Port Stephens No.1

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For Families

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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.



Port Stephens reaping the benefits of the NBN

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Port Stephens reaping the benefits of the NBN

Local businesses, community and residents are enjoying the benefits of the NBN, with 24,000 premises in Port Stephens now connected and more coming online soon. Jane Perrin, Council's Economic Development Coordinator, says the advantages of [...]

One FREE Ticket To The ‘Animal Encounters’ Kids Disco

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on One FREE Ticket To The ‘Animal Encounters’ Kids Disco

@ The Greenhouse Eatery, Huntingdale Place, Medowie Date: Thursday 6.7.2017. Disco starts at 6.00pm until 7.30pm. Ticket includes DJ, games and prize draw on the night. We recommend you arrive early if you wish to be [...]

Win A FREE Ticket To The Secrets Of Winter Dru Yoga Retreat Worth $60

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Win A FREE Ticket To The Secrets Of Winter Dru Yoga Retreat Worth $60

With Abundant Potential on 9th July 10am-1:30pm Flowing gentle yoga, blissful relaxation & soothing meditation. Full details of this retreat, hosted by Abundant Potential, Nelson Bay, can be found HERE. For your chance to win this prize, [...]

What We Do

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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