Port Macquarie


About our Port Macquarie campus

Port Macquarie TAFE Campus offers an ideal place to study, located in a town that offers an ideal place to live. A broad range of study areas are on offer in a fun and friendly learning environment.

The campus specialises in hospitality, tourism, massage therapy, graphic design, fashion design and electrical and electronics courses. Other vocational study areas available include general education, office administration, accounting and marketing, information technology, retail, community services, children’s services, maritime and nursing.

Port Macquarie TAFE Campus is located in the popular tourist town known for its outdoor activities on land and sea, in the Birpai Aboriginal nation. Situated at the mouth of the Hastings River, Port Macquarie offers all the advantages of a busy city with a laid back lifestyle.

If you’re looking to enter the workforce armed with invaluable experience and practical skills, check out the courses available at our Port Macquarie TAFE Campus.


Get in touch

70 Widderson Street PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444
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(02) 6581 6200
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(02) 6583 6478

To locate a disability consultant for the Port Macquarie campus, visit the Disability Support Services page.


Quick facts at a glance


currently enrolled students


qualified staff providing quality education


years industry experience to teach at North Coast TAFE

Key dates and events

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Facilities available at Port Macquarie Campus

  • Cafe
  • Library
  • Shared campus with University of Newcastle
  • 'Solar COLA' for outdoor education and renewable energy training
  • Hair and beauty rooms
  • Graduates restaurant
  • Fashion design rooms
  • Commercial cooking kitchen
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Student life

    • 6 Oct
      Term four begins
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Most on-campus classes resume this week

      6 Oct 15
    • 21 Sep
      Spring student vacation
      All day at Ballina; Casino ...

      Monday 21 September to Monday 5 October

      21 Sep 15
  • 13 Jul
    Semester two begins
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Most on-campus classes start this week

    13 Jul 15
  • 13 Jul
    Semester two begins
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Most on-campus classes start this week

    13 Jul 15
  • 22 Jun
    Winter student vacation
    All day at Ballina; Casino ...

    Monday 22 June to Sunday 12 July

    22 Jun 15
  • A no-bones approach to hiding social media skeletons from employers
    A no-bones approach to hiding social media skeletons from employers

    Pre-social media, people used to talk about skeletons in the closet. These days, with Facebook used monthly by one in every six people on the planet, it’s more like skeletons dancing around on the street in a tutu singing One Direction songs: “… that’s the story of my life, da da da…”

    28 May 15
    • Hastings Landcare are hosting their annual Farm Gate Tours again during the first weekend in June. To find out how you can get in on the action, visit http://www.hastingslandcare.org.au/ and enjoy a great day out with the family!

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    • Warm up tomorrow morning with a nice cuppa and something sweet and do your bit for cancer at the same time. Our Certificate III in Events students are hosting a 'Biggest Morning Tea' to help raise funds and awareness, so come along and bring your friends. Live entertainment and refreshments outside of G Block - its a great way to start the day and beat the chills!

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  • Today was a great day for students and staff to acknowledge Sorry Day and celebrate the start of Reconciliation week. We created the Sea of hands! Watch below.

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  • Students and staff shared activities today and created a Sea of Hands to commemorate Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week; a time for Australians to reflect on shared histories, cultures and achievements.

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  • Be sure to take time to visit the ‘Sea of Hands’ for national Sorry Day on campus today 26 May. We invite everyone to contribute to the art project ‘Sea of Hands’ which will be hand prints on canvas, then stitched together to be added to each year so that it wraps around the whole campus! It's at 11.30am in the Canteen Area!

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  • Great opportunity for all students to have their voice heard! Join the facebook Student Advisory Forum by entering into your web brower. https://www.facebook.com/groups/sag.portmacquarie. This will send a request to join the forum. Great for ideas for campus and feedback! SIGN UP!

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