode:

  • A special update from our new General Manager, Peter Fitzgerald, includes his vision for Cumberland in Greater Sydney
  • Meet the Place and Engagement Team
  • Our Resource Recovery team provide special Christmas recycling tips to help you through the festive season
  • Hear about the latest community consultations and initiatives in Cumberland presented by our Community Engagement Team.

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November

Listen to the November 2021 episode and find out about the latest community news.

In this episode:

  • Charlie Ayoub, Executive Manager for the General Manager's unit discusses caretaker mode and how Council operates 
  • Special guest Suma Pillai, Community Development Coordinator, House of Welcome talks about a recycling initiative they run in conjunction with Council
  • Alina and Joey from the Resource Recovery team answer your waste related questions for National Recycling Week.

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October

Listen to the October 2021 episode and find out about the latest community news.

In this episode our Community and Business Engagement team members discuss reopening of our services, current consultations, upcoming events, business initiatives and community centres including the newly built Eric Tweedale Stadium.

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September

Listen to the September 2021 episode and find out about the latest community news.

In this episode we get an update on our Community Support Exchange, COVID vaccinations and an overview of our Customer Service team.

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August

Listen to the August 2021 episode and find about the latest community news:

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July

Listen to the July 2021 episode of Cumberland Conversations and:

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