Category Archives: News

Night of destruction on the mountain that will never be forgotten

During the night of 9 June, the strongest winds in the last 50 plus years came from the South East and caused an enormous amount of destruction and heartache on our beloved mountain range. Continue reading

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Local volunteers recognised at Victoria Day Awards

Each year, the Victoria Day Awards are an excellent opportunity for us to recognise the unsung heroes in our community. Continue reading

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Budget 2021 – What’s in it for Knox

The 2021 Federal Budget has a range of benefits for the citizens of Knox. Continue reading

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New CEO for Knox Council

Mayor Lisa Cooper said Mr Bruce Dobson is a highly regarded local government leader and joins Knox City Council at an important time. Continue reading

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Upwey Relief Centre to move to Belgrave Community Hub

Upwey Relief Centre received more community donations of food, batteries, etc. as well as offers of help today (Wednesday) and we have forwarded them to the Belgrave Community Hub for distribution to those in need. The local community has been … Continue reading

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Support for storm affected residents

Message from Knox Council. Support is available for residents still being impacted by power outages and storm damage. Mayor Lisa Cooper urged affected residents to contact Council to discuss their individual circumstances and what help they need. “The storm that … Continue reading

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Storm Damage Support Resources

Ferntree Gully News is saddened to witness the devastation caused to the Dandenongs and surrounds by the recent storms in June 2021. Continue reading

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What’s next for Millers Homestead?

Knox Council is now seeking applications from community members to form the Miller’s Homestead Community Reference Group, and help decide on the best way to preserve and make the most of this iconic homestead in Boronia. The council’s Strategic Planning … Continue reading

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Construction begins on bigger and better Knox Netball Centre

Message from Alan Tudge MP The much-awaited improvements to the Knox Regional Netball Centre are now underway! The centre in Ferntree Gully which is home to netball clubs from across Knox will undergo a massive transformation over the next year … Continue reading

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Food Trail brings new customers to Ferntree Gully Village

Last year after months of lockdown during Covid-19, Ferntree Gully Village, like many local shopping precincts around Melbourne, seemed completely dead – with empty streets and no visitors. Anne Boyd thought: how do we get people back into Ferntree Gully … Continue reading

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