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Southbank: Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands

Southbank Orbit Millenial Satellite Club: Online

Southbank CEO Satellite Club: Online

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Rotary SAFE Families

Posted by Dorothy Gilmour on 11 September 2021
What is Rotary SAFE Families? “Simply, Rotary SAFE Families is a primary prevention method of stopping abuse. Abuse being physical, financial, emotional, coercive control to women, men, elderly and our children. With powerful messages of the “3RRR’s” of abuse prevention, Rotary SAFE Families provides the “What to do” if faced with a sense of helplessness when witnessing abuse. We must NOT continue to be passive bystanders, and convincing ourselves: &ldqu...

The Rainbow Project

Posted by Jaqui O'Donohoe on 28 August 2021
We are working with Vanessa Parsons, author of the children’s book ‘The Rainbow Connection’ to spread the word globally on the importance of colour in the world and to promote mental health discussions. Particularly for children who have experienced lockdown. Our International Service Director, Judy Parslow has been instrumental in getting this project off the ground. She has been providing copies of the book to children already and encouraging the sharing of rainbows to sp...

Impact for Women - Bags of Love Christmas Event

Posted by Jaqui O'Donohoe on 21 December 2020
On the 5th December 2020, some of our members attended Impact for Women to assist with Christmas wrapping in their annual Bags of Love Christmas Event.  Sadly we learned that almost 50 women and children have died at the hands of domestic violence this year - represented by a pair of shoes for each death. We added 5 new pairs of shoes to the line. Over 2000 women have escaped violence this year and they will be the recipients of the work we have done today.  Impact is an amaz...

In Balance - Wheels of Wellness

Posted by Jaqui O'Donohoe on 31 July 2020
  Dale Cosgrave, Wellness Coach & Counsellor, and one of our newest members at the Rotary Club of Southbank has created the below video series to help support our community in looking after our well-being. Dale shares his journey of substance abuse and provides tools to stay grounded and balanced in tough times. As a club, we continue to provide support and connection to our community and we are delighted to share the first series of 'In Balance' - wellness webinar with...

Aiding those in quarantine

Posted by Jaqui O'Donohoe on 20 July 2020
    The Southbank club recently pulled together with the North Melbourne Rotary Club to support the Somali Women's Development Association (http://www.swdai.org.au/). Part of this community was locked down in the high rise quarantine affected by Covid-19. Sainab Sheikh, President Elect of the North Melbourne Rotary Club is the founder of the organisation and was driving a project to support those in quarantine by collecting and distributing food and essential supplies. T...

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

Posted by Bronwyn Stephens on 29 June 2019
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...

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...
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Our club meets at:

Mission to Seafarers, 717 Flinders Street, Docklands (or Online during Covid-19) Tuesdays 6.30pm

Southbank Orbit Satellite Club of Millenials: Online (Fortnightly: Thursday 6.00pm)

CEO Satellite Club: Online (3rd Thursday: 7.30am)

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