Tag Archives: Knox Council

Knox Library receives upgrade as part of Living Libraries Program

Knox Library is set to undergo a massive upgrade from next year as part of the State Government’s Living Libraries Program. Knox Council has been given a $450,000 grant for the upgrade, which will see Knox Library double in size … Continue reading

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First all-female leadership in Knox history

Congratulations to Cr Nicole Seymour on her election as Mayor of Knox City Council, also to Cr Marcia Timmers-Leitch as Deputy Mayor for the next 12 months. The election of Crs Seymour and Timmers-Leitch marks the first time in Knox … 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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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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John Mortimore elected Mayor of Knox

Congratulations to Cr John Mortimore who has been elected as Mayor of Knox for the coming year. First elected in 2008, Cr Mortimore (age 72) is now in his third term and was deputy mayor in 2017. A well-known and … Continue reading

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Plans for Village hub creates a buzz

Council purchases Station Street land for Village hub With the purchase of a parcel of land at 100 Station Street, Knox Council has taken a significant step towards the development of a modern, multi-purpose community hub in Ferntree Gully. Knox … Continue reading

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Thank you Karin Orpen

Residents and community groups in Dobson Ward are planning a Thank You celebration to honour the long years of service of their recently retired Knox Councillor, Karin Orpen. Last year Karin received an award from the Municipal Association of Victoria … Continue reading

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