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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 ed@portstephens.nsw.gov.au 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.