Modeina Updates
May 2024 in Design Inspiration

If you’re about to embark on your forever home-building journey, it’s crucial to think about future-proofing your house and projecting how its design can meet the changing needs of the inhabitants over the course of 10 or 20 years – or even longer.

You don't need a crystal ball to make...

May 2024 in Design Inspiration

With the new season comes an opportunity to switch up the bedding in your home, opting for cooler, earthy tones to suit the vibe of the temperature!

But, what fabrics are best suited when the nights become colder?

Linen is often used throughout the summer months, but it can be used...

May 2024 in Meet Your Neighbours

Can you tell us a bit about yourself?

Hi, my name is Jaspar! I’m a 20 something year old guy, currently working as a designer / creative for a local manufacturing company. Currently, I’m living on the northern edge of Caroline Springs 5-10 minutes from Modeina. Born and...

April 2024 in Money Matters

Buying your first home is one of the most exciting times in your life. But equally, working out how to finance it can be quite daunting and challenging. So we’ve put together a general checklist of information to help you to navigate your savings journey ...

April 2024 in Money Matters

Looking to build your first home? It's beneficial to know what Governement incentives to take advantage of as it will save you money!

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April 2024 in Construction

Whether you’re replacing your current heating and cooling system, or purchasing one for the first time, there are a few things to consider.

How big is your home? Consider the size, space and layout of your house to determine the type of system that will perform most...

April 2024 in Design Inspiration

With the year 2024 fully underway, trends have been forming over some of the statement interior design colours.  Influenced by international brands such as Pantone, and in Australia, Dulux.  On-trend colours are all around us, ready to be absorbed into our homes, whether it’s through wall paint...

April 2024 in Events & Local Area

CDS VIC, the Victorian Container Deposit, scheme is now underway across the state with a return point at Burnside Hub! Get involved and make a positive impact to your community and the environment.

https://...

April 2024 in Design Inspiration

Planning to buy land and build your new home at Modeina?

Your first step in this journey will be to visit the team at the Modeina Sales Centre, where you'll discover our Experience Centre.

Here you can immerse yourself in your future home's design.

Take inspiration from our...

April 2024 in Construction

The redevelopment of the Burnside Heights Recreation Reserve is set to be completed by May 2024!

The project includes the reconstruction of the oval, new fencing, plus installing new sports ground lighting, furniture, and ball protection fencing and a turf cricket wicket square.

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March 2024 in Design Inspiration

An Inside Look at Interior Design Trends for Autumn

While Summer weather still remains in the air, it’s time to look forward to cooler days and muted colour tones.  Autumn brings to interiors a cosier feel, whilst still connecting to the outdoors.  This season we focus on four of the...

March 2024 in Events & Local Area

Animal Registration and Renewal

All dogs and cats over three (3) months of age must be microchipped and registered with Council. It is a legal requirement in Victoria as per the Domestic Animals Act 1994.

When completing your new animals' registration, please provide a copy of all...

March 2024 in Construction

As a purchaser at Modeina, it's important that you understand the purpose of title pegs on your new block of land, so you and your builder can know the exact location of your
property's boundaries.

Check out our helpful video which helps to explain the title pegs that you will find...

March 2024 in

The Modeina Sales Centre will be open and the team are available to assist you over the Easter long weekend, however our opening hours are changing slightly.

 

Friday 29 March: CLOSED

Saturday 30 March: 10am  5pm

Sunday 31 March: 1pm 5pm

Monday 1 April: 10am -...

March 2024 in

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...

March 2024 in

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,...

March 2024 in Events & Local Area

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March 2024 in Events & Local Area

Modeina's Summer Newsletter is now live!

 

Catch up on all of the exciting things happening within the Modeina community, plus lifestyle tips and tricks, recipies and local news!

View the newsletter here: https://modeina.com.au/...

February 2024 in Events & Local Area

Modeina's annual Easter Egg Hunt is back again on Saturday 23rd March, 2024!

We've planned a fun-filled morning, with chocolate egg hunts for all ages, an Easter Bunny photo zone, face painting, arts and craft activities, PLUS everyone's favourite - DJ Dagogo!

There will also be...

February 2024 in Events & Local Area

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February 2024 in Events & Local Area

February 2024 in Design Inspiration

Summer is here along with the latest interior design trends.  The following trends have a big emphasis on colour as we particularly allow warmer and brighter colours into our homes as the weather warms up.   The following trends of Calm, Clay, Palm Springs and Stripes are our top picks for your...

January 2024 in Construction

January 2024 in Events & Local Area

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, planning, you and your child will be ready to start school with confidence, ease and...

January 2024 in Events & Local Area

SAVE THE DATE FOR JUNGLE BOOGIE FUN!!

