Environmental plans and strategies
Coastal Management Program
The coast is one of our greatest assets. Our Coastal Management Program (CMP) sets the long-term strategy for managing our coast so we can all enjoy it now and into the future.
Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management
This plan of management helps Council manage community development and the conservation of Koalas in Port Stephens.
Foreshore Plan of Management
The Port Stephens Foreshore Management Plan guides the sustainable use of the foreshore for commercial and recreational activities.
Hunter Estuary Coastal Zone Plan of Management
The Hunter Estuary Coastal Zone Management Plan aims to guide future decision-making regarding the management of the Hunter Estuary and surrounding area.
NSW biodiversity reforms
NSW Biodiversity Reforms are based on the principle of avoiding, minimizing and - as a last resort - offsetting biodiversity loss through a standardised approach to biodiversity assessment.
Port Stephens and Myall Lakes Estuary Management Plan
The Port Stephens and Myall Lakes Estuary Management Plan provides a framework for sustainable development and environment protection in the area.