Council values the outstanding contributions made everyday within the Port Stephens community. The Port Stephens Annual Awards presented on Australia Day each year provide an opportunity for Council to formally recognise the amazing efforts of groups and individuals from around the region.
Building our community
A range of community forums are facilitated by Council for government and non-government sectors of the community to share information and work collectively towards a better future for everyone in Port Stephens.
Grants and Scholarships
Port Stephens Council has a variety of annual community grants available for residents and community groups to fund a range of projects.
The Community Directory is your guide to non profit, local groups and services in the Port Stephens region.
Find out about alcohol zones, graffiti, noise control, crime prevention, noise control, overgrown properties and open burning.
Council offers a range of options for residents in the LGA who are genuinely in need of financial assistance.
Have your say
Council is committed to involving our community in activities that actively shape and influence the future of the area. This is done in a number of ways, through regular newsletters, forums and drop in information sessions.
We have a diverse community made up of people from all different walks of life. Find out more information on Aboriginal people, young people, seniors and people with a disability who make up our community.