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August is 'Membership and extension' month

Have a chat, save a life 

Over 1100 Rotary clubs across Australia are urging families to “have the chat” with their loved ones about organ and tissue donation and register their donation decisions during DonateLife Week, August 2-9.

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Cotton camp an eye opener

Members of the Rotary Club of Narromine, NSW, conducted the fourth cotton camp, Rotary Youth in Cotton (RYCOTT) for agriculture students throughout the central west for three days in April.

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Local heroes honoured at Rotary awards

Nine local heroes were recognised for outstanding community and business service at the 2015 Rotary Club of Applecross, WA, Community and Business Awards.

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A mighty milestone for the School of St Jude

Thirteen years ago, an Aussie teacher set out with a $10 donation and a dream to provide free, high-quality education to Tanzania’s most poverty-stricken children. On Saturday, May 30, her dream became a reality when the first School of St Jude Form 6 (Grade 12) class graduated with much fanfare.

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Retirement in Rotary? Forget about it!


In June this year, a Rotarian, a recognised baritone singer and a gentleman who has served his country with distinction, was given the chain of office to become a Rotary club president. But this is no ordinary Rotarian. His name is Leonard Mason, and he is 93-years-old.

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RI convention wins best in Australia

In an exciting national final, Sydney’s 105th Rotary International Convention has been awarded Australia’s best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program.

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Help for young Lyme disease sufferer


The Rotary Club of East Maitland, NSW, has initiated a Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) project to raise funds for a young Maitland woman suffering chronic Lyme disease. 

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Join the Conversation

 
The third Success Conference in Canberra from September 5-6, 2015, is designed to support and strengthen clubs in our zone. The conference will have a strong focus on membership retention and development.
We are also holding a Young Rotarians Summit in conjunction with the Success Conference. This will give you an opportunity to connect with the next generation of Rotarians and current Rotaractors and hear how we can continue Rotary’s relevance into the future.

For bookings and further information CLICK HERE

Disaster Aid in Nepal and Philippines 


As our work goes on in Nepal, our attention is also back to the Philippines where, working with local NGO the Balay Mindanaw Foundation, we provided Australian SkyHydrant™ filtration systems following the horrendous typhoons. Over coming weeks, the Foundation's CEO Rochelle Mordeno will be here speaking at Rotary clubs and the RI Director's Briefing Weekend. A number of Filipino mayors will also be in Australia to learn more about installing SkyHydrants in their communities using local government funding.

For more information click here

Help Hats Help Heads this October


1 in 5 Australians will suffer a mental illness this year. Join Australian Rotary Health in shining a light on mental health by hosting a Hat Day event on Friday October 9. 100% of donations will be used to fund vital mental health research. Register your Club today.

Paul Harris Fellow contact details


Please address all queries regarding Paul Harris Fellow recognitions to The Rotary Foundation at the Rotary International South Pacific and Philippines Office in Parramatta. Contact Krissy Aure-Canson on +61 2 8894 9842 or email mariakristenne.aurecanson@rotary.org.  
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