Advertising in Port Stephens
Find out about placing your business on Council owned bus shelters or if you want to advertise your business on the footpath.
Business Waste and Disposal
Council provides a weekly waste collection service to commercial properties. Find out more about what you can put into your red bins.
Commercial operators on managed land
There are a range of licensed commercial operators in Port Stephens providing fantastic services on local beaches, playing fields and reserves. Council regulates these operators meaning you can be confident you're working with the very best service providers in the region
Easy to do Business
Cafés, restaurants and food-based businesses in Port Stephens will now find it easier to start, open and grow their business Council joins the Easy to do Business program.
Hairdressing, beauty and tattooing
Requirements for setting up a hairdressing, beauty, tattoo or piercing business in Port Stephens.
Join the BizLink Network
Keep your finger on the pulse with everything that's happening in your local economy. Economic Development unit welcomes business, industry and budding entrepreneurs to join the BizLink network.
Manufactured Home Estates and Caravan Parks
Port Stephens Council is home to a diverse mix of manufactured home estates, caravan parks and camping grounds. The following information is relevant to business owners and managers of these estates, parks and camping grounds.
Public swimming and Spa Pool Inspections
Council undertakes inspections of public swimming and spa pools. Remember pools to which members of the public are admitted, whether free of charge, on payment of a fee or otherwise.
Start & Operate a Food Business
There are multiple aspects of food safety applicable in Port Stephens. Find out about mobile food vendors, temporary events where food will be made available and footway dining.
Support for Business and Industry
There is a multitude of programs, services, business associations, mentoring and networking opportunities available to support business growth and success in Port Stephens, both Council and privately run.