Support for Businesses

There are a number of services available to help businesses in Port Stephens, including those detailed below. Should you wish to discuss a concern which is not covered, we are here to assist. Please email or call Council on 4988 0255.

Helpful links

Stay COVID safe! COVID safe behaviors are as important as ever. Wash or sanitise hands and work surfaces regularly, and wear a mask if appropriate.‚Äč Staff who are unwell should stay home until acute symptoms have passed, then follow heath advice about returning to work.

If you own or operate a food business, we recommend NSW Food Authority and Food Standards Australia New Zealand which have specific COVID-19 information for food businesses.

Safe Work Australia publishes a wide range of resources covering many work health and safety topics.

  • University of Newcastle industry placements – The majority of UoN students now undertake work-integrated learning and real on the job experience, as part of their degree. This provides a great opportunity for businesses to connect with their future workforce.