Thrive Kids provides a range of Out Of Hours School care, Family Day Care, Mobile Preschool and Vacation Care services to the community in Port Stephens and the Hunter.
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
Residents and visitors are attracted to Port Stephens because of its natural beauty, magnificent waterway and rural character. Find out more about our wildlife, waterways, weeds and pests.
Find out what to do before, during and after an emergency in Port Stephens including what to do, where to go and who to contact.
Council provides to the community an extensive library network of books, DVDs and includes programmes, activities, events and eLibrary resources in Port Stephens. Visit one of our libraries today.
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.
Volunteers and committees
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.