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Get in touch with us and share your club or community groups story for our eNews or Manningham Matters.

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Manningham Matters is our community magazine and is distributed to all households and businesses in Manningham throughout the year. We highlight events and information from both Council and community organisations.

We also produce a monthly eNewsletter featuring the latest news and events, updates about works and projects, community engagement opportunities and other timely news. You can subscribe to receive this eNews sent directly to your inbox.

We love hearing from you, so if your club, community organisation or group has something you think would make a great story please fill out the form below so we can get in touch.

Read our Guidelines for submitting stories to Manningham Matters (46.98 KB) before you submit your story.

If you are sending photographs to accompany your story, please ensure you have the permission of any people shown in your photographs by having them complete and sign our Photo and Video Consent Form (125.85 KB)

You can see the submission deadlines and distribution dates for both publications below.


Manningham Matters 2023 printed magazine submission dates

Issue Submission date Distributed


Friday 25 November 2022

From Monday 20 February


Wednesday 25 January

From Monday 27 March


Friday 24 March

From Monday 29 May


Friday 19 May

From Monday 17 July


Friday 28 July

From Monday 25 September


Friday 22 September

From Monday 27 November


eNews 2023 submission dates

Issue Submission date Distributed from


Tuesday 17 January

Tuesday 7 February


Tuesday 14 February

Tuesday 7 March


Tuesday 14 March

Tuesday 4 April


Tuesday 11 April

Tuesday 2 May


Tuesday 16 May

Tuesday 6 June


Tuesday 13 June

Tuesday 4 July


Tuesday 11 July

Tuesday 1 August


Tuesday 15 August

Tuesday 5 September


Tuesday 12 September

Tuesday 3 October


Tuesday 24 October

Tuesday 14 November


Tuesday 14 November

Tuesday 5 December

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Would you like your event to be added to our event calendar?

To be included in our event calendar, your event must:

  • be located within Manningham's area
  • be auspice or run by a not-for-profit community organisation or association
  • be non-commercial in nature
  • be open to everyone (paid or free)
  • be more than 6 weeks away from today
  • not be condoning racism, sexism or discrimination in any form
  • have been already approved by a relevant authority with all necessary permits and permissions to go ahead
Tell us about your story
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Guidelines for submissions

By submitting your story to us you agree that you have read through the guidelines and have ensured your story meets these.

Guidelines for submitting stories to Manningham Matters
Guidelines for submitting stories to Manningham Matters
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