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Foothills Art Trail – Finding art in new places

Ferntree Gully Arts Society is bringing art and the community together to experience a very different exhibition in the windows and on the walls of the local Ferntree Gully Village traders. Continue reading
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Foothills Art Trail – Finding art in new places

Night of destruction on the mountain that will never be forgotten

During the night of 9 June, the strongest winds in the last 50 plus years came from the South East and caused an enormous amount of destruction and heartache on our beloved mountain range. Continue reading
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Night of destruction on the mountain that will never be forgotten

Tribute to a remarkable, resilient community

In recent times, there is no question it has been tough for many throughout Knox. Continue reading
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Tribute to a remarkable, resilient community

Local volunteers recognised at Victoria Day Awards

Each year, the Victoria Day Awards are an excellent opportunity for us to recognise the unsung heroes in our community. Continue reading
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Local volunteers recognised at Victoria Day Awards

Budget 2021 – What’s in it for Knox

The 2021 Federal Budget has a range of benefits for the citizens of Knox. Continue reading
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Budget 2021 – What’s in it for Knox

Proposed Koolunga wetlands will attract species

The new proposed wetlands at Koolunga Native Reserve is exciting for a number of reasons, and will attract new species. Continue reading
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Proposed Koolunga wetlands will attract species

New CEO for Knox Council

Mayor Lisa Cooper said Mr Bruce Dobson is a highly regarded local government leader and joins Knox City Council at an important time. Continue reading
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New CEO for Knox Council

Renters feeling the squeeze in Ferntree Gully

If you’re finding it harder and harder to pay the rent for your Ferntree Gully home, chances are you’re not alone. Continue reading
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Renters feeling the squeeze in Ferntree Gully

The newest addition to Station Street – an organic grocer

The new Station Street Organic Grocer has opened. On entry you are greeted by the owners Kat and Declan who make you feel instantly welcome… Continue reading
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The newest addition to Station Street – an organic grocer

Review: Montania Cafe Bar Restaurant

Montania appears laidback with an assortment of potted plants and café-style menu chalkboards but the interior is sophisticated, with modern patterned walls Continue reading
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Storm Damage Support

Ferntree Gully News is saddened to witness the devastation caused to the Dandenongs and surrounds by the recent storms in June 2021.

List of community resources available here.

Coronavirus Support in Knox

During these uncertain times, it is important to remember to keep calm.
We’re all in this together.
List of community resources available here.

Dorset Road extension

After heavy campaigning, $130m in funding has been secured for the project, with works to begin with Napoleon Rd. Scoping is underway. Construction is likely to begin in early 2022.
Find out more here.