Category Archives: Community

Developments at Lake Knox

Development Victoria’s recent press release celebrates the sighting of two new Blue-billed Duck families at their Knoxfield site (known as Lake Knox). Continue reading

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Storm Recovery in the Dandenongs

Rotary has set up an Emergency Relief Appeal Fund to help those affected by the devastating June 2021 storm. Restoration works also continue at the 1000 Steps. Continue reading

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Millers Homestead reopens its doors

At last, Millers Homestead has reopened its doors to the public, kick-starting a 12 month pilot program from Eastern Regional Libraries. Continue reading

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The Passing of Shane Warne

Cricket legend Shane Warne was born here in the Gully at the Angliss Hospital in 1969. Image via Creative Commons. Continue reading

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Innovating the way we shop – a return to the general store

Perhaps it’s no surprise that we are seeing a rise in small shop alternatives to traditional supermarkets and coffee shops. Continue reading

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Knox Festival 2022

This year’s Knox Festival was a blaze of colour, culture and community, with a reported crowd of 15,000 in attendance. Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2022

Here are our listings for local ANZAC Day services in 2022. Continue reading

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Saving Lake Knox

Many residents are concerned about the proposed demolition of Lake Knox, an important breeding ground for the Blue-billed Duck. Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully Substation upgraded for bushfire protection

Over recent months, Ferntree Gully Substation has been upgraded to house new equipment to support bushfire protection technology. Continue reading

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Knox Australia Day Awards 2022

Knox City Council has recognised five inspiring local residents in the Knox Australia Day Awards. Continue reading

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