Port of Newcastle is Australia’s deepwater global gateway, the largest on the nation’s East Coast. Port of Newcastle is more than a port. It exists to build Australia’s prosperity with responsible, integrated and innovative supply chain solutions. With trade worth around $37 billion to the national economy each year, Port of Newcastle enables Australian businesses to successfully compete in international markets.
The port currently handles around 4,600 ship movements and 166 million tonnes of cargo annually. As custodians of the region’s critical asset, Port of Newcastle is diversifying its trade as it strives to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally and socially responsible future.
The Port of Newcastle is a critical employer with its offices and key operational areas located in the heart of Newcastle, employing more than 125 people directly, and facilitating work for thousands of others through contracting and flow on employment.