Modeina is hosting a Jungle Jam Summer Carnival and you're invited!!

When: Friday 9th February, 6pm - 9pm

Where: Montmarte Boulevard Reserve, Modeina

 

Come along for an evening of family fun with a Jungle themed twist!...

January 2024 in Money Matters

When it seems everyone around you is talking house prices, how do you know what your home is worth? If it’s been a while since you bought, it can be...

January 2024 in Events & Local Area

Located just 30 minutes drive from Modeina is the famous Werribee Open Range Zoo!

A must visit for anyone in Melbourne, the zoo offers a unique experience to get up close with some of the magnificent animals that roam the african savannah.

From safari bus tours, sunset tours and...

January 2024 in Construction

When is a Road a Boulevard, a Loop, or a Glade? 

Naming roads, both the road name and the type of road e.g. Swanston Street, is a process that creates a minor legacy. The name will live on long after...

January 2024 in Design Inspiration

Here’s how to diagnose what’s wrong with your indoor plant and how to fix it.

Where’s your plant from? Knowing its origins is the first step for caring for it correctly. For example, a succulent, is from the desert so will need plenty of sun and minimal water.

Is it thirsty (or...

January 2024 in Events & Local Area

"This year was one of the best the club has ever had!"  

Lucy Rendina is the Secretary of the Westside Strikers Football Club, home to a large community of novice and experienced soccer players. We sat down to discuss how the club fared this year (2023) and what the goals are for 2024...

December 2023 in Events & Local Area

We've had another fun and exciting year at Modeina, with plenty of great family events and community initiatives,...

December 2023 in Design Inspiration

Being kind to the planet and adopting a sustainable approach during a time traditionally associated with indulgence and excess is easier than you think.

Branch Out. Artificial Xmas trees are made from plastic, and unless yours is recycled, it’s time to go green. Real...

November 2023 in Design Inspiration

Decorating a Christmas tree takes time, especially if you’re a perfectionists! The baubles, decorations and lights need to be coordinated, festive and evenly placed amongst the branches. If your tree takes pride of place in your living room, here are our tips to ensure you’ll achieve the...

November 2023 in Events & Local Area

Summer is a great opportunity to spend more time outdoors with family and friends. But it’s also important to pay attention to your body and the surrounding elements to ensure you stay safe during the warmer months.

Here are our top tips to help keep you and your loved ones safe and happy...

November 2023 in Events & Local Area

Ways to create a safer, more cohesive, connected neighbourhood

You’ve bought your new home, in a brand new, modern and stylish estate. The streets are tidy and the public spaces are wonderful, but there’s something missing, that feeling of connectedness, a neighbourhood.
There has...

November 2023 in Events & Local Area

Searching for somewhere to host your next event? We know the perfect place - the Burnside Children's & Community Centre.

Located on the corner of Montmarte Boulevard and Lexington Drive, the centre is available seven days a week with three generously sized rooms for hire.

With...

October 2023 in Construction

What is happening?

Starting 1 January 2024, the Victorian State Government will mandate that new dwellings, apartment buildings, and residential subdivisions requiring planning permits be all electric, phasing out new gas connections.

This will be implemented...

October 2023 in Events & Local Area
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October 2023 in Events & Local Area

The Modeina Community Fund awarded 17 not-for-profit groups from within the Caroline Springs, Burnside and Burnside Heights areas with a $1,500 grant.

Successful recipients were invited to an awards evening at the local Burnside Community Centre, where they were recognised for their...

October 2023 in Design Inspiration

The Benefit of Choosing a House and Land Package

Remove the stress of searching for your dream home with a house and land package. Find a great location and build a house you love within one of our planned communities across Melbourne and regional Victoria.

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October 2023 in Events & Local Area

Have you heard about Snap Send Solve?

They help to keep shared spaces safe, clean and great to be in.

If you've spotted damage or something that needs fixing within your neighbourhood, you can alert local 'solvers' by using the Snap Send Solve app and website. Solvers include local...

October 2023 in Design Inspiration

As the weather warms up, now is the time to ensure your outdoor area looks spick and span.

Want to create the ultimate outdoor area. Here are some DIY tips to elevate your backyard.

1. Install a fire pit. If you’re permitted to have an outdoor fire at your home, a fire pit isn’t a...

September 2023 in Money Matters

As you begin to consider appliances when building your new home, or if you are considering updated appliances for your current home, it’s always beneficial to understand what to consider when looking at energy efficient appliances.

 

According to the Australian Government's...

September 2023 in Events & Local Area

The Modeina Community Fund awarded 17 not-for-profit groups from within the Caroline Springs, Burnside and Burnside Heights areas with a $1,500 grant.

Successful recipients were invited to an awards evening at the local Burnside Community Centre, where they were recognised for their...

