District Rotary 9800

Event News


Farewell Evening for Daryl Mills - Rotary Liaison Officer in East Timor

A special evening of review, thanks and farewell to Daryl Mills is to  be held on Tuesday 26th July, 2016 by The Rotary Club of Balwyn at Greenacres Golf Club Elm Street, Kew starting at 6.15 for 6.45pm.

Daryl’s commitment to Timor Leste over the last 12 years has been outstanding and his legacy lives on through his training of several locals to continue this vital work.

For more information, contact Richard Seeley, Rotary Club of Balwyn.

Tags: rotary club of balwyn,  rotary australia world community service,  east timor

Camberwell Rotary Art Show!

Swinburne University, from 9 to 17 July.

Over 1,500 paintings and all of them will be offered for sale.

A package for clubs to hold a regular meeting at the show is available. It includes  Admission to the Show, Lunch or dinner including a glass of wine, and a free tour of the Show with an art expert. Cost $25 per person for a minimum of 20 people.

To take advantage of this package you must book in advance.

 Geoff Angus,  0408 348 212 or email to geoffangus@bigpond.com.

District 9800 Governor Changeover 2016

Sunday June 26th 2016 RACV Club Melbourne

11:30 am for 12 until 3 PM


Belle Nuit, Nuit D'Amour

19th June, 2016

Rotary Club Caulfield present a Musical Event at St.John's Uniting Church, 567 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick

A concert with Alan Kogosowski (International Pianist and Emily Xiao Wang (Soprano) and Galit Klas (Soprano).  This will be a fun afternoon of music with piano, and two very different style Soloists and will take place in a wonderful old church with great acoustics.

Tickets $25,$20(Concession),

Booking 95701954 or 95327593



Lunch with RI President Nominee Ian Riseley

THE VICTORIAN ROTARY DISTRICTS INVITE YOU TO join Rotary International President Nominee Ian Riseley and Juliet at  lunch and wish them well as they embark on their lead up year before becoming President of Rotary International in 2017-18. Ian will tell us something of the 2 years that lie ahead as he becomes the Fifth Australian to assume the highest office in Rotary.

Sunday June 19th 12:30 for 1.00 pm


Strengthening Rotary Webinar with RI Director Elect Noel Trevaskis

By PDG Jessie Harman

Rotarians from zones 7 and 8 are invited to join incoming RI Director Noel Trevaskis in our next webinar in the ‘Strengthening Rotary’ series.

As Noel prepares to take up his new position on the board of Rotary International, he will share his hopes and plans for Rotary in our region. Noel’s presentation will cover topics at the heart of many Rotarians, including membership, Rotary Foundation grants, public image, and of particular interest recent changes approved by the Council on Legislation. Noel will also share some of his recent experiences preparing for his new role as Director for the period 2017 – 2019.

There are two opportunities to join this forty minute webinar with Noel:
Monday 6 June 2016 at 5.00 pm (AEST) - Friday 10 June 2016 at 8.00 am (AEST) To register for the webinar click HERE   https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6950030965563145219 

and choose your preferred day. Alternatively, contact Jessie Harman at j.harman@federation.edu.au
This is definitely a not-to-be missed event.


Federal Budget in May: A Night with Phil Ruthven AM

This will be a night not to be missed, with an insight into the future of Australian Economy. A Question and Answer session will be held after Mr Ruthven’s address.

8th of June and 6:30 for 7 pm start Cost: $30.00 per person

Fredricks Restaurant, 980 Mt Alexander road, Essendon,

RSVP : Friday 3rd of June, barry@barrycoleman.com.au or 9379 3247


Paul Harris Society Dinner / Newsletter

You are cordially invited to the annual PHS function

Monday, 6 June. 6:00pm for 6:30pm $47.50, for a 2 course meal; including a welcome drink

Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street Carlton.

Panellists will include PDG John Wigley, AG Maria Silber, Bill Oakley, and TRF Alumna Stephanie Woollard

Free parking available


RI Convention 2016 SEOUL Korea 28 May to June 1st

From On To Convention Co-ordinator, Peter Frueh, D9800 District Governor Nominee

Your influence as a club leader goes a long way toward encouraging members to attend. I ask that you make convention promotion a high priority for this year. Make sure members know:

Early Bird registration closes December 15th

  • The Rotary Convention is for all Rotarians, featuring information, activities, and exchanging ideas  
  • Seoul is an amazing destination with so much to offer — history, cuisine, culture, and shopping
  • The convention provides an exciting opportunity to network, meet new people, and make lasting friendships
  • Attendees can participate in a meaningful project in the community

The program features engaging speakers, spectacular entertainment, and House of Friendship events