Tag Archives: volunteers

Honouring Ferntree Gully Cemetery volunteers

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

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Want to help with the Gully News?

Ferntree Gully News is looking for an assistant to work with the editor in preparing material for the formatter. Needs writing, editing and computer skills. Work from home in the ten days before press date. The paper is produced six … 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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CFA: Volunteering since 1926

A Captain’s Call in a proud tradition Captain Seamus Smith reflects on the history of Ferntree Gully CFA, and some of the current challenges faced. When our member Graham Crichton asked me to write an article for the Ferntree Gully News, … Continue reading

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Join us at Gully News!

Do you like meeting people? Perhaps you would like to be a part-time journo for Ferntree Gully News? Your editor now receives more invitations than she can handle to visit community groups, take photos and write up a short ‘story’. … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Knox

The Neighbourhood Houses of Knox have formed a partnership to deliver the new volunteer resource centre services for the City of Knox from July 1st, 2014. The head office for Volunteer for Knox is at Coonara Community House; 22 Willow … Continue reading

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Victoria Day Awards 2014

On Tuesday 1 July, State Member for Ferntree Gully, Nick Wakeling MP, hosted the seventh annual Ferntree Gully Electorate Victoria Day Awards. Assisting Mr Wakeling was Mr Hurtle Lupton, Chairman of the Bendigo Community Bank – Fern Tree Gully and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Volunteer Week

The first Volunteer Expo for FTG looks set to become a regular event. Organisers and stallholders were surprised and delighted at the enthusiastic response from nearly 200 visitors. The Expo was organised by Mountain District Learning Centre (MDLC), sponsored by … Continue reading

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