Category Archives: Community

Children’s Week 2020

Children’s Week is a national celebration that recognises the talents, skills, achievements and rights of children. It will run from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November, with thousands of Victorian children taking part in the festivities. The theme for … Continue reading

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Knox Local Champions Gender Equality Award 2020

Do you know someone who has made or is making a significant difference to the lives of women and girls in the City of Knox? If the answer is ‘yes’, have you thought about nominating them for a Knox Local … Continue reading

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Halloween 2020 – Virtual Event

When: 26th – 31st October. Where: Knox Arts & Events Facebook page. Cost: Free! Halloween Week will take you on a spooky virtual Halloween journey with FREE live-streamed activities, including frightful decoration making, scary make-up workshops, creepy cooking, wicked live … Continue reading

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Mullets for Mental Health

Students from MDLC (Mountain District Learning Centre)’s Foundation VCAL Class (Jack, Dylan and Adrian) are volunteering to grow mullets for mental health. The class is working with the Black Dog Institute to help raise funds for mental health research, and … Continue reading

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Knox Art Club – Virtual Event

23rd Sept – 14th Oct: Knox Art Club – Virtual Event When: Wednesdays through September & October Time: 2pm to 3pm (via Zoom) Where: Online via Zoom (register here) Cost: Free! Knox Arts and Events with Active Aging invite you … Continue reading

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‘Spring Fun’ – Kids Kreative Virtual Event

  When: Every Wednesday during the month of September Time: 4:30pm to 5pm (see program below!) Where: Knox Arts & Events Facebook page Cost: Free! Spring has sprung! Get ready to learn, laugh, play and have fun at home in September! … Continue reading

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Shout out for Foothills Community Care

Nick Wakeling, State MP for Ferntree Gully, recently visited Foothills Community Care. I recently visited Foothills Community Care in Ferntree Gully to see the great work they were doing in preparing meals and providing a range of support to help … Continue reading

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August Message from Mayor of Knox – Cr Nicole Seymour

How are you? Are you doing ok? It has been an incredibly tough six months, and who would have thought we would face yet again such disruption to our lives with a return to Stage Three ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions … Continue reading

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Covid-19 not stopping construction

Message from Alan Tudge, Federal MP for Aston The Covid-19 pandemic has stopped a lot of things, but not our local infrastructure improvements. One of the big developments last year was opening the Henderson Rd Bridge in Rowville. This provides … Continue reading

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Acknowledgement is the key

On 6 May Knox City Council provided an Aboriginal Cultural Competency community training session via Zoom. The presenter was Bernadette Atkinson from the Koorie Heritage Trust who grew up in Knox but her parents and some family members have since … Continue reading

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