Independent experts say it’s time for change
Internationally recognised experts from the University of New England Centre for Local Government have confirmed Port Stephens Council needs to take crucial steps to ensure its long term financial sustainability.
Road closures due to heavy rain
Heavy rainfall has caused the closure of several roads across Port Stephens. Keep up to date with the latest news and visit our Disaster Dashboard.
Port Stephens Council commits to driving long term financial sustainability
Port Stephens Council's ongoing commitment to securing long term financial sustainability has been given further support last night with Councillors endorsing a recommendation to commence the conversation with the community.
Crowds to return for 2022 NAIDOC Week celebrations in Port Stephens
Celebrations for 2022 NAIDOC Week will be in full swing across Port Stephens from 3 to 10 July, after COVID-19 kept crowds away in 2020 and 2021.
Koala funding marks 20 years of conservation in Port Stephens
As the 20 year anniversary of the Port Stephens Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management nears closer, Port Stephens Council has secured $845,000 from the NSW Government to reduce koalas being killed or injured by vehicles.
Building digital skills
Learn new digital skills, get local tech help, create jobs for local youth and share your wisdom with Youngster. Sessions will be held across Port Stephens at Raymond Terrace Library, Medowie Community Centre and The Karuah Centre.
NAIDOC Week 2022
Celebrations for 2022 NAIDOC Week will be in full swing across Port Stephens from 3 to 10 July.The events will kick off on the Sunday 3 July, before the celebrations officially begin with a Snak and Rap skate event at Mallabula skate park.
My Little Ecosystem workshops
My little ecosystem is an assortment of educational drop in sessions designed to promote improving habitat for native species in urban environments and educate the community on the importance of these species. The various sessions have been designed to assist the community in creating and improving their own backyard ecosystem.
Lego Challenge @ your library
Take up the Lego Challenge at Tomaree Library during the July school holidays.