Knox stops to remember our ANZACs

ANZAC Day is the most sacred day in our national life. Residents across Knox stopped to commemorate our local heroes today in ANZAC day services across the community. We were remembering those who have served and those who continue to serve our country in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. It is now 98 years on…

ANZAC Day services for Knox residents

All Knox residents are invited to attend the following ANZAC day services in the local area this Thursday April 25. Bayswater RSL5.45am Dawn Servce626 Mountain Highway BaywasterBoronia RSL6.00am Dawn Service198 Dorset Road BoroniaUpwey/Belgrave RSL Sub-Branch6.00am Dawn ServiceCoffee/Tea from 5.30amFollowed by Breakfast (Gold Coin donation)1 Mast Gully Rd, UpweyWaverley RSLGlen Waverley CenotaphKingsway, Glen Waverley5.30am Dawn Service

Knox Headspace Centre officially opens

Knox young people aged 12 – 25 can receive help with mental health issues and other health needs through the Knox Headspace Centre, opened today in a ceremony attended by the Mental Health Minister, community leaders, those involved in the project and countless young people. The centre is the result of a two year local…

Exacting efficiencies from online learning

The Australian WHEN former Macquarie University vice-chancellor, Steven Schwartz, is asked to characterise the potential from the online education revolution, his answer is simple and exciting: university courses that are better, faster and cheaper. Australian universities have an excellent reputation, but despite a doubling of student numbers over the last 20 years, teaching has been…

$358,000 Carbon Tax hit to Knox Hospitals

The Federal Government’s Carbon Tax has hit local health provider Eastern Health, which runs the Angliss Hospital and Wantirna Health, costing it more than $358,000 in higher energy costs over the past 6 months alone according to an audit by the Victorian Department of Health. The analysis showed that almost 20% of Eastern Health’s energy…