Category Archives: News

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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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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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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New life at Norvel Road Quarry site

Knox Council has negotiated conservation of bushland and rare indigenous plants in a proposed redevelopment of the old quarry site in Norvel Road, Ferntree Gully. 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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30 years of Radio Eastern 98.1fm

This amazing group of dedicated volunteers provides an inestimable service to local communities in the Outer East.  Continue reading

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A new venture for Mountain District Learning Centre

MDLC has established a
new Independent Specialist School, the Mountain District Community College – to commence in 2022. Continue reading

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Cr Susan Laukens elected new Knox Mayor

Cr Susan Laukens has been elected Mayor of Knox City Council, with Cr Nicole Seymour to serve as Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months. Continue reading

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