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Promote your business advertise in the directory

Have you ever thought about the great network that you could advertise your company to. Rotary Melbourne is currently seeking advertisers for the next edition of the members Directory 24-25. The cost to advertise is $880 for colour and $440 for B&W full page advert. Contact Jo at the office if you are interested.   

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Rosie Batty AO's Address to the National Press Club

The link attached is a powerful presentation earlier this week by Rosie Batty on family violence at the National Press Club in Canberra. Rosie cited some alarming statistics and this quote resonated: 'gender inequality and violence against women go hand in hand.' by Peter Berg

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WEHI visit 4 April 24

A delegation of Rotary Melbourne members and guests were warmly welcomed to WEHI on Thursday 4 April 24.      

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Vale Bev Brock OAM

It is with great sadness that Rotary Melbourne advises the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Bev Brock. Bev passed away on Sunday 7 April 2024 at her home in Melbourne, surrounded by her family. A Memorial service to be announced.        

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Loss of two tireless and fearless advocates for young people

Rotary Melbourne were saddened this month with the deaths of two tireless and fearless advocates for young people, Joe Tucci of the Australian Childhood Foundation and Les Twentyman, founder of the Les Twentyman Foundation.   

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Last Week's Evening Conversation 3 April 2024

At the Rotary Melbourne Evening Conversation on Wednesday 3 April 24 we Rotrians, Rotoracts and friends packed 12,000 meal packs for FORaMEAL.   

      

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Thomas Baker Oration on 24 April 2024 BOOK NOW

Rotary Melbourne is delighted to announce that Dr Doug Hilton AO has accepted the Club’s invitation to be the eighth Orator to commemorate the life and works of our Past President Thomas Baker and will speak on the topic 'If science is to save us'. This is also a Partners Day so dont miss out and BOOK NOW.             

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Rotary International President Visit

The combined Rotary Districts in Victoria are honoured to be hosting Rotary International President Gordon McInally at two different events in June.     

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Next Meeting Wednesday 10 April 24

Guest Speaker Dr Chantel Thornton, Specialist Breast Cancer Surgeon - Partners Day

Time/Date Wednesday 10 April 24 @ 12.30 for 12.50 - 2.00pm 

Venue No35 Sofitel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price: Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings & Information: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-10-april.    

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Reflection by Robert Fisher 27 March 24

Thank you to Robert Fisher for your reflection on