Category Archives: Community

Remembrance Day 2019 – 101 years on

On Sunday 10 November 2019 the cessation of World War One will be remembered at a ceremony conducted at the Knox War Memorial situated in the Tim Neville Arboretum. The service will commence at 10.55am and residents and friends are … Continue reading

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Aston Community Awards 2019 honour local heroes

A Message from Alan Tudge MP, Federal Member for Aston Once again I had the pleasure of hosting the annual Aston Community Awards, celebrating our local volunteers and community groups who give their time, skills and energy to helping others. … Continue reading

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The Ringwood to Upper Fern Tree Gully Railway – 130 years of change

There is a magic about train travel. Peter Stagg explains here. The Ringwood to Upper Ferntree Gully railway is in its 130th year of operation, and for almost 30 of those years it carried me from the forest and the … Continue reading

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Tinkers: The gift of time

Memories, whether they are fond or otherwise, play such an important role in our lives. They give us a sense of who we are, what we have become and why. These memories carry on to our children, our grandchildren and … Continue reading

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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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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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