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'GIVE EVERY CHILD A FUTURE'

The Club's R100 Committee led by Hugh Bucknall was asked to look at how our Club could celebrate the Centenary of Rotary in Australia.  Chris Wang described how the idea of an International Project was developed in a most unique way via the question - Why not seek support from the other three Clubs chartered in 1921 - Sydney, Wellington & Auckland to create a truly Australasian International Project?

All Clubs enthusiastically embraced the idea, a selection process was established and so we have the project:  "Give every Child a Future"

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JOHN MITCHELL INDIGENOUS SCHOLARSHIP

As most of you will know, our Club has supported the indigenous homeland, Donydji or, as it is now known, Gurrumala, for over 15 years, both financially and in kind. Until his sudden death last Christmas, John Mitchell was a key member of the Rotary Subcommittee providing this support and was its Chairman from its inception. 

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Call for 2018 Senior's Award Nominations

Call for 2018 Senior's Award Nominations. Closing date 6th November 2017. 

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2017 Young Achievers Award

The 2017 Young Achievers Award winners Larrissa Miller, Kate Clements and Jasmin Isobel with the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC.

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Responsible Business Award - Stephanie Woollard

Stephanie Woollard, Rotary Peace Fellow and fellow Club Member has won a global award from Rotary International for "Responsible Business," presented at the UN Headquarters, on 12 November 2016. 

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RYLA – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards

RYLA – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards – for District 9800 was held over the week of 27 November to 3 December 2016. The Club, through the Welfare of the Young Committee, sponsored three participants, Emily Dao, Mona Chandra and Jennifer Mitchell.

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2016-2017 Vocational Service Award

The 2016-17 Rotary Club of Melbourne Vocational Service Award recognises the distinguished vocational service of Dr. Catherine Crock AM.

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Seniors Lunch 2017

As part of our Club's on-going committment to offer an outing for elderly folk who are often socially isolated, the Health and Ageing Committee arranged for 35 Senior Citizens who live in supported accommodation to have lunch at Max's Restaurant, Red Hill Estate.

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