September 2023 in Events & Local Area
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September 2023 in Events & Local Area

When creating a brand new playground for Modeina, there’s one group you need to canvass for design input – local children!

It’s for this reason that a team from MDG Landscape Architects met with thirty Prep to Grade 6 students at Burnside Primary School for intel on what elements they...

September 2023 in Design Inspiration

Spring is right around the corner and soon you’ll be caught up in a frenzy of seed sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes back to life.

As gardeners, the cusp between late winter and early spring is full of anticipation – garden beds that lay bare throughout the colder...

August 2023 in Events & Local Area

Located just five minutes down the road from Modeina, the recently opened Savers at Burnside Park Hub is a warehouse-sized thrift store selling quality secondhand clothes, accessories, and household goods.

This community-minded retailer opened its Australian doors in 1998 with a clear...

August 2023 in Construction

August 2023 in Money Matters

Did you know that food waste costs the Australian economy around $36.6 billion each year? Over 50% of this derives from households, with an average...

August 2023 in Money Matters

With rising inflation, the spiralling cost of living, and steadily increasing interest rates, most of us need to pay closer attention to our budget.

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August 2023 in Events & Local Area

Community groups – put your hand up! The Modeina Community Fund is open

 

The 2023 Modeina Community Fund is now open, and not-for-profit groups operating in the Caroline Springs, Burnside and Burnside Heights area are...

July 2023 in Design Inspiration

Garden Design Packages for a Beautiful Home

If you’re buying a new home in Modeina, consider purchasing a lot that offers more—like an exclusive garden package from a world-renowned landscaping team.

 

Exclusive Garden and Nature Strip...

July 2023 in Events & Local Area
Join the Game, Set, and Match with Caroline Springs Tennis Club!

Whether you are looking for a new form of exercise or just a great new hobby for anyone of any age, get involved in the local community and join the Caroline...

July 2023 in Design Inspiration

With the cold depths of winter suddenly here, it's time to settle in and make your home a haven. Plush accents, heavier fabrics, and seasonal patterns all add an extra layer of comfort to living areas, bedrooms, kitchens, and more.

Here are our top decorating ideas to turn your home into...

June 2023 in Design Inspiration

Laundries in any busy household often serve as multifunctional spaces and therefore require smart organising solutions to keep everything in order. No matter what the size of your laundry, with some well-organised, clever and practical storage ideas, you can streamline your laundry routine and...

May 2023 in Events & Local Area

The City of Melton: Get to know your local council.

Across Victoria, area based representative governments oversee communities and electorates. Called ‘councils’, these groups manage local issues as well as plan and manage the needs of the residents. More...

May 2023 in Design Inspiration

Embracing Autumn in Your Home

As the weather cools and cloud cover increases, it is time to get indoors and get cosy once again. Welcome autumn with our decorating and organising tips for the perfect start to the season.

It’s Time to Reorganise...

May 2023 in Events & Local Area

The weather may not have been on our side but that didn't stop us from finding plenty of delicious chocolate eggs!

Check out Modeina's 2023 Easter Egg Hunt Highlight Reel!

We hope everyone that joined us enjoyed their family fun day out. 

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April 2023 in Design Inspiration

Blog_7-star energy ratings and building your new home

There is now a 7-star energy rating system in place, but what does it mean for your new home?

When it comes to building your dream home, new rules have increased the minimum energy efficiency standards for new...

April 2023 in Events & Local Area

Event Update: Due to concerns about the weather, the date for this event has been changed to Monday 10 April 2023.

Our very popular Easter Egg Hunt is back again this year on Monday 10 April 2023! We've planned a fun-filled morning, with Easter egg hunts for all ages, an Easter...

March 2023 in Money Matters

With an ongoing focus on interest rates, now could be the perfect time to make some clever and practical changes to your finances and learn how to prepare for any further fluctuations with our helpful tips.

Assess your budget

Now is an ideal time to look at your...

February 2023 in Design Inspiration

Top outdoor furniture trends for 2023!

When it comes to making your backyard your dream destination, the opportunities to create something beautiful and unique to your home are endless! Sometimes narrowing down the best outdoor furniture can be tricky with so many trends out there.

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February 2023 in Design Inspiration

Tips for growing your own summer fruits

Fruit and summer go hand-in-hand. There’s nothing better than a fruit salad or a delicious smoothie on a hot day. You could attend your local market or grocery store and find a wide selection, but nothing compares to the...

February 2023 in Events & Local Area

This summer, we're excited to bring the circus to Modeina!

Join us for our first-ever twilight Circus in the Park event from 6pm on Friday, 10 February. We've planned a fun-filled evening, with plenty of live performances and free food for you to enjoy with your family and friends....

