Category Archives: News

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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New directions for Mountain District Learning Centre

The main focus for this year is to have MDLC registered as a school for 2020, resulting in changes to the way in which their education programs are nuanced. It is hoped this will bring a level of stability and … Continue reading

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Community Development Fund – grants now open

Knox City Council’s annual Community Development Fund grants program assists local not-for-profit community groups with projects, programs and events that benefit the Knox community, including community events, arts and cultural initiatives. Grants are available for applications from $3,000 to $20,000. … Continue reading

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Dorset Road extension

A Message from Mayor Jake Keogh The Dorset Road extension is finally going to be a reality. After heavy campaigning for this since the 2016 council election, I am very excited to announce that the Federal Government, through Alan Tudge … Continue reading

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Ferntree Gully News turns 10!

Photos by Barbara Oehring Celebrating Ten Years of  Ferntree Gully News The reception to celebrate the tenth year of publication for Ferntree Gully News, as well as the book launch of our anthology Ferntree Gully News: Scenes & Stories 2009-2017, … 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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