Cumberland for Common Good 

Shelter NSW is an active partner in the Sydney Alliance, a community-based organisation. Within the alliance, sub-groups of local leaders often come to together to promote issues for the common good.  One such group is within the Cumberland LGA.

Shelter NSW recently gave a presentation on housing impacts across the Cumberland LGA to a community forum run by Cumberland for Common Good.

Over 70 people attended the the Merrylands forum covered a range of issues including:

  • promoting affordable housing
  • employment opportunities for all community members, including refugees, migrants, youth and seniors
  • addressing Domestic and family violence 
  • supporting elderly residents and well-being checks