Many groups and individuals are actively involved in a lot of positive change. This is for Cathays local groups, or organisations active in Cathays.

The main groups are:

Cathays Compass:

The umbrella body for community events in Cathays – ranging from the annual spring/summer Cathays Fair (est. 2017) and Christmas Lights/Carols (also est. 2017) as part of the community staple. Cathays Compass is now working to develop several sub-groups of:

  • Family
  • Faith
  • Community
  • Business


Keep Cathays Tidy:

Est in 2016 with a view to having a monthly big-litter pick, the residents have been coming forward and nominating multiple sites.

More importantly – many families are working together on a street-by-street basis with

Cathays PACT:

The Bi-monthly meeting with the families/residents meeting up with the Police and the Councillors to discuss issues of parking, planning, waste, noise and other such issues.