Port Stephens has a diverse and active community. Through the facilitation, support and delivery of 355c Advisory Committees of Council, and interagency forums, Council endeavours to build community in partnership with a wide cross section of local residents.
Environment and sustainability
Port Stephens is known for its incredible natural beauty. Find out more about our wildlife and waterways, as well as how we protect our place from weeds and pests.
Find out what to do before, during and after an emergency in Port Stephens including where to go and who to contact.
Visit our 3 libraries in Port Stephens or experience our eLibrary online. View our extensive catalogue of books, DVDs and music, or come along to one of our events and regular programs for adults and children.
Find out about rubbish and recycling options, paying your rates, everything about roads, registering your pet, current Council works and where the cemeteries are located in Port Stephens.
Thrive Kids provides a range of Out Of Hours School care, Family Day Care, Mobile Preschool and Vacation Care services for children and families in Port Stephens and the Hunter.
Volunteers in Port Stephens are the lifeblood of our local area. Find out how to become a volunteer. Or if you are a volunteer view all the information you need for managing your committee or group.