Halloween at Coonara

Coonara Community House hosts Halloween celebrations each year. Our team is currently planning this years activities. Stay tuned for more details...


Bee Club

The Coonara Beekeeping Club meets monthly on the second Wednesday from 7:30 - 9:30pm. For more information check out the beekeeping club website.


Singularity Choir

The Singularity Choir rehearses weekly at Coonara Community House and performs regularly in the community. For more information check out the Singularity Choir website.


The Foothills Community Magazine

The Foothills, published through Coonara Community House in Upper Ferntree Gully, provides information on environmental projects, local personalities, business editorials, significant places and historical events. It is a digital magazine released each quarter. We also have space for advertisers who provide funding for the digital magazine. The foothills is staffed by dedicated volunteers who have a passion for sharing news, developing their skills and enjoy being part of a committed group. We are always looking for new faces to help out. The view the magazine go to www.thefoothills.org.au.


Coonara Community Art & Food Garden

The Coonara Community Garden is maintained by job seekers and volunteers. Check out our Pinterest page to see what's been happening in the garden.


Volunteer Training Program

The reception area at Coonara is staffed by volunteers, who work in conjunction with the co-ordinators to attend to the many essential tasks.
Volunteers can develop skills and learn to use a range of office systems and equipment.
If you think you would like to join our team of volunteers then speak to one of our co-ordinators today.
Areas covered include:

  • Telephone skills
  • Taking enrolments
  • Receipting of payments
  • Filing
  • Word processing
  • Data entry to a variety of computer programs
  • Sending and receiving email
  • Using fax machine, answering machine, binder and guillotine

Volunteers are rostered either on a morning shift 9.30am - 12.30pm or afternoon 12.30pm - 3.30pm.

If you can help please contact Volunteer for Knox on 0429 968 822 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Coonara Community House is a proud member of the Knox Learning Alliance.