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July 2024 | Meet Your Neighbours

Everything you need to get organised before moving into your new home.

You’ve just done all the hard work and bought your new home. So now it’s time to get organised to move in.


Work out what possessions you’ll be taking with you, and which you’ll sell, give to charity or chuck out.


Book the removalists, or your own DIY van, and investigate where they’ll be able to park.


March 2024 | Meet Your Neighbours

Tomorrow, Friday 8th March, is International Women’s Day and Dennis Family Corporation is proud of all the women that have contributed to the success of the business and their own personal achievements.

March 2024 | Meet Your Neighbours

Today, is International Women’s Day. So, it’s time to acknowledge and celebrate women’s achievements right around the globe.

We asked Melissa Munro, Dennis Family Corporation’ dynamic Marketing Manager, about International Women’s Day, what women have inspired her, and what challenges and opportunities she sees ahead.

What does IWD mean to you?

January 2024 | Meet Your Neighbours

Just like the theme song from Neighbours goes, everybody needs good neighbours… They can keep an eye on your home when you’re on holiday, loan you tools when you need them or host the street Christmas party. But there’s a fine line between being a recluse and invading someone’s personal space. So, how do you start the relationship on the right foot?

Making the first move.

January 2024 | Meet Your Neighbours

If you've found yourself wondering how to prepare your child for the first day of school, you wouldn't be alone.

But it doesn't have to be a time of stress and anxiety. With a bit of preparation, you and your child will be ready to start school with confidence, ease and excitement. Here are our top tips for making it a memorable experience – for all the right reasons!

May 2023 | Meet Your Neighbours


In Victoria’s Western Region Football League, no name is more notable than Manor Lakes Storm—just ask Shane White, who not only co-founded Manor Lakes Football and Netball Club but has served as its President for seven years. During this time, he has also served as coach, trainer, umpire, and Auskick coordinator for the entirety of the club’s decade long lifespan.

August 2022 | Meet Your Neighbours

Holyoake Primary (interim name) has a new princpal

Families in Manor Lakes are one step closer to having a brand-new neighbourhood primary school, with the appointment of a principal to lead Holyoake Parade Primary School (interim name).

The new school will open its doors on the first day of Term 1 next year, and Honey Stirling – one of Victoria’s best and brightest educators – has been appointed as principal of Holyoake Parade.

July 2022 | Meet Your Neighbours

Have you met the Manor Lakes team, Annetha, David and Alyx? We caught up with them recently to talk all things Manor Lakes. But we also wanted to find out what they enjoy most about their jobs.


February 2022 | Meet Your Neighbours

To Amanda and Daniel Manor Lakes has always felt like home!

After growing up in Manor Lakes and then moving closer to the city for a short time, when it came time to think about buying their first home, Amanda and Daniel knew Manor Lakes was a great option.

With family and friends already in the area, and knowing the abundance of established facilities readily available right at their doorstep, Manor Lakes ticked all the boxes.

December 2021 | Meet Your Neighbours

A ‘downsizer’ with room for everyone

For Linda, manager of a local childcare centre, and husband Mark, a primary school facilities manager, staying local was their primary consideration when embarking on a search for their new home.


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