Category Archives: Community

Puffing Billy commemorates ANZAC Day

Emerald Dawn Service On Sunday, April 25, 2021, the hills community and Puffing Billy Railway will honour the service and sacrifice of veterans who served in defence of the country, and those who continue to serve today, at an early … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2021 – Reflect and Remember This Autumn

With ANZAC Day coming up, why not plan a walk along the Kokoda Memorial Track in the Dandenong Ranges National Park? The Kokoda Memorial Track, also known as the 1000 steps, has re-opened as a one-way loop with walkers returning … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day Services 2021

Where: Knox War Memorial, Tim Neville Arboretum When: Sunday April 25th, Service starts 10am ANZAC Day 25 April, will forever be marked as part of Australian history. This year the members of the Peace and Loyalty Masonic Lodge No 261 … Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully Village Food Trail 2021

  When: 26th March – 18th April The Ferntree Gully Food Trail around the Village shops gives everyone an opportunityto extend shopping habits, try out a new taste, a new takeaway, a coffee spot, bakery or bar. Funded by Knox … Continue reading

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Global vaccine roll-out relies on Knox local business

Message from Alan Tudge MP Did you know that an important key to the global rollout of the COVID vaccine lies in Ferntree Gully?  That’s right! Not in London, not in New York, but in our very own Ferntree Gully.  … Continue reading

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Community Bank Grants 2021

The Knox Community Bank Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Community Grants Program is open and taking applications from NFPs and community groups. The Community Grants Program is available to customers of the Knox Community Bank Group. It is used by … Continue reading

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Knox Council funds Village renewal

First off the mark in a line of new projects for the Village is the Ferntree Gully Food Trail.Supplying food in all its forms is one of the main activities of businesses in the Shopping Centre. They have struggled to … Continue reading

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Shaping the future of Knox – Community Vision

Message from Knox Council Based on the words and ideas shared with Council through various engagement activities in 2020, we’ve developed five draft vision statements for Knox. Now is your chance to tell us which one best reflects your aspirations … Continue reading

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Local road upgrades continue – including Dorset Road

Message from Alan Tudge, Federal MP for Aston 2021 will see construction begin and progress on many of the projects I committed to at the last election to address congestion and safety, and improve our life as a community. This … Continue reading

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‘Gully Group’ Indian Charities Fundraiser

For over a decade the Gully Group and their many friends, including readers of the FTG News, have supported two Indian charities in their aim to provide education and health care. The funds have provided wages for tutors. They have … Continue reading

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