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Farmer Drought Appeal

Posted by Jaqui Clark on 26 August 2019
Most Australians will be aware that our farmers are struggling with some of the worst drought in history, particularly in regional NSW / VIC and QLD. The Bureau of Meteorology reports that we can expect a drier than average Aug Oct 2019 so things are not going to get better for our farmers any time soon. Drought has an effect on whole communities, not just reducing output but also affecting the mental health of our farmers and their families. In 2018 the Great Northern Brewery co, toget...

How Rotary House and the Bone Marrow Donor Institute help people fighting cancer

Posted by Bronwyn Stephens on 29 June 2019
How Rotary House and the Bone Marrow Donor Institute help people fighting cancer
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It seems a long time ago now..... perhaps 3 or 4 years, since my first lady of Rotary, Joan Daniels, invited me to a Christmas Party. Never would I refuse Joan anything. She is my mentor. When we arrived at the building there was an enormous Rotary wheel above us and the building was named "Rotary House". I was amazed. I had never heard of this building. The Managing Director, Eric Wright greeted us warmly. He calls Joan "Rotary Royalty". Inside...

A voice for Good

Posted by David Jones on 29 June 2019
Are You Free on April 4th for a Sing at Boyd 10.30 11.30? A few short weeks ago, members of the Club wowed guests at our 20th Anniversary Dinner with an inspiring rendition of 'Hey Jude'.  In just a few of our meetings in May, we were coached by Music Director Kerry Gerraty from Upbeat Arts. The vision for "South Village Singers" was formed. Our Club now plans to hold Choir sessions ahead of our scheduled evening meetings twice a month.  So the Rotar...

5 Clubs 4 Clusters 1 Combined Meeting

Posted by Stuart McArthur on 18 June 2019
Across the world, there are thousands of Rotary Clubs. Each are independent and have their own local projects, but it is when they connect with other clubs and share ideas, they can learn new ways of doing things, create opportunities to do things differently and have a greater impact. So it was on Monday 17th June, 2019, when members of the Rotary Clubs of Port Melbourne, Southbank, North Melbourne, Glen Eira and Bentleigh Moorabbin Central came together for a combined meeting at the ...

Black Rhinos come to North Melbourne Meeting.

Posted by Sally Page on 17 June 2019
President Elect Sally visited the Rotary Club of North Melbourne on 13 June and reports on their guest speakers. Selba Luka was the guest speaker, she is from Afri Aus Care. They are a non-profit organisation that support African youth. Selba brought along 11 or so young men from the basketball club that they founded called the Black Rhinos. Her daughter also spoke about up cycling clothing as a project she is starting to raise some funds for the cause. Selba is doing great work with s...

2019 MUNA Team from Southbank

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 4 May 2019
Rotary Club of Southbank sponsored Meghana Jonnalagadda and Fatima Mirza from MacRobertson Girl's High School for MUNA 2019. They were allocated to represent the Russian Federation in a high tempo and full energy discussion with other countries to debate on a number of resolutions like: Word Security Environmental Middle East Human Rights Trade and Commerce Health and Education United Nations    &nbs...

Highlights from MS Melbourne Cycle + 1/2 Marathon, Run/Walk 2019

Posted by Jasmin Dhillön on 14 April 2019
On Sunday 31 March 2019, three (3) members from Rotary Club of Southbank (Immediate Past President Liam Jones, President-Nominee Jasmin Dhillon and our newest member Jaqui Clark) and two (2) friends of Rotary participated in the MS Melbourne Cycle + 1/2 marathon, Run/Walk to fight MS. The team were inspired to participate after a talk from Martin & Diana Taurins from Rotarian Action Group of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness (RAGMSA) in December 2018 last year.  Where they shared the...

People of Action Unite for Clean Up Australia Day

Posted by Katie Wilford on 5 March 2019
What do you reckon was the strangest item pulled out of the Yarra River on Clean Up Australia Day? Have a go! On Sunday, 3 March 2019, the Melbourne City Rotaract Club organised a Clean Up the Yarra event for Rotaractors, Rotarians, and community volunteers. This annual event coincides with Clean Up Australia Day, a nation-wide initiative to inspire and empower communities to clean up, fix up and conserve the environment. Forty-five passionate "People of Action" stepped forwa...

Marching with Pride

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 6 February 2019
Continuing from the Midsumma Festival 2019, several Rotary and Rotaract clubs in Victoria came together under the Rotary LGBT Fellowship banner to march at the recent Midsumma Pride March on a very hot sunny afternoon (circa 40 degrees!!!) Sunday, 3rd February 2019. Thousands of LGBT community members and friends braved the hot weather as all of us marched proudly on Fitzroy Street in St. Kilda.             ...

Rotary Family @ Midsumma Festival 2019

Posted by Amritpal Singh on 24 January 2019
Not only it was a sunny warm day, it was also when the Rotary Family (Rotary, Rotaract & others) came together to promote our wonderful organisation at the recent Midsumma Festival 2019 on Sunday, 20th January 2019 at Alexandra Gardens. Following Rotary and Rotaract clubs (not exhaustive list) volunteered throughtout the day and we thank them for their support & presence: Rotaract Club of Gateway Rotary Club of Bundoora Rotary Club of Manningham Rotar...
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