Community and Council working to keep koalas safe
Port Stephens is home to one of the last remaining koala populations on the East Coast, and it’s essential that Council and the community work together to protect koalas and their local habitats.
Council elects new Deputy Mayor
Port Stephens Council has a new Deputy Mayor with Nelson Bay resident and East Ward Councillor, Councillor Leah Anderson elected unopposed at last night’s Council meeting.
Community called to make a difference through Community Funding Program
Do you have a project that will help support the Port’s status as a business, events and tourism destination?
Alternate traffic conditions in place for TreX Port Stephens State Championships
We'll be welcoming athletes and their families to the Fingal Bay area this weekend, which means more road congestion, and some road closures. Learn more about which streets are affected.
Birubi’s brilliance set to shine at Night at the Beach
A celebration of everything that makes Birubi Beach unique will take place on Saturday 2 September at Robinson Reserve, Anna Bay.
Council’s Six-month Progress Report focusses on connection and community
Port Stephens Council has released its Six month progress report for January to June 2023, highlighting the achievements in delivering for the community.
Oyster Cove illegal dumping offender found guilty and fined $100,000
An illegal dumping investigation that began in 2021 has culminated in a guilty verdict and a hefty fine for a local licenced asbestos removal business that dumped contaminated waste in local bushland at Oyster Cove
Picnic on sustainable tables in our parks
Council recently installed locally supplied resource recovery picnic setting and concrete slab combinations at George Reserve, Salamander Bay.
On the road to resource recovery
On 2 June 2023, Council trialled a locally supplied resource recovery asphalt called ECO5 against virgin material to compare its performance for future road reseals.
Draft Hinterland Place Plan heads for Public Exhibition
It’s time for residents of the Hinterland to have their say on proposed actions in the draft Hinterland Place Plan that aim to make it a better place to live, work and play.
Inclusion, accessibility, safety and resilience are highlighted in wellbeing planning
Leading happy, healthy and connected lives is at the heart of the new Community Wellbeing Strategy currently being prepared by Port Stephens Council.