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.
New blueprint for Council’s communications and engagement
Port Stephens Council’s newly developed draft Communication and Engagement Strategy is on public exhibition for community feedback following this week’s Council meeting.
If you're renovating a home built before 1990, it may contain asbestos. Asbestos is dangerous when damaged, disturbed or deteriorating so you shouldn't remove it yourself.
Port Stephens on the road to being carbon neutral
Glass, rubber tyres and old asphalt are just some of the waste materials diverted from landfill to road construction as Port Stephens Council drives resource recovery to help reach its carbon neutrality goal by 2025.
Youngsters and oldsters connect through technology
Council is launching a new program aimed at building the digital skills of our older generation with the added bonus of employing our youngsters to teach them.
Port Stephens Council General Manager journeys into retirement
Port Stephens General Manager Wayne Wallis has resigned from Port Stephens Council to start his journey into retirement.
Dogs to have their day at Boat Harbour
Boat Harbour Beach is set to become the go to destination for some of our favourite furry friends with dogs allowed on and off-lead during the colder months of the year, and on-lead during the warmer months.