February 2023 in Events & Local Area
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December 2022 in Design Inspiration

After many months of Wintery grey skies, it’s time to open up the house, get back outside and prepare for a Summer of entertaining. And with the festive season also upon us, whilst you are preparing your outdoor space for Summer, why not add an extra touch of cheer!

 

Here are some...

November 2022 in

Drought proof your garden this summer

After a damp and chilly spring, who isn’t looking forward to a little sunny weather this summer! But, depending on where you live, keeping your garden going over the hotter months – without losing too many of your favourite plants,...

in Construction

Wondering how the settlement process works? Check out our helpful video that will give you important insights on each stage of the settlement journey.

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October 2022 in Design Inspiration

7 Home design trends to watch out for in 2023.

When it comes to home décor, no one wants their home to look outdated, and by knowing the top interior design trends, you can make sure that your home is always on-trend.

2023 is looking to be a year of significant...

September 2022 in Design Inspiration

Energy-efficient appliances for your home

As you move into your new home, you might also be considering buying updated appliances for your home.

The Australian Government’s 2022...

September 2022 in

The War on Waste – how to make your home more sustainable.

Australia is one of the most wasteful countries anywhere in the developed world. According to the 2017 ABC documentary, War on Waste, we generate 52 mega tonnes of rubbish per year, and are ranked fifth...

30 August 2022 in Events & Local Area

Neighbour Connect Day at Modeina this Spring

Where: Montmarte Boulevard Reserve, Modeina
When: Sunday, 18 September 2022
Time: 1.00pm-3.00pm

In partnership with Neighbourhood Watch, Modeina is going to be holding a Neighbour Connect Day this September. This event...

August 2022 in

Setting up a home gym can definitely help you progress towards your health and fitness goals when you want the convenience of working out from the comfort of your own house.

So, are you a seasoned athlete looking to create a dedicated space for a home gym? Or just wondering what the best...

July 2022 in Construction

Buying off the plan – What does it mean?

Buying off the plan means entering into a contract to purchase a property before the property title is created and construction is complete or has even started. This can include the sale of vacant land, house and land packages and strata properties...

July 2022 in Design Inspiration

The Power of a Vision Board.

Vision boarding is an excellent way to clarify goals and motivate you to bring them to life. Quite literally, it’s a physical manifestation of your goals and a tangible representation of the vision you have for yourself.

Vision boarding...

June 2022 in Design Inspiration

Winter gardening can be both fun and refreshing. Here is some inspiration for some low maintenance herb options to grow in your home gardens this winter.

Gardening can be pure joy, especially during the cold winter months. There is a good level of moisture in the soil...

May 2022 in Events & Local Area

So, you’re planning on buying, and maybe building, a house. One of the first and most important factors to consider when you embark on your new home journey is the location and neighbourhood where you’ll ultimately be living.

Most of us want to...

May 2022 in Design Inspiration

The interior colour trends and styles for 2022 will recharge, break boundaries and refresh every space in your home.

After 2yrs of spending plenty of...

April 2022 in Design Inspiration

How Smart Home Technology is Changing Today’s Homes.

When purchasing a home, buyers used to base their decisions in part on how to customise their home based on resale value. In recent years, however, design experts have noticed that homebuyers are no longer...

March 2022 in Construction

How to buy land at Modeina. Your simple step-by-step guide.

Thinking about buying a block of land at one of our Dennis Family Corporation Communities, but not sure where to start? We’ve put together a helpful video that explains the process of buying a block of land at Modeina.

For...

March 2022 in Events & Local Area

At Modeina, we believe that a connected community is a happier, safer community. That’s why we have teamed up with Neighbourhood Watch Victoria as one of their “Building Community Together” partners.

For more than 35 years, Neighbourhood Watch has been working with communities...

February 2022 in Construction

One thing is for certain – there are never too many dull moments, or much downtime involved, in Alex Gibson’s job with SOHO Living.

Joining the...

February 2022 in Construction

How to choose the right builder for you? Our top tips.

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and build your dream home and choosing the right home builder is one of the first, and most important, decisions you’ll make. Picking the right builder for your new home can...

January 2022 in Events & Local Area

These boots were made for walking…

From our backyard to beyond, Modeina residents are spoilt for choice when it comes to walking trails. And best of all, they are all FREE! So pull on your hiking boots and let’s go exploring…

Kororoit Creek Trail...

December 2021 in Events & Local Area

$15,000 awarded by Modeina Community Fund

Ten not-for-profit groups operating in the Melton area have shared in $15,000 of financial grants distributed through the 2021 Manor Lakes Community Fund.

The successful recipients were announced at a presentation evening...

December 2021 in Design Inspiration

Christmas Style that doesn't break the bank!

Of all the holidays, the Festive Season provides the best opportunity to let your creativity and design aesthetic shine. Whether you're obsessed with finding the perfect spot to hang some fairy lights, want to get crafty with...

