Category Archives: News

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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Ferntree Gully Arts Society celebrates 75 years

Ferntree Gully Arts Society – 1944 to 2019 This year, the Ferntree Gully Arts Society celebrates 75 years. Known to many locals as ‘The Hut’ – the name of the gallery, originally an old army hut – the art society … 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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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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