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Support for Knox during the pandemic

The State and Commonwealth Governments have been working together to provide supports to individuals doing it tough during restrictions. Continue reading
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Support for Knox during the pandemic

After the Storm: Spring in the Dandenong Ranges

Despite damage from the severe weather events of 9 June, most of the Dandenong Ranges National Park in the Ferntree Gully area is still open to the public. Continue reading
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After the Storm: Spring in the Dandenong Ranges

Foothills Art Trail: A treasure hunt for the mind and body

These hidden gems are mapped out along the Foothills Art Trail, some hiding in plain sight, waiting for the discerning eye to seek them out. Continue reading
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Foothills Art Trail: A treasure hunt for the mind and body

The pain is real, but so is the cause for hope

Throughout COVID-19, many remarkable local community groups have provided all manner of vital assistance to those in need. Continue reading
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The pain is real, but so is the cause for hope

Celebrating Biodiversity Month in Knox

Biodiversity Month is celebrated every September and promotes the importance of connecting with nature, caring for nature in all its diversity – its biodiversity! Continue reading
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Celebrating Biodiversity Month in Knox

Cat curfew to start in April

Knox will proceed with a 24-hour cat curfew from 10 April 2022, requiring cats to be kept on their owners’ premises at all times. Continue reading
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Cat curfew to start in April

Global vaccine roll-out relies on Knox local business

Did you know that an important key to the global rollout of the COVID vaccine lies in Ferntree Gully?  Continue reading
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Global vaccine roll-out relies on Knox local business

The Legend of Mast Gully

How did Mast Gully get its name? Find out here with Ray Peace and the Knox Historical Society. Photo by Barbara Oehring. Continue reading
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The Legend of Mast Gully

Upwey Archies 2021

The Upwey Archies are back for 2021, with local aspiring artists to have their work publicly displayed in the Upwey Main Street shops.  Continue reading
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Upwey Archies 2021

Help the Cat Corner

Unfortunately The Cat Corner has been hard hit by Covid 19 and is currently in financial crisis. You can help the Corner continue their life-saving work. Continue reading
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Help the Cat Corner

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.