The Local Emergency Management Plan details the response and recovery arrangements within the Port Stephens Local Government Area to ensure a coordinated response during emergency incidents.
The objectives of the Local Emergency Management Plan are to:
Flood emergency management
Keep up to date with the latest flood and storm information in Port Stephens.
Storm emergency management
Find out what to do before, during and after a storm in Port Stephens.
The following links provide valuable information relating to Emergency Management within New South Wales.
Asset Protection Zones
Port Stephens Council monitor and maintain bush fire risk throughout the council area to ensure the safety of residents from the threat of bush fires. Find out more about council's Asset Protection Zones.
Council maintain trails for fire appliances to access bushland to protect homes during bushfire incidents. Find out more about fire trails
Are you prepared for the case of a bushfire in Port Stephens?
Council undertakes hazard reduction burns with assistance from FRNSW and NSW RFS. These burns are done as per the Bushfire Risk Management Plan to target extreme risk areas identified.