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Five new and four returning councillors will represent the Knox community for the next four years, with the results of the 2020 Council elections announced by the Victorian Electoral Commission. Nicole Seymour, Lisa Cooper, Darren Pearce and Marcia Timmers-Leitch return … Continue reading
How are you? Are you doing ok? It has been an incredibly tough six months, and who would have thought we would face yet again such disruption to our lives with a return to Stage Three ‘Stay At Home’ restrictions … Continue reading
Under Knox City Council’s proposed 2020-21 Budget, a further $3 million will be invested in focused initiatives to lessen the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognising the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, the proposed budget provides for a range of relief … Continue reading
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
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
The bushfire crisis across Victoria and around the country has dominated headlines this summer. In this time of great tragedy, we have seen the very best of the Knox community. Knox Council has been inundated with messages from residents looking … Continue reading
From its earliest days Ferntree Gully has benefited from the long-standing service of committed volunteers. The Australia Day Awards honour these contributions every year. Late last year a special volunteer contribution was recognised by Knox City Council. This was the … Continue reading
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