Community funding up for grabs to create vibrant and liveable places
More funding is available to support a broad range of individuals and groups across Port Stephens from today as part of Council’s Round 2 2023–24 funding program.
Port Stephens students receive $40,000 boost from scholarships
Mayor Ryan Palmer joined representatives from 17 local businesses to present a total of $40,000 to support our most talented and inspiring local students as part of the Port Stephens Mayoral Academic Scholarships.
Port Stephens’ first Battle of the Arts now open for applications
Taking place during Youth Week, the Port Stephens Battle of the Arts competition is a chance for young people to showcase their creative talents.
Upcoming surfing events
Learn about upcoming surf events happening in Port Stephens throughout February and March.
Register now: Hinterland and Shoal Bay Town Team launch events coming soon
We're supporting the creation of two new Town Teams across Port Stephens – in the Hinterland, and at Shoal Bay. Join us for a launch event near you to learn more and get involved!
New exhibition 'Bidhiinja' opens at the Port Stephens Visitor Information Centre
'Bidhiinja: restoring our oyster reefs' invites audiences to learn about the past, present and future of oyster reefs in Australia. Enjoy interactive displays while learning about the benefits oyster reefs provide to communities and the environment.
Local roads receive funding boost in Port Stephens
The NSW State Government has committed $10 million over 3 years to repair and rehabilitate local roads in Port Stephens.
Celebrated citizens at Port’s Annual Awards
Dedicated Community Care Clinical Nurse, Registered Nurse and passionate Dementia Nurse and advocate, Meagan Ambrose has been named the 2023 Port Stephens Citizen of the Year.
International Women’s Day scholarships now open
Port Stephens Council's International Women's Day scholarship program is now open, with four $1,000 scholarships up for grabs to help local women achieve their goals.
Celebrating Australia Day in Port Stephens
A jam packed program of family-friendly free events is planned across 4 locations in Port Stephens to celebrate Australia Day on Friday 26 January 2024.