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Port Stephens Council has won a Gold Award in the Australasian Reporting Awards for its accessible and transparent 2019 to 2020 annual report.
A number of pharmacies in Port Stephens are now administering AstraZeneca vaccinations to help in the fight against COVID-19.
Community Notice; Information Alert
The NSW Government has introduced new restrictions for Port Stephens and the Hunter region from 5pm Thursday 5 August to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Water saving measures implemented in the 2019-20 financial year have saved Port Stephens Council $69,880 and 71 Olympic swimming pools of water according to water consumption data.
After a spike in the sale of priority weeds online, Port Stephens Council is reminding the community that it’s illegal to buy or sell plants, flowers or foliage that put NSW at risk.
After extensive community consultation and feedback, Port Stephens Council has introduced new dog off lead rules at Anna Bay and is trialling changes at Boat Harbour.
Everybody needs a home and there are ways communities can help — that’s the message this Homelessness Week, which runs from 1 to 7 August 2021.
George Reserve in Salamander Bay is the latest Port Stephens park to receive a freshen-up, with Council installing new amenities and new play equipment.
A newly constructed pathway in Anna Bay has been named after the late Port Stephens Councillor Shirley O’Brien in recognition of her contribution to the community.