The City of Knox is located approximately 25km from the Melbourne GPO. Knox is one of the most populous municipalities in Victoria with just over 154,000 residents living in eleven localities. Knox residents are proud of their city's leafy green image. They are protective of the nearby Foothills and other special places of biological significance. It is a community concerned for the welfare of others with residents from 130 different countries who speak 54 languages.
The City of Knox includes the suburbs of Bayswater, Boronia, Ferntree Gully, Knoxfield, Lysterfield, Rowville, Sassafras, Scoresby, The Basin, Upper Ferntree Gully, Wantirna, and Wantirna South.