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Invest in Port Stephens

Port Stephens is located just 2.5 hours north of Sydney with easy connections to local, state and international markets.

Home to one of Australia's fastest-growing aviation and defence hubs, a well-established manufacturing sector and a bustling visitor economy — Port Stephens has so much to offer prospective investors.

With the right connections, knowledge, energy and work-life balance, the choice is simple.

Invest Port Stephens

Discover all that Port Stephens has to offer prospective investors with our investment prospectus.

Council understands the critical role it plays in the development of a strong and resilient economy.

The day to day operations of Council play a key role in creating an environment which attracts investment and encourages business to thrive. Land use planning, development application processing times, procurement, infrastructure, environmental management and the design and management of our public spaces all contribute to creating the foundations of a strong and resilient economy.

This influence, however, does not occur in isolation, and key to the growth of the Port Stephens economy is the development of strong partnerships with  business, State and Federal agencies, industry organisations and neighbouring councils.

Council encourages creative and innovative ideas. Out of the box thinking will help create new opportunities inject vigour and attract entrepreneurs, motivators, creators and leaders from all corners of the globe.

Council is committed to lead by example with  a focused approach to the delivery of actions which create genuine opportunity for business across Port Stephens.

By sharpening our focus, Port Stephens Council will help build capacity and resilience in local businesses, activate employment opportunities and increase the livability and welling of the Port Stephens community.