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Volunteers wanted

The Ferntree Gully News team is looking for a volunteer or two with computer skills and/or knowledge of designing for print, to help with editing advertisement files, keeping records, and responding to the increasing volume of community engagement. This is … Continue reading

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Knox Netball Centre designs released

Message from Alan Tudge MP The COVID situation in Victoria has been very difficult. While the rest of the country is back to almost normal, we are still dealing with the toughest restrictions in Australia. Thankfully, even during these difficult … Continue reading

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CNAV Community Newspaper Conference

In October the Gully News team was well represented at the Community Newspapers Victoria (CNAV) conference held at the York on Lilydale in Mount Evelyn. We gathered to discuss publishing and the growth of community newspapers. For a first-timer it … Continue reading

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Tim Neville Arboretum – 30 years on

The Tim Neville Arboretum was constructed on the site of the Dobson family orchards and opened in 1988 to mark the bi-centenary of European settlement. Now 30 years on, after major redesign and replanting, with new water features and improved … Continue reading

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Immerse Exhibition opens with panache

An excited crowd filled the Knox Civic Centre on Saturday 11th November for the launch of Knox’s biggest art show ‘Immerse – 30 artists on 30 sites for 30 days’. Developed and coordinated by Knox City Council in 2015, Immerse … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday – Ferntree Gully CFA

On 14 July 2017, Ferntree Gully Volunteer CFA Fire Brigade celebrated seven and a half decades of unbroken voluntary service to our community and the State of Victoria. The gala dinner at the Knox Civic Centre was the highlight of … Continue reading

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Discovery Day 2015 – 28th November

Saturday 28 November, 10 til 2 Come and discover the village Planning is well under way for another great Discovery Day event in the village. By popular demand, baby animals will be making a guest appearance! There will be a … Continue reading

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Gully News wins Award at State Conference

At the 2014 Conference of Community Newspapers Victoria (CNAV), Ferntree Gully News won the Annual Award for Best Story by Someone under 18. The ‘someone’ was Jessica Riordan, a Year 10 student from Monbulk College who came to our newspaper … Continue reading

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Youth Award Exhibition 2014: ‘YOUNG AT ART’

Youth Award Exhibition 2014: ‘ YOUNG AT ART’ Ferntree Gully Art Society is calling for entries for this year’s Youth Award exhibition ‘Young at Art’ to be held in June. The exhibition is open to students aged between 12 – … Continue reading

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