Have Your Say on the Draft Community Facilities Management and Subsidies Policy – 2nd Notice About New Drop-In Sessions Now Available

Council owns a number of buildings and infrastructure which are used by not for profit community groups to deliver social outcomes to the community. These facilities include all community buildings, halls, community centres, tennis courts, sporting fields (including canteens) and amenities buildings.Council has developed a new policy to provide Council with a framework to ensure the equitable, efficient and effective management of its community facilities whilst recognising the value of the social outcomes delivered via these facilities through the application of a subsidy.


New Drop In Sessions To Learn More About the Draft Policy

Council is now offering additional drop-in sessions for anyone who would like to learn more about the draft Policy and were not able to make this week’s sessions.

Have your say by coming to see us at one of our additional drop-in sessions on:


Date Time Location
Tuesday 13 June 2017 10am – 12pm Cumberland Council

Atrium, Auburn Administration Building

1 Susan St, Auburn

Wednesday 14 June 2017 12pm – 2pm Cumberland Council

Committee Rooms 1 and 2,

Merrylands Administration Building

16 Memorial Avenue, Merrylands


Other Ways to View the Draft Policy

The Draft Policy is available on Council’s website www.cumberland.nsw.gov.au/have-your-say/say-draft-community-facilities-management-subsidies-policy/

A copy of the Draft Policy is also attached.


Make a Submission

Any person who wishes to make a submission may do so in writing until 4pm on Wednesday 21 June 2017.

Submissions can be sent to:

Email: submissions@cumberland.nsw.gov.au or

Mail:      The Interim General Manager, Cumberland Council

P.O. Box 42, Merrylands, NSW 2160


All written comments will be taken into consideration when reviewing the Draft Policies and all submissions will be acknowledged.

All submissions are subject to a request for access under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2008.  If such a request is received, your submission, including your name and address, may be made available for inspection. You may request for your personal information to be suppressed by Council under Section 58 of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (“PPIP Act”).  Council will consider this request in accordance with the PIPP Act.


For More Information

To find out more, contact Cumberland Council on 9735 1383.

Facilities Management Unit