December 2021 in Events & Local Area

Snakes love the warmer summer months just as much as you!

With warm summer days...

November 2021 in Design Inspiration

SPRING MAKEOVER: OUTDOOR LIVING SPACES

 After hibernating inside over the colder months, it’s time to embrace outdoor living again and focus on getting your entertainment and living spaces ready for the warmer months.

The key idea behind creating a seamless connection between...

November 2021 in Construction

Your guide to going solar in the home.

More Australians are embracing the benefits of solar energy and battery storage than ever before. With solar panel prices still coming down and a host of government solar and battery rebates to help get you started, it’s worth...

October 2021 in Design Inspiration
As the warmer weather...
October 2021 in Money Matters

Your credit score and why it’s important.

What is your credit score? How can it impact your ability to take out a home loan, buy a house, serving a home loan? 

Your credit rating or ‘credit score’ is a numerical score that...

September 2021 in Events & Local Area

Did you know that when residents call Modeina home they have access to a growing neighbourhood and a variety of amenities in and around the area?

As an in-fill estate, Modeina is surrounded by the well-established infrastructure of Burnside and nearby Caroline Springs.

Families...

September 2021 in Design Inspiration

Right now, the mornings are crisp, and the days are getting longer. With the clouds clearing (most of the time), it's the perfect time to prepare your garden for Spring and decide which plants you want to grow.

To inspire you and get you moving, here’s our comprehensive guide on how to...

August 2021 in Design Inspiration

As the days get shorter and colder and we embrace the idea of being warm and cocooned inside, here are some essential winter decorating and organising tips for your home that might inspire.

Layer it up!

Just like layering up our clothes during winter, we can also...

August 2021 in Design Inspiration

Think there’s nothing to do in the garden in winter? Think again. Winter is the perfect time to set the scene for a spring burst of colour, scent and flavour!

It’s all about the preparation

Pruning, weeding and composting – winter is a great time to prune straggly...

July 2021 in Money Matters

Super v Mortgage? Where should you put surplus cash?

The last 18 months have highlighted the importance of future-proofing your financial security. But if you’re lucky enough to have a little cash left in the bank at the end of each month, working out the best place to...

July 2021 in Design Inspiration

With the master bedroom being the most personal space in the house, its design, look, and feel should reflect your personality. Watch the video below and take some inspiration from our interior designer, Gail Connor, and pickup up some quick and easy tips to personalise your master bedroom this...

in Design Inspiration

With the master bedroom being the most personal space in the house, its design, look, and feel should reflect your personality. Watch the video below and take some inspiration from our interior designer, Gail Connor, and pickup up some quick and easy tips to personalise your master bedroom this...

May 2021 in Events & Local Area

Everything you need to know about caring for your feathered and furry friends in and around Modeina Estate.

If you are a pet owner or contemplating becoming one, your pet’s well-being will be a top priority when you ultimately move into your new home at Modeina. But...

March 2021 in Design Inspiration

Looking for fun family activities to enjoy at Easter in addition to an egg hunt? Here are our top five activities to do together that are suitable for all ages.

Egg and Spoon Race

Who can resist a good old-fashioned egg and spoon race? You can use the traditional...

March 2021 in Meet Your Neighbours

For the past four years, Caroline Springs RSL Sub Branch has supported selected students from Lakeview Senior College, Caroline Springs, to attend the annual Lord and Lady Somers Camps.

Held alongside the beach in the beautiful natural landscape of Somers, 90 kms south east of Melbourne,...

March 2021 in Money Matters

For individual homeowners, a mortgage is often their single largest source of debt and has the greatest effect on their finances, and their ability to stay solvent through wage decreases or wage losses. For lenders, mortgages are typically the most significant asset on their retail banking...

March 2021 in Meet Your Neighbours

“I knew when we saw the block - I could visualise exactly what it was going to look like and how nice it was going to be and I just knew this was the one!”

Peter Jovanovic fondly recounts the moment he and fiancé, Carrie Lee, found the perfect block of land to...

March 2021 in Design Inspiration

So, you’ve built your dream home and now you need to furnish it. Of course, it goes without saying that it’s important your home interiors are designed to suit your lifestyle and your personality. It’s where you spend the majority of your time, after all. However, furnishing and decorating your...

January 2021 in Events & Local Area

Summer’s here! School’s out, the days are long and golden, and the weather is warm. And given all the challenges of the year just gone, this Summer seems especially precious. Which is why it’s time to time to find our joy again and celebrate the most Australian of seasons.

But if you find...

January 2021 in Events & Local Area

With many holidaying at home this Summer, it doesn’t mean the holidays need to be boring, here are some great ideas to get you out and about and safely...

