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Public notices

Temporary road closure

We advise that Seaview Crescent at Salamander Bay and the access road to the Port Stephens Sailing and Aquatic Club at Soldiers Point will be closed to traffic from 6am to 6pm Saturday 24 April 2021 for Sail Port Stephens 2021. For more information, please contact the event organiser on 0407 387 302.


Temporary road closures — ANZAC Day services

We advise the temporary closure of the following Council roads for ANZAC Day events on Sunday 25 April 2021.

Raymond Terrace
  • Jacaranda Avenue — from 5:40 to 6:20am and from 11am to 12 midday
  • Port Stephens Street at Jacaranda Avenue — from 11am to 12 midday
East Seaham
  • Newline Road at the Knitting Circle memorial — from 9 to 9:30am
Tanilba Bay
  • Lemon Tree Passage Road from Avenue of the Allies to Reliance Bvd — from 9:30 to 10am

Notice of intention to treat infestations of aquatic weeds

Notice is given that Port Stephens Council intends to treat infestations of aquatic weeds on or in drains, depressions and waterways throughout the Council area. Including portions of the following rivers occurring in the Port Stephens Council Local Government Area: Hunter River from Raymond Terrace to the confluence of the Paterson River, Paterson River from the confluence of the Hunter River upstream to the Port Stephens Council boundary and Williams River upstream from Raymond Terrace to the Port Stephens Council boundary. Herbicides containing active ingredient 600g/kg Metsulfuron methyl and/or active ingredient 360g/l glyphosate will be used. Residents in the treatment area should not use, drink or swim in the water during the period of treatment. Small scale reapplications may occur within 30 days of the date of the original treatment. Any further enquiries may be directed to Council on 02 4988 0255.


Proposed Council maintenance and construction works