Invest Port Stephens 

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Why Port Stephens?

We want your business. That’s why we've made the process easier, the incentives
more irresistible and removed possible road blocks.

With national and international connections, a strong industry base and a skilled workforce — the choice is simple.

Port Stephens economy snapshot - 73,000 population, $5.049 billion gross regional product, 1.7 million visitors, 27,346 jobs.

Our advantages

Find out what Port Stephens has to offer prospective investors.

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Our industries

Our diverse industry base is built around our region's best assets.

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Key locations

Learn more about our key locations for investment in Port Stephens.

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What makes Port Stephens different?

The good life is all about balance... not just a balance sheet.

A message from our Mayor

Mayor Ryan Palmer smiling outside Council chambers

Welcome to our unique and beautiful part of the world!

Here at Port Stephens Council, we’re renowned for growing our economy. Our ‘can do’ attitude and innovative approach has won awards and garnered the attention of local, national and multinational organisations.

Like others around the world, our community has felt the impacts of COVID-19. I’m proud to say our rapid response program Restart Port Stephens has provided relief for many while highlighting our organisation’s agility. Working closely with business and community, we have adapted to the challenges and prepared well for recovery and growth as the tide turns.

As we emerge from our pandemic pause I invite you to share in our inevitable prosperity and discover for yourself why Port Stephens is truly a land of opportunity.

Port Stephens Mayor Ryan Palmer

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