December 2020 in Money Matters

 

Great news for those still looking to build with the announcement on 29 November that the HomeBuilder scheme, which provides grants for home builders and renovators has been extended to 31 March 2021. The extension is expected to see a further 15,000 construction projects under the...

December 2020 in Construction

2020 has been quite the year! See what we got up to at Modeina this year.

October 2020 in Meet Your Neighbours

Local business is at the heart of every community and we are incredibly fortunate to have so many great businesses so close to Modeina!

Now, more than ever, we need to support our local businesses, so each month we are going to profile a small business from our neighbourhood and nearby...

October 2020 in Design Inspiration

Spring has finally sprung, which means it’s a great time to start prepping your outdoor space for the season ahead. And nothing adds cosiness and light to a backyard setting quite like your very own fire pit!

Since time immemorial, communities have gathered around a fire to discuss...

October 2020 in Design Inspiration

Jacinta Evans, Senior Interior Designer, Metricon.

The lounge room is often referred to as the heart of the family home – regularly having a duel life as a living and a work zone.

It can often be a challenge when designing a lounge room to find a cohesive balance ...

September 2020 in

Tamara Hosken, Manager of the Spectra Showroom, Carlisle Homes

Gone are the days where the kitchen was just for preparing and cooking, with guests stayed tucked away in the living areas, not setting foot in the ‘work zone’. Today’s kitchen really has...

September 2020 in Design Inspiration

Spring is on its way and soon you’ll be caught up in a frenzy of seed sowing, growing, and nurturing your garden as it comes back to life. Spend this month organising your thoughts and get a head start on the new gardening year.

Here’s our useful guide for top tips on how to prepare you...

August 2020 in Meet Your Neighbours

When we first met Alain Nguyen and his wife Simone in 2015, they were excited to be building their first home in Modeina. Fast forward to 2020 and they are about to commence building their second home in Modeina – a double-storey home to accommodate their growing family!

“Now...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

As the days get shorter and colder and we embrace the idea of being warm and cocooned inside, here are some essential winter decorating and organising tips for your home that might inspire.

Layer it up!

Just like laying up our clothes during winter, we can also do...

May 2020 in Design Inspiration

We all look forward to retreating to our homes from the busyness and chaos of the world. Your home should provide an opportunity to unwind and offer you an environment of calm to enhance your wellbeing and happiness.

It’s important to feel connected and calm within our homes and these...

June 2020 in Money Matters

Heard about the Australian Government’s new HomeBuilder grant scheme, but not sure if you qualify or fully understand what it means for you?

To help, we’ve pulled together answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the scheme, so you can work out if you qualify.

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April 2020 in Money Matters

So, your home needs a little TLC but you’re not about to splash all your cash on a renovation.

Try these easy & cheap hacks to get your humble abode looking fresh & fabulous.

1. Declutter your Home

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April 2020 in Design Inspiration

If you’re spending more time at home, growing your own herb garden is the perfect home project for you. Growing your own herbs is easy and cheap, plus there is nothing quite like the hit of fresh rosemary or basil on your home-roasted meat & vegies or favourite pasta dish.

Here’s what...

April 2020 in Meet Your Neighbours

All over the world, teddy bears have begun appearing in front gardens and windows and chalk rainbows have been materialising on suburban pathways, creating fun and adventure for little people in their neighbourhoods.

It is just one of the imaginative ways that communities are maintaining...

April 2020 in Design Inspiration

For those of us who love nothing more than grabbing a glue stick and some shiny paper, or, better still, heating up a vat of melted chocolate and pouring our own eggs, Easter is prime DIY time.

With Google on hand, there are plenty of fabulous (and cheap) ideas. Here are a few of our...

March 2020 in Design Inspiration

Setting up a new home is an incredibly exciting time and it’s tempting to race out and buy everything all at once.  

Too often, buying something in a rush can result in a design decision you will regret.  You may end up with a ‘matchy matchy’ interior that lacks personality, or even worse...

March 2020 in Design Inspiration

So you’ve finally moved into your new house! But to really complete your dream home, it’s time to tackle the garden! The first step? Creating the perfect lawn. And while you might think it’s as simple as sprinkling some grass seed out and hoping for the best, a little bit of planning up front...

December 2019 in Events & Local Area

Congratulations to Darren and Anastasia Gauci on being judged as the winners of Modeina’s spectacular Christmas Lights competition for 2019.

 

It was a case of ‘third time lucky’ for the Darren and Anastasia, who reside in Belvedere Crescent.

 

“We’ve come third for...

December 2019 in Money Matters

Heard about the Australian Government’s new first home buyer deposit scheme, but not sure if you qualify or completely understand what it means for you? To help you, we’ve pulled together a brief overview of the Scheme and provided some useful links to help you on your way to home ownership a...

