Port Stephens Council offers a wide range of services to our community including, libraries, venues for hire, awards, support and programs for young people, seniors, people with disabilities, citizenship ceremonies and grants and scholarships.
The Port Stephens Annual Awards are an opportunity to formally recognise the amazing efforts of groups and individuals from around our region.
Arts, culture and heritage
Council recognises and values the role that culture, heritage and the arts play in creating vibrant and healthy communities.
Port Stephens Council holds Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the year to help residents officially become Australians.
Our community directory is your guide to non-profit, local groups and services in the Port Stephens region.
Find out where our parks, sports fields, halls, libraries, life saving clubs, cemeteries, pools and holiday parks are located and what facilities each venue has.
Grants, funding and scholarships
Council offers a range of grants and scholarships for our community. Find out what these are and how to apply.
Port Stephens has a diverse community made up of people from all walks of life. Find out more about our community, and what we do to support different members and groups.
Located on the east coast of Australia about 2 hours north of Sydney, Port Stephens is known for its incredible natural beauty, unique wildlife and strong community spirit.
Port Stephens is the perfect place to play sport, with excellent facilities and a great climate year-round. Find out which sports grounds are open, how to book a sports ground and information on our local sports councils.
Are you interested in volunteering with Council? Or are you already a volunteer looking for some information? Find out all you need to know here.
Walks and cycleways
Port Stephens is great for cyclists and walkers - for those who are serious or families wanting to enjoy a safe and scenic bike ride or stroll.