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What's On for Young People in Knox

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Where to Now? Volunteering Information for Young People


"Where to Now?" is a booklet of ideas and places for young people to get started, when thinking about volunteering or doing community work.

  • Identifying where to start looking for information about getting involved
  • What are their interests and passions?
  • How much time can the young person give?
  • A few simple assessments to help gauge 'Where to Now'
  • Useful youth specific websites
  • Useful youth specific events (via websites)
  • Hot topic - climate change - how young people can get involved in combating climate change

Download the Where to Now? Volunteering Information for young people

Volunteering in Knox is another great opportunity to follow up on volunteering opportunities where you can filter your interests and connect with the Knox community.

Rowville Neighbourhood Learning Centre

Courses available for studying, fun, social, business, rooms for hire.
Visit RNLC

Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre

School Holiday programs, activities, events and classes available.
For more information contact the centre on 9758 9180 or visit Ferntree Gully Community Arts Centre

Knox Community Arts Centre

School Holiday programs, activities, events and classes available.
For more information contact the centre on 9729 7287 or visit Knox Community Arts Centre


FReeZA is an innovative youth development program providing young people between the ages of 12-25 with the opportunity to attend affordable and accessible music and cultural events.

FReeZA attracts over 140,000 young people each year to events that take place in safe, fully supervised, drug, alcohol and smoke-free venues across the Victoria.

The Victorian Government supports the FReeZA program and is committed to providing opportunities for young people aged 12-25 to participate in this innovative youth development program.

For more information on FReeZA, including upcoming gigs, dance parties, cultural events and more visit FReeZA

Skate and BMX Park Programs

Knox Skate and BMX Park in Knoxfield

Simply Skateboarding in partnership with Knox City Council offers regular skate and BMX programs at Knox Skate & BMX Park.

Knox Skate & BMX Park is located at the corner Ferntree Gully Road and Gilbert Park Drive, Knoxfield. Parking is available off Forbes Close (Melway Ref: 73 B6).

Youth Central

Youth Central is the Victorian Government's web-based initiative for young people aged 12-25. The site continues to be the premier website for young people and the Victorian Government.

Youth Central website offers a range of information and advice in regards to:

  • how to find employment and specific information around gaining employment
  • relationships matters
  • travel
  • money matters
  • courses you can study
  • competitions
  • latest releases in movies
  • CDs and games, and
  • many other events

Youth Central also offers information and opportunities for young people to participate in their local communities.

Log onto Youth Central to get involved in groups, forums, events and competitions and assistance including jobs and careers, resume writing, study tips and lots more!

Relationships website for young people (secondary school age)

Young Victorians attending secondary school have a website exclusively focused on relationships called Love; the good, the bad and the ugly

It is based on young people’s stories about modern relationships and covers topics like - Am I ready for sex?; Should I be friends with my ex?; Online dating tips, how to ask someone out, or how to end it when the relationship isn’t working.

The website is an initiative of the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) and VicHealth, through the Partners in Prevention program with the aim of preventing violence against women.

The site tackles many difficult issues and does not shy away from providing straight ahead advice on such things as; digital age issues, friends with benefits issues and relationships with older people.

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