Founded in 1997, by Doug himself, the father of six was looking to provide a service which met customers’ needs of quality (which at times seems to be a lost art in the removal world) involving reliability, care, clear communication all at affordable prices. So in his small courier van he began providing that service to a variety of customers.


Fast forward 10 years and an already established Doug needed more assistance, therefore he brought in eldest son Paul. With his high skills in technology and a keen eye for expansion Paul brought to the table new ideas, systems and of course another truck. And since then it’s had a somewhat snowball effect, with Doug’s sons, Travis and Dean also jumping on board and bringing in their business creativity and determination.


And let’s not forget that behind every great man there is a great woman, with Doug’s wife working behind the scenes to make…let’s just say to help the wheels keep on turning! Along with many highly trained men as jockeys, they make a pretty diverse team of workers.

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Where are we?

Dougs Mini Movers are based in Blackburn.

We provide moving services across the whole state of Victoria. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Do we have insurance? 

We are fully insured with public liability and our guarantee of replace or reimburse listed in our terms and conditions.

How do I pay?

Payments can be made via cash, bank transfer/payID, cheque

How does the charge time work?

Our charges are ‘pick-up to base’ 

We calculate the cost of each move from the time we begin loading until the time we arrive back at our base in blackburn. To insure you are only paying for the time we are working and costs are kept to a minimum. 

Can you take away my old furniture?

We will happily take away any furniture. We have organisations which we donate to, as we only like to dump the goods into landfill if it is the very last option.

What vehicles do you have?

We have 2 sizes of vehicles that we operate.

Medium 3 tonne van – Perfect for moving a few large items or a bedroom

Large 3.5 tonne truck – Ideal for a single bedroom apartment move, or small unit