Scholarships support local women to achieve their goals in 2022
Local women wanting to make a difference in 2022 are being encouraged to apply for one of 3 $1000 scholarships, as part of Port Stephens Council’s International Women’s Day celebrations.
Nominees announced for Port’s 2021 Annual Awards
Fifteen local champions have been nominated for our region’s highest honour – the 2021 Port Stephens Annual Awards.
Sun's out, fun's out this Australia Day at Raymond Terrace
Thanks to Terrace Central we can enjoy thong tossing, sausage sizzles and a pool party as part of a packed line up of free, family-friendly activities in Port Stephens to celebrate Australia Day on Wednesday January 26.
Council welcomes new and familiar faces as Councillors sworn in at first meeting
Ryan Palmer has been officially sworn in as Port Stephens Mayor alongside 9 Councillors at the first Council meeting of 2022 tonight.
Port Stephens students to share in $40,000 in Mayoral scholarships
There’s still time for local students commencing university or TAFE study this year to apply for a share of $40,000 in grants as part of the Port Stephens Mayoral Academic Scholarship Program.
Ryan Palmer secures second term as Mayor of Port Stephens
Ryan Palmer has been officially re-elected as Mayor of Port Stephens.
Council celebrates milestone of 1000 DAs approved in 2021
Port Stephens Council has reached a significant milestone, approving over 1000 Development Applications so far in 2021, a 23% increase from previous years.
Have your say on boating and fishing infrastructure
A 15 year plan for boating and fishing infrastructure will help Port Stephens Council prioritise projects and access funding for improvements to boating and fishing infrastructure across Port Stephens.
1,200 trees in 2 years for Mambo Wetlands
One of Port Stephens most significant environmental assets, the Mambo Wetlands has undergone a 2 year rehabilitation program, which has seen more than 1,200 trees planted and 25 hectares of weeds removed.
Fighting the local war on waste
Council’s new Waste Management Strategy 2021 to 2031 was formally adopted in October this year, planning for the management of waste in Port Stephens for the next 10 years and beyond.
Nelson Bay shared space upgrades on the way
There will soon be a new multipurpose shared space in Nelson Bay with works now underway to update the Stockton Street stage area.