District Rotary 9800

Current Projects

Below are a sample of the projects undertaken by Rotarians in our district.  For more, click through our various Avenues of Service on the Left hand menu.


Community Service

Rotary is an organisation dedicated to local and international communities. Rotary Clubs work within their local communities to implement projects and activities that improve life for all in the community.

Australian Rotary Health Great Australian Bike Ride


The Great Australian Bike Ride was a nine-stage ride around the country that began in Melbourne on March 21st 2009 and finished back in Melbourne on October 10th 2009. This was a wonderful opportunity to be involved in a healthy challenge for a good cause.

The purpose of the ride was to raise money for mental health research and education programs funded by Australian Rotary Health; the largest non-government funding body of mental health research programs in Australia.

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Australian Rotary Health Great Australian Bike Ride

International Service

International Service encompasses efforts to expand Rotary's humanitarian reach around the world and to promote world understanding and peace. It includes everything from contributing to PolioPlus to helping Rotary Youth Exchange students adjust to their host countries.

Village Women and Children project

The Rotary Club of Kew’s soap-makers’ training program, established in 2005, is a successful grass-roots micro-economic initiative. It has provided village women with the ability to feed and clothe their children (in a country where infant mortality and malnutrition are amongst the highest in the world), and has also bolstered their self esteem and dignity. Read More

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Buy hand made soaps from East Timor

New Generations Service

New Generations Service recognises the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, service projects, and exchange programs.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) - Leadership Training, Confidence, Realise your potential!

The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a week long residential program conducted annually and is aimed at encouraging and developing leadership, personal development and social skills. Read more

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)

Vocational Service

Vocational Service involves club members serving others through their professions and aspiring to high ethical standards. Rotarians, as business leaders, share skills and expertise through their vocations, and they inspire others in the process.

"Shine On" Awards

An Australia-wide Rotary award that recognises outstanding service by persons with disabilities who disregard their disabilities in reaching their goals to serve others. Clubs may nominate persons who meet the criteria. All nominees receive recognition with a Certificate of Commendation. Read more

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