Tag Archives: Nick Wakeling

Supporting our local cafes after lockdown

As part of the Best Local Cafe competition, it’s time to support our local businesses and cafes as we emerge from lockdown. Continue reading

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The pain is real, but so is the cause for hope

Throughout COVID-19, many remarkable local community groups have provided all manner of vital assistance to those in need. Continue reading

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Tribute to a remarkable, resilient community

In recent times, there is no question it has been tough for many throughout Knox. Continue reading

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Endeavour Awards for 2020

Message from Nick Wakeling MP After a difficult year, I was particularly delighted to award the 2020 Ferntree Gully Endeavour Awards to 23 deserving students from across the Knox community. Every year these awards recognise students who by their exemplary … Continue reading

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Nick Wakeling – A School Year Like No Other

Message from Nick Wakeling MP This year has been a school year like no other. It has seen a number of my favourite school events cancelled, but thankfully some were still able to proceed. At the start of the year, … Continue reading

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Legacy Bear Hunt 2020

Message from Nick Wakeling, MP for Ferntree Gully Melbourne Legacy is a charity that supports more than 4,700 people from families touched by a loved one’s service to Australia. Their services include relief from financial hardship, advice and referrals to … Continue reading

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Shout out for Foothills Community Care

Nick Wakeling, State MP for Ferntree Gully, recently visited Foothills Community Care. I recently visited Foothills Community Care in Ferntree Gully to see the great work they were doing in preparing meals and providing a range of support to help … 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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Victoria Day Awards 2016

Saying thank you to volunteers On 1 July 1851, Victoria was declared a separate colony to New South Wales. To celebrate the anniversary of Victoria Day, the Member for Ferntree Gully Nick Wakeling MP hosts an annual awards night which … Continue reading

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Funding for Learn Local Youth Programs

State MP and Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Nick Wakeling at MDLC with manager Janet Claringbold, Board members and Education Co-ordinator, Carlie Case. You may have seen in the local paper the good news about a significant grant from … Continue reading

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