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Community Training Program

The Knox City Council Community Training is a series of free workshops presented over the year for individuals, community groups, clubs and not-for profit organisations in Knox who provide activities, programs and services in Knox.

If you are a volunteer, work for a not-for-profit community group or are interested in starting or joining a group, such as a local club or committee this program will be suitable for you.

The workshops provide opportunities for individuals and volunteers of local not-for profit community groups to build their capacity and develop new skills, as well as meet and network with other community groups throughout Knox.

All workshops are held at the Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South.

Places are limited so bookings are essential!


Safe Food Handling Sold out

Sausage Sizzle

Facilitator: Knox City Council, Health Compliance Department


Whether sizzling sausages or making jams for sale or consumption, safe food handling knowledge is essential. Don’t jeopardise your fundraising activities, or your customer’s health!

Be prepared. Come along and learn more about safe food preparation and your legal obligations.

  • Date Thursday 14 November
  • Time 7.00pm - 9.30pm
  • Address Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
  • Cost FREE - Bookings Essential

Call the Community Partnerships Team on 9298 8000 to be added to the waiting list.

Victorian Child Safe Standards – Creating Child Safe Organisations

Child Safe

Facilitator: Child Wise


The Child Safe Standards have been introduced in Victoria to keep children safe from harm and abuse. They are designed to drive cultural change in organisations, so that protecting children from abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of leaders, staff and volunteers.

This introductory training program provides an overview of the minimum requirement for a child safe organisation and is recommended for staff and volunteers at organisations that have contact with children.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to recognise and respond to child abuse
  • Build confidence in reporting child abuse
  • Identify the key elements of a child safe organisation
  • Understand the barriers to creating a child safe organisation
  • Learn how to strengthen child safety in your organisation

  • Date Wednesday 27 November
  • Time 7.00pm - 9.00pm
  • Address Knox Civic Centre, 511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South
  • Cost FREE - Bookings Essential
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For more information

Contact the Community Partnerships Team on communitytraining@knox.vic.gov.au or phone 9298 8000. Please advise us of any additional requirements that may assist you in attending.

  • TIS Interpreter 131 450 (ask for 03 9298 8000)
  • Fax 9800 3096
  • Facebook facebook.com/Knoxcouncil
  • TTY If you are deaf or have difficulty with a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service 133 677 (quote ’03 9298 8000’)
  • Other For Speak and Listen, Internet relay, video relay or SMS relay services see relayservice.gov.au

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