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Posted by Rotary Club of Melbourne
on 30 August 2018
"More than 1.5 million volunteers are making an important impact across Victoria in building our communities, services, and connections. The Rotary Club of Melbourne wishes to pay tribute to those dedicated achievers, and encourage others to follow their lead through the Sir John Reid Community Service Award.
To nominate a candidate, please download the instructions and nomination form at the Rotary Club of Melbourne website at:
Posted by Amritpal Singh
on 29 August 2018
Part of the journey leading up to presidency was to understand the rich history of projects/events which the club has done since the club chartered back in 1999. Though it is challenging and at times leading to no leads, I kept on trying and something came up!
Tung Dinh (a close friend of mine) mentioned about George Halkias who ran the Melbourne Homeless World Cup back in 2008 and used to be his boss at the Victims Referral and Assistance Service department in the Victorian ...
Posted by Amritpal Singh
on 5 August 2018
What are the odds that two (2) club projects/events would occur on the same day, that exactly happened to us on Sunday, 29th July 2018. It was a fulfilling day for the club and we enjoyed it so much! This is why we join Rotary because we are PEOPLE OF ACTION!
Tree Planting Day - in conjunction with National Tree Day
It was National Tree Day where Rotarians joined together from clubs (Southbank, Croydon, North Melbourne, Essendon North), scouts and other community groups to plant trees....
on 6 July 2018
This year, under the leadership of President Liam Jones, Rotary Southbank has achieved a large number of successes.
Read on to learn more about some of them.
This year, we revived our guest speakers programme where we had over 20+ speakers who came to our club to speak on various topics, projects and food for thought ideas.
Other highlights of the year included:
Fishing trip on 23rd January 2018 as a club social event.
Club Planning Day on 28th Ap...
on 14 June 2018
By Jasmin Dhillon,
Having recently witnessed a situation involving the reporting of elder abuse to a State government owned entity and seeing the despair and hopelessness firsthand, in that older person's eyes; I thought it a good time to reflect on this distressing and growing societal issue. Currently, in Victoria, 1.25 million people are aged over 60, accounting for more than 20 per cent of the population. By 2031, our older population is set to increase, comprising 22 per...