December 2019 in Money Matters

City, suburb, north, south, east or west, so many decisions? We obviously think west is best and that Modeina has everything a busy lifestyle requires with future schools, transport, shopping, an abundance of nature, all within a short distance. And with the knowledge that you’re choosing a...

December 2019 in Money Matters

Saving for that deposit can sometimes be the hardest step. But it’s not impossible, especially with a little restraint and determination! 

Here’s a couple of tips to help you on your way.

TIP 1 CREATE A SPECIAL ACCOUNT FOR YOUR HOME DEPOSIT
Work out how much...

December 2019 in Money Matters

Where to next, it’s important to establish your budget. When working out your budget you’ll need to factor in extra costs such as conveyancing, taxes, duties and fees.  

We recommend that you contact your bank or a mortgage broker to find the right type of loan to suit your needs. Once...

December 2019 in Money Matters

Here’s where our team is key! Boran is our property experts, with years of experience and a unique understanding of how daunting the process can be. They’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure your dream of buying land and building the right home for right now is seamless.

Once...

December 2019 in Money Matters

At your appointment you will be required to sign an unconditional contract of sale and all parties whose name/s appear on your contract will need to attend, along with photo identification such as a Passport or Drivers Licence. 

Prior to signing your contract, we do recommend that you...

December 2019 in Money Matters

We aim to complete civil construction in a timely manner and will advise you of anticipated milestones and updates on construction progress. Before any machinery comes onsite, plans must be approved by the relevant authorities. Once these are approved the construction phases includes, removing...

December 2019 in Money Matters

With your land now selected, it’s time to choose a home design and builder. Before you start visiting builders and display villages you need to think about the right home that’s right for you now and into the immediate future. First and most importantly, work out a...

December 2019 in Money Matters

 

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November 21 2019 in Design Inspiration

Planning your new kitchen is exciting. From deciding on your colour palette to choosing appliances, it’s easy to spend a lot of time on Instagram and Pinterest earmarking your design inspiration.

However, the myriad of options and decisions involved can sometimes make the whole experience...

November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

With the warmer months quickly approaching and spring in the air, snakes do become more active.  Anyone who encounters a snake is advised to:

  • Be aware, alert and do not approach a snake.
  • Safely remove any people or pets from the area where the snake was sighted.
  • Do...
November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

Summer for many means, swimming, bbqs, beach cricket and fun outside. But there are days when going outside isn’t much fun and staying cool inside is the best option.  Here’s our top tips on staying cool and beating the heat. 1. Close your blinds, especially for north and west facing windows. 2...

November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

We need to stay cool in summer and so too do our pets.  Here’s our top tips for furry, feathery friends.  1. Keep cool, make sure they have a cool and shaded place to rest.  In extreme heat bring them indoors. 2, Water, provide plenty of fresh water in large containers, sometimes multiple...

November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world?  We all need to be sun smart this summer and we’re not just talking slip, slop, slap!  It’s now – Slip on clothing that covers as much skin as possible. Slop on a high...

November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

Whilst the warmer weather is great for being outdoors, our gardens can suffer from the heat.  Here’s our top tips for keeping your garden thriving –

1. Water your gardens early in the morning before the heat of the day kicks in.

2. Fertilizing plants will give them the nutrients...

November 15 2019 in Events & Local Area

As the weather warms up, it’s important that we all prepare our homes for the unfortunate event of a bushfire. Simple things you can do around your home include, tidy up the garden, keep your lawns low, remove any excess rubbish, clear out gutters and have a hose that can reach all around the...

November 12 2019 in Events & Local Area

Modeina estate, for another season, will sponsor the Westside Strikers FC - this time with a $5,000 injection of funds.

The 2020 soccer season is well underway with trials in progress and pre-season training not far away.

“As a Gold...

November 12 2019 in Events & Local Area

The Lifelong Learning Festival which ran from 18- 27 October, brought Melton’s thriving community together across a host of activities.

The Festival focuses on lifelong, lifewide and lifedeep learning and understands the difference learning can make to people’s lives and the beneficial...

October 23 2019 in Events & Local Area

Thirteen not-for-profit groups working across Melton have received more than $15000 in Modeina Community Fund grants.

Dennis Family Group Director, Grant Dennis hosted the night and spoke to the recipients about the importance of the Community Fund program.

“Community Funds were...

in Events & Local Area

Life at Modeina just keeps getting better, as jobs and new facilities in the local area continue to grow.

Great Location

The estate’s pivotal location in the suburb of Burnside places residents in a perfect position to take advantage of future growth and new job...

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Modeina’s mums can now deliver their babies in a hospital close to home, following the recent opening of the state-of-the-art Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s Precinct at Sunshine Hospital.

