Category Archives: Safety

Knox says no to family violence

Knox Council has adopted a Family Violence Statement of Commitment, sending a strong message of its ongoing focus on reducing family violence in the community. At their April meeting, the Council re-affirmed their commitment to preventing family violence. This reaffirmation … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2020 – Light Up The Dawn

April 25 will still be a day for us to remember privately all those who gave their lives in service of our country. Though many local services have been cancelled, we can still pay our respects to those who have … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day Services 2020 cancelled

Unfortunately Boronia RSL has had to cancel the planned Commemorative Day March and ANZAC Day Dawn Service this year. As everyone is no doubt aware this has been brought about by the escalating spread of the Corona Virus throughout Australia. … Continue reading

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Knox Council announces further closures amid coronavirus

On 19th March Knox Council announced the closure of the Civic Centre Customer Counter as well as Arts, Sports and Leisure Centres. Libraries are also closed. Mayor Nicole Seymour said the closures would be in effect until further notice. ‘This … Continue reading

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Storytime at the Ferntree Gully Fire Station

On Friday morning, 19 June, Ferntree Gully Fire Brigade in conjunction with the Ferntree Gully Eastern Regional Library, held their fourth ‘Fun Story Time’ at the Ferntree Gully Fire Station. There were loads of activities for the children including stories … Continue reading

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Who’s watching my house?

Neighbourhood Watch was set up in Victoria in the 1980s with a focus on protecting residential property. It encouraged people to report on suspicious behaviour and mounted a program of education in community safety. How things have changed over 30 … Continue reading

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