Category Archives: Community

The Future of Millers Homestead

‘Council committed to consult over future of Millers Homestead’ This is the title of a media release regarding an amendment passed at the July 23rd Knox Council meeting. It begins, ‘Knox City Council is committed to ensuring that our community … Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully News: Scenes and Stories

Coming Soon – Our New Anthology! This book is a selection of stories and photographs gathered from the first fifty issues of Ferntree Gully News. Part personal stories, especially of migrants who ‘made a home in the Gully’, part celebration … Continue reading

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Want to help with the Gully News?

Ferntree Gully News is looking for an assistant to work with the editor in preparing material for the formatter. Needs writing, editing and computer skills. Work from home in the ten days before press date. The paper is produced six … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day Services 2018

Ferntree Gully community groups and residents will once again gather on 25th April for a service to mark 103 years since the Anzac Cove Landings. Dawn Service Where: Quarry Park, Quarry Road, Ferntree Gully. When: Walks begin 5.30am. Service starts … Continue reading

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Australia Day Awards 2018

Knox City Council honoured its leading citizens of the past year with a special Australia Day awards ceremony on 26th January 2018. In front of a large and appreciative crowd, the 2018 Knox Australia Day Award recipients were honoured for … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Issue of Gully News!

This edition of the paper is certainly a special one, as we mark and celebrate 50 editions of Ferntree Gully News. (View an archive of our past editions here.) Since our inception in 2009, Gully News has existed to share … Continue reading

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John Mortimore elected Mayor of Knox

Congratulations to Cr John Mortimore who has been elected as Mayor of Knox for the coming year. First elected in 2008, Cr Mortimore (age 72) is now in his third term and was deputy mayor in 2017. A well-known and … Continue reading

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