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ROMAC - Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children

31st Jan ’12 - Gerry Phillips spoke of ROMAC which is a multi district Australasian Rotary initiative providing life saving or life changing surgery to children in countries in our region where the necessary surgery is unavailable locally. View their website

Click Read more for the Powerpoint Presentation below.


Australian Rotary Health

Past President Ron Adams, Chairman of D9800 Australian Rotary Health Committee – 28th Feb '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown

Learn how Australian Rotary Health is Australia's largest non-government funding body of mental illness research plus also fund research in other health related areas.


SWAGS for Homeless

8th May '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown Towers

Come and hear how Swags for Homeless saves the lives of Australia's street sleeping homeless by providing dignified emergency relief bedding to homeless turned away from shelters.


Vision Australia

Vision Australia - 7th Feb '12 - 6.00pm for 6.30pm – Garden Rooms, Crown Towers Hotel.

Vision Australia is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision.


Meet our Rotarian Partners in the Rotary Club of BaliTaman

Over the years we have been working very closely with the Rotary Club of Bali Taman.  Meet them on Facebook today.


Downloadable Upcoming events schedule!

October is a big month For Rotary including Personal Networking, the Gala Rotary Community Service Awards, Rotary Working Bee at Stella Maris Centre (installing new carpets), Vocational visit with the St Kilda and Yarraville Clubs as well as talk on the Lord Somers Camp & Power House

Download your monthly calendar of Southbank events here now in PDF.


Club Projects Night Planning Session

Club Projects Night Planning Session - 14th Feb '12 - 6.00pm for 6.30pmSotano Wine + Tapas Bar, Hilton Melbourne South Wharf.

We will be meeting at Sotano Wine + Tapas Bar to discuss and plan for our upcoming club projects.

Please Click Here to register your attendance.

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Membership and Information Night

If you have always wanted to help the community and belong to an organisation leading in community service, then you are invited to the Southbank Membership and Information Night – 21st Feb '126pm for 6.30pm start.


For printable PDF invite click here

To read full details


Federation Square Lights Up to “End Polio Now”

Melbourneʼs Federation Square is currently displaying the End Polio Now logo along with video information about the history of the eradication of this crippling disease which is now 99% complete.  With India being declared as Polio Free just over one year ago, we are now down to just 3 countries left in the world with current outbreaks of Polio.

The illumination will run from 25 to 27 February.


Vocational Visit: HUB Melbourne

6th March '12 - 6pm **PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START**. HUB Melbourne, Level 3, Donkey Wheel House 673 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000

We will be meeting at HUB Melbourne and hosted by CEO and Co-Founder Brad Krauskopf. Brad is an entrepreneur, innovator and facilitator who works at the forefront of the emerging coworking movement.


Gallipoli - The Turkish Story

13th March 2012
6 for 6:30 pm

Crown Towers Hotel - Southbank

Australia's history with Turkey is a very special one.  Born out of the ANZAC battles during World War I, through conflict and camaraderie, a very special relationship between the two countries has developed.

Fellow Rotarian and Turkish historian, Dr V. John Basarin will share with us the Turkish perspective of Gallipoli and the Turkish connection with the ANZAC legacy.

Sam Bramham - Paralympian

Upcoming Event - 24th April 2012

Born without his right femur due to unknown circumstances, Sam had his right leg amputated at the age of five which enabled him to wear a prosthetic. Never letting his disability get in the way, Sam has played a number of sports including AFL football, Rugby, Kayaking and even captained his school water polo team.

Come and hear Sam talk aobut his journey


Justin Giddings - CEO - Avalon Airport

3rd April 2012 - Come and hear the latest developments at this fast growing airport.


Club Dinner - Emerald Hotel

Due to the unavailability of Crown this week, a few members have suggested it would be nice to meet at the last dinner venue we had before Christmas last year. So we will be meeting for drinks and dinner at the Emerald Hotel.

