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Support for business and industry

There are many programs, services, business associations, mentoring and networking opportunities available to support business growth and success in Port Stephens, managed  by both government and the private sector.

Doing Business with Council

Our aim is to work smarter, streamline our processes, and to develop and strengthen our working relationship with all businesses. Within Councils’ policies and procedures, Council has a preference to purchase locally sourced goods and services wherever possible. Download this Fact Sheet with simple tips for doing business with Council.

Helpful links

Business Advice

Regional Development

High School Careers Advisers/Business Contacts

Business and Industry Associations

Grants and Statistics

Government Support & Agencies