Community News

Warrior Mum completes 7 million steps walking across America.

Rotary Club of Southbank member Kay Ledson has completed the journey of a lifetime – to walk the entire breadth of America from Carlsbad, California to Washington DC, A total of 7 million Steps.


Melbourne Square Development in Southbank Update

Melbourne Square is one of Melbourne’s largest mixed-use projects, with six towers consisting of four luxury apartment buildings, a commercial tower and a hotel, as well as several community amenities including a large public park spanning more than 3,700 square metres.

The development will transform a former carpark bounded by the Westgate Freeway and Kavanagh, Balston and Power Streets into one of the city’s largest combined residential, commercial, hotel and retail hubs.


Being an Immigrant in Australia

Guest Speaker - Bashar Baghdadi

10th April, 2018 - Belgian Beer Cafe

Born and raised in Jordan, having mixed origin parents (Lebanese father, Circassian mother), Bazz’ multiculturalism continued when he went to a Christian school (being a Muslim himself). Learning the true proper fundamentals of both religions, he started living the motto of "Service above self" before he knew Rotary existed by doing voluntary work from the age of sixteen.


A little Ray of Giving

As we near the holiday break, it's important to remember that for some - it's a very lonely time of year.  More than 22,000 young Victorians will experience Xmas with no family and no home. It is a heartbreaking statistic that has only gotten worse over the years.


Rotary News

2018 Rotary Club of Southbank Changeover

A new year brings a new President and a new Leadership Team.  Join the Rotary Club of Southbank as we celebrate in Bollywood style.

Date: Saturday 7th July, 2018, 12pm - 3.30pm.

Outgoing Preseident: Liam Jones

Incoming President: Amrit Singh

Cost: $55 per head

Theme: Bollywood

Dress code: Traditional Indian Costume or Smart Business Casual

LOCATION: Belgian Beef Cafe, 5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC 3006


Yoga for Southbank

Tuesday 24th April, 2018

Belgian Beer Café, 5 Riverside Quay, Southbank 3006

6pm for 6.30pm start

Beishen runs a weekly Yoga class at the Boyd Community Hub and is looking to partner with the Rotary Club of Southbank to deliver her program.  At this week's meeting, she will update us on what her project offers the community of Southbank and how we can get involved in further connecting our community.


Warrior Momz Walk across America

Southbank Rotary member Kay Ledson is currently walking across America. From LA to Washington DC.

This is her story - and that of her son Josh.

Seventeen years ago (2000) Kay’s son Josh was involved in a horrific accident while snowboarding on Mt Buller. Josh was left a complete quadriplegic C5 / T1 with less than 3% chance of any recovery. With his doctors “mending him” to Kay’s horror “the healing” of Josh would be up to her.


North Melbourne Rotary provides awards to local community volunteers at Annual Phonse Tobin Awards

Southbank members and friends turned up in force to our neighbouring club North Melbourne when they ran their Annual Phonse Tobin Awards on 12th October, 2017. This annual award recognises people in the community who volunteer to help make their communities better.


Contact Us

A club that is enterprising, caring and productive. Developing fellowship and implementing activities rich in choice, for the benefit of our community.

Meets Every Tuesday in the Southbank area - 6pm for 6.30pm.

Meeting Location

Belgian Beer Cafe

5 Riverside Quay

Southbank VIC 3006

November 2017 Newsletter

  • George Coppin - Entrepreneur Extraordinaire
  • Rotary North Melbourne Phonse Tobin Awards
  • Connecting with the Millennial Generation
  • Upcoming Events in November / December
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
  • Southbank Sunday Streets
  • Annual General Meeting / Roadmap for 2018-19
  • Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Breakfast

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