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Community Grants Award Night 2019

On Thursday 20 June 2019 the Knox Community Bank Group held their annual Community Grants Awards Night! This event is a highlight on our community calendar and is the culmination of a lot of hard work by the Knox Community … Continue reading

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Victoria Day Awards 2019

On 1 July 1851, Victoria was declared a separate colony to New South Wales, and ‘Victoria Day’ was celebrated as a public holiday each year until the First World War. To mark Victoria Day, Nick Wakeling and Kim Wells, the … Continue reading

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Aston Community Awards

Message from Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston Do you know an individual or community group that does something special in our local community that may go unnoticed? You may wish to consider nominating that person or group for … Continue reading

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Fishing in the Gully

Come fishing at Quarry Park Families and children can catch a new hobby at the next school holidays with the stocking of more than 32,000 catchable size rainbow trout into almost 80 waters across Victoria. The Quarry in Ferntree Gully … Continue reading

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The Upwey Archies – a community portrait project

The Upwey Township Group, in partnership with Burrinja, are thrilled to present The Upwey Archies 2019. Inspired by the Archibald Prize and the ‘Not The Archies’ exhibitions, the Upwey Archies is a community portrait project, bringing together the creative voices … Continue reading

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Arboretum’s Sunflower Pavilion receives Design Award

The new Sunflower Pavilion at the Tim Neville Arboretum received a Commendation in the inaugural Knox Design Awards. The pavilion, designed by Benjamin Gilbert Agency of Sculpture, is described as ‘a particularly striking addition to an established Municipal Park and … Continue reading

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NAIDOC Week in Knox

Every year in July, NAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia to recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. NAIDOC, which stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, can be traced back to … Continue reading

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