Have Your Say – Port Stephens Council Special Rate Variation Proposal

Port Stephens Council is considering an application to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a Special Rate Variation (SRV) in 2019 and is seeking community views on the proposed rate options. Council are conducting a number of community meetings and round table discussions around Port Stephens. There are also information booths located across the Local Government Area.

These are opportunities for members of our community to find out more about the proposed rate options, to ask questions of Councillors and Council officers, and have a say.

The sessions are to be held throughout July and August and shown below.


To find out more and to find the community meeting convenient to you, click here to download an information sheet.


Have Your Say on the Port Stephens Council Community Strategic Plan

Port Stephens Council’s Draft Community Strategic Planning documents are now available and there are a number of information sessions being held in our area.

This is your opportunity to tell us what sort of community you want to live in to the future and Council’s opportunity to capture the community’s key priorities in the Community Strategic Plan.

The key dates are:

Council to Community information sessions (Drop in sessions – no booking required.)

  • Raymond Terrace – Monday 9 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Council Administration Building
  • Nelson Bay – Wednesday 11 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Nelson Bay Seniors Citizens Hall
  • Medowie – Wednesday 18 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Medowie Community Hall

Local information sessions (Drop in sessions – no booking required.)

  • Seaham – Wednesday 4 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Seaham School of Arts
  • Anna Bay – Thursday 19 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Birubi Surf Life Saving Club
  • Tilligerry – Thursday 12 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Club Lemon Tree
  • Fern Bay – Monday 23 April, 4.30pm to 6.30pm, Fern Bay Community Hall

Round table discussions with staff (no Councillors)

Limited availability – booking essential.

Please call Customer Service on 4988 0255 to book a seat.

  • Tomaree – Friday 13 April, 10.30am to 12.30pm, Gymea Lily Room, Tomaree Library
  • Raymond Terrace – Friday 20 April, 10.30 to 12.30pm, Council Administration Building

Additional sessions may be scheduled, dependent on

It is important for our community to attend and have a say on our town and our future.

Click here for the documents: http://www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au/your-council/about-council/public-exhibition/exhibitions-2018/integrated-planning-and-reporting-documents

Click here to download an information flyer.

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Lowes is celebrating 120 years in retail!

120 year Gold logo-high resThe company has grown from humble beginnings in 1898 to over 200 stores nationwide whilst still being 100% Australian and family owned.

Today Lowes retails much more than traditional menswear, it offers customers a full range of schoolwear, big men’s, sportswear, footwear, work wear and it continues to evolve by introducing exciting new departments and products.

As a proud Australian icon, Lowes continues to offer well-made clothing at affordable prices.

Come and visit our friendly staff and see our new ranges at MarketPlace Raymond Terrace.

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Winner for Best Shopping Complex

MarketPlace Raymond Terrace are proud to announce they are the winner of Best Shopping Complex at the 2017 Port Stephens Annual Business Awards.

On behalf of the Centre Owners, Management and Retailers we would like to say a very BIG thank you to all of our loyal customers for your ongoing support.

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What’s On In Our Backyard

MarketPlace Raymond Terrace received a mention in two articles published in the latest What’s On In Our Backyard issue for our VIP Rewards and School PBL Programs.

MarketPlace are proud to be part of  such a fantastic community and appreciate the support of the community of our initiatives.

Click on each image below to read the articles in full.

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