Port Stephens Council has been successful in an application for a $1.67 million Boating Now grant from the NSW Government. The funding will be used to upgrade the boat ramp and public amenities at Little Beach as well as improve pedestrian and vehicle access in the area. The new boat ramp will be designed to ensure a better boating experience for users.

Project description:

  • Replace boat ramp and upgrade pathways. This project has received funding from the NSW Government's Boating Now funding program.
  • Replacing current amenities with a split building option incorporating 'Changing Places' accessible facilities, as well as change rooms and wheelchair storage.
  • Replacement of the retaining wall at Little Beach Reserve.
  • Updating the accessible playground at Little Beach Reserve with new play equipment, a drinking fountain, paths and bench seating.
  • Plant shade trees and install more seating.