Situated on the eastern side of the Sunshine Hospital site, less than fifteen minutes’ drive from...

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Modeina’s annual Easter Egg Hunt was a rip-roaring success with more than 400 brave hunters turning out in hot and sunny conditions.  Loads of fun and games were had by all, even the mums and dads who took part in the hunt!

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Special congratulations to the winners of the 2nd Annual 2018 Modeina Christmas Lights competition.

Entries flooded in from around the estate and, despite increased competition, last year’s winners triumphed once again.

The Rodrigo Family of Carmine Circuit received $...

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Congratulations to the hardworking local organisations who received a Modeina Community Fund grant on the 22nd November 2018.

Held at the estate’s sales office in Lexington Drive Burnside, the evening was a great success with grant cheques totalling $12,500 going to a variety of local not...

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A recent trial of using electronic online technology for land sales contracts at Modeina has been declared a resounding success with the program becoming a permanent option for customers.

Caroline Dwyer, Dennis Family Corporation’s Victorian Sales and Marketing Manager, said the e-...

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In an exciting development for the Modeina community, Melton Council has approved the plans for the estate’s playground and central reserve.

Situated in existing parkland near the picnic/BBQ area, the playground will include a multi-use play space featuring a sandpit and water play area...

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More than forty future Modeina residents attended an information night held at the Land Sales Office in late July.

As customers still in the early stages of planning their new homes, the attendees were interested in learning more about the garden landscaping offer, Opticomm and other...

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Join us at Modeina’s first resident Easter Egg Hunt event on Saturday 31st March, 2018 at Modeina Park (next to Community Centre).
The event will be packed with activities from 10am to 12.30pm.
 
  • Free coffee and water, plus free juice for the kids
  • ...
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Things are really on the move at Modeina!

Civil construction work is presently under way on Stages 12A, 12C, 14 and 16, which incorporate a total of 100 lots in aggregate. These works are expected to be completed in June 2018, after which work can commence on the expansion of the existing...

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To add to the community spirit of the festive season, the Dennis Family Corporation has introduced a Christmas Lights competition at Modeina with the intention of becoming an annual event.

Residents at Modeina who have entered this year’s competition have adorned their homes in colourful...

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Modeina estate’s first ever Christmas Extravaganza went off with a bang recently as local residents poured into Modeina Estate Park to enjoy the family fun and entertainment that was on offer.

The event provided a perfect opportunity for new and existing members of the Modeina community...

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The Dennis Family Corporation has awarded a total of $11,100 in grants from the inaugural Modeina Community Fund. The funding allocated by an independent judging panel has been shared amongst 13 local not-for-profit groups operating in the Burnside, Burnside Heights and Caroline Springs areas...

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Burnside Children's and Community Centre at Modeina will undergo an exciting million dollar upgrade over the next twelve months, with completion of the works expected by the end of 2018.

The Council operated facility, which currently houses a kindergarten, occasional care and maternal...

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This year's Victorian State Budget confirmed funding for the construction of the future Burnside Primary School within the Modeina estate. Funding for the 2017/18 year amounts to $2.66 million, with the balance of $11.14 million to be allocated to the 2018/19 year when construction of the school...

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The Dennis Family Corporation is preparing to introduce an annual Community Fund at Modeina, which will allow local not-for-profit groups to make an application for financial grants of either $500 or $1,000.

"Our Community Fund initiatives have been extremely successful at several other...

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On 25th July, the Dennis Family Corporation gained the keenly-awaited planning permit approval from City of Melton Council to develop the remaining land at Modeina. To date, around 250 blocks have been sold through the estate's previous land releases and the balance comprises of approximately...

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Thank you to everyone in the Modeina community for your patience while we awaited the planning permit from the City of Melton Council to develop the remainder of the estate. 

We appreciate that there were many people who wanted to make their home here during the period when we have been...

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The news sales office for Modeina is now open.  We look forward to seeing you there.

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Opticomm All Modeina residents now have access to OptiComm’s fibre optic network for the provision of superfast internet, free-to-air television, pay television and telephone services. One of the many benefits of the OptiComm system is that it removes the need for roof-top antennas.

in Design Inspiration

Starting another chapter of your life in a new address is always exciting, but settling down and getting used to the new place comes with its share of roadblocks. After all, turning a house into a home is not always easy.

To help make your transition a little bit easier, we’ve listed a...

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For any young family, choosing where to live is an important decision. After all, everything starts with having a decent home to live in. This makes it easy to understand why some families try different living options and constantly move to find the perfect place. Depending on your living...

June 2019 in Construction

We’ve all heard it before—location, location, location. For many people, it’s considered to be the most important aspect of any property purchase. But how do you know what to look for when choosing the ideal location to build your new home? 

Every suburb and region will offer residents a...