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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.



Business Connect Bus coming to Raymond Terrace

August 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Business Connect Bus coming to Raymond Terrace

Raymond Terrace business owners will have the opportunity to take advantage of free business advice when the Business Connect Bus comes to town this Friday 18 August.The Business Connect Bus travels around NSW, bringing quality [...]

Feedback sought to make Port Stephens more accessible for all

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Feedback sought to make Port Stephens more accessible for all

Residents are being asked to provide feedback on a draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP), which aims to make Port Stephens a more socially inclusive, accessible and liveable place for all. The draft plan has [...]

New accessible fitness hub for Boomerang Park

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on New accessible fitness hub for Boomerang Park

Residents of Raymond Terrace have a new place to exercise outdoors with the opening of a fitness hub in Boomerang Park. The fitness hub is located near the corner of Irrawang and Williams streets, next [...]

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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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