Address: 415 Clarendon Street  South Melbourne VIC 3205

Date: Tuesday, 20th March 2012

Time: 6pm for 6.30pm

Rotary District 9800 District Assembly

Sunday 20th May 2012, 8.30pm - 1.00pm with BBQ lunch to follow.

Baden Powell College, 81 Baden Powell Drive, Tarneit

Now is the time to take the enthusiasm you have gained from conference and learn about how you can apply your leadership skills in your various roles in the club.


Rotary District 9800 Changeover

1st July 2012

District Governor Keith Ryall and incoming District Governor Dennis shore invite you and your partner to join them for this annual event.

Ths years' event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Melbourne.  Please refer to the link below for further details or contact Rotary Club of Southbank to join our table.


Contact! At the Comedy Festival

We will be going to watch the show - CONTACT!

Contact! was a crowd favourite when presented in development as part of the Arts Centre’s new music theatre series, Carnegie 18 in January 2011. Now they’re playing on centre court with the full-length production featuring some of Australia’s most exciting new operatic talents.

Fairfax Studio - Arts Centre Melbourne

Tuesday April 17th 2012 at 6:45pm at Fairfax foyer

Note: Rotary of Southbank group bookings have now closed but please contact the following for individual bookings.

Bookings:, 1300 182 183, Ticketmaster 1300 660 013 & at the door

Trek Kokoda... a journey of strength, courage and change

1st May '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown Towers

Senior Constable Del King will be presenting details about the Kokoda Program which began as a program to improve the relationship between local police members and the young people in the Flemington area and promote a shared understanding of each others lives.


Southbank Club Vision 2012 - 2017

In 2017….. Who will win the Grand Final? How long to drive to work?


What will Rotary Southbank look like?


Australian Rotary Success Conference

July 20-22, 2012 - Canberra Hellenic Club

The world of Rotary does not end with our own club.  Those aspiring to bigger and better leadership opportunities are encouraged to attend this years' National Rotary Leaders Conference. Come and learn more about where your future potential lies.


Disaster aid Australia

 15th May '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown Towers

Come and hear how an impassioned commitment was accompanied by a firm resolve to supply an innovative Australian-based humanitarian aid package: one that provides those in need with a new start in family units within their communities.


City of Melbourne - Strengthening the Community

 Tuesday 29th May '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown Towers

Come and learn more about the City of Melbourne's work in community building in our own back yard of Southbank through developing community partnerships.

John Harris from the council's Community Strengthening Branch will outline some of the new community projects in the Southbank and surrounding area including the new Boyd School Community Centre, Southbank Mens Shed and the Docklands Community Garden and tells us more about potential volunteer partnership opportunities between Rotary and the City of Melbourne.


Southbank Club Changeover Dinner

Sat 30 June, 2012 - Alpha Ouzeri Greek Restaurant

President Clinton Wong & President Elect Steven Aquilina welcome you, your partner and friends to celebrate the Community, Culture, Family, Diversity & Internationality of Rotary at the 13th Annual Southbank Rotary Changeover Celebration & New Year's Eve Party.


Tony Keenan - How to help the homeless.

 Tuesday 5th June '126pm for 6.30pm start, Garden Rooms, Crown Towers

Tony Keenan is passionate about community organisations and the the important role volunteers and community members can play in mobilising around issues that affect them. He is the CEO of Hanover Welfare Services, providing essential services to homeless people in Southbank and surrounding areas of Melbourne.

The Rotary Club of Southbank actively supports a number of organisations in addressing homelessness in our community, including our long relationship with Hanover.  Come to this special evening to learn more about what we can do to address homelessness in our community through volunteering with Hanover.


Rotary E-Club of Melbourne

NOW LAUNCHED:  Visit the new Rotary E-Club of Melbourne Website

If your life is full, but you still feel that something is missing, then Rotary Club Membership could be for you

And soon, in our area, there will be an opportunity to join an e-club (suitable for Rotarians who due to work commitments are unable to meet the regular commitments of a weekly meeting at a fixed location.


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