Port Stephens No.1

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Great memories start here!

Your ultimate guide to family friendly events, activities, services and much, much more, right here in our ‘Backyard’ Port Stephens.

Family Things To Do

Events & Activities

Check out what's coming up in Port Stephens

Discover things to do with the most up to date and comprehensive calendar in the area and start planning your family time!



Enjoy the latest issue!

Autumn 2017

Our magazine is packed with locally inspired stories, news and events, things to do, kids activities, clubs, classes, sports groups, special events, plus heaps more information for you and your family


Businesses & Services

Recommended By Us

Support our locals businesses and discover family friendly goods & services

Find a business or service in our comprehensive family friendly local Recommended Businesses & Services Directory


Clubs & Classes

Family Fitness & Fun

Our comprehensive directory

A active family is a happy family! Taking part in sport and activities with the children is a great way to bond. Check out our directory and discover some great classes, groups and workshops in our local area.



New koala corridors coming to Salamander Bay

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on New koala corridors coming to Salamander Bay

Urban koala corridors are being created across Salamander Bay to provide safe passage for the local koala population as part of Council's Tomaree Peninsular Urban Koala Corridor Enhancement Planting Project. Stage II of the project [...]

New scholarships to help women achieve their goals

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on New scholarships to help women achieve their goals

Port Stephens women will have the opportunity to apply for a $1,000 scholarship to help them achieve their goals as part of 2018 International Women's Day celebrations. Three scholarships worth $1,000 each will be available [...]

Community input sought for new Birubi Point plan

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Community input sought for new Birubi Point plan

Community input is being sought to help Port Stephens Council develop a management plan for the Aboriginal Place at Birubi Point, Anna Bay. Birubi is known for its surf and sand dunes, but perhaps not [...]

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Over 25,000 Visitors and 10,000 Readers, Let’s See What Some Have To Say?

Hello ladies, Love the website, love the facebook page and I think you girls are marvellous. Your magazine has been beneficial in letting me know when events are happening. Keep up the great work!
As I am a fairly new local to P.S I have found the What’s on in our Backyard has become my bible! I have used it to find great local business and things to do for the kids. Best little mag and website ever! you should be congratulated on the great job you do. Thank you 🙂
I am proud to have a magazine born and bred in Port Stephens. Well done, ladies, on your initiative! My favourite features of the magazine are the competitions and “Diary of Events”. The latter is particularly useful come holiday time. During the school break, I took my youngest son and his cousin to The Wetlands as a result of reading the “Diary”. We had a great day!
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