Port Stephens Council offers a wide range of services to our community including, libraries, venues for hire, awards, support and programs for young people, seniors, people with disabilities, citizenship ceremonies and grants and scholarships.
The Port Stephens Annual Awards are an opportunity to formally recognise the amazing efforts of groups and individuals from around our region.
Arts, culture and heritage
Council recognises and values the role that the arts, culture, heritage and events play in creating vibrant and healthy communities.
Port Stephens Council holds Citizenship Ceremonies throughout the year to help residents officially become Australians.
Community Catch Ups
Community Catch Ups are the perfect opportunity to have an informal chat with your local Councillors, General Manager, and Council staff.
Our community directory is your guide to non-profit, local groups and services in the Port Stephens region.
Find out where our parks, sports fields, halls, libraries, life saving clubs, cemeteries, pools and holiday parks are located and what facilities each venue has.
Grants, funding and scholarships
Council offers a range of grants and scholarships for our community. Find out what these are and how to apply.
It’s on! Port Stephens is our events and activation program aimed at bringing life and vibrancy to our public spaces. The program focuses on delivering small, regular, community led, low cost activities that are and connected to the local identity of our town centres.
Port Stephens has a diverse community made up of people from all walks of life. Find out more about our community, and what we do to support different members and groups.
Located on the east coast of Australia about 2 hours north of Sydney, Port Stephens is known for its incredible natural beauty, unique wildlife and strong community spirit.
Plan your event in Port Stephens
We love events in Port Stephens. If you’re an event organiser looking to bring your event to our area, visit this page to find out more about the application process to stage an event on Council land.
Are you interested in volunteering with Council? Or are you already a volunteer looking for some information? Find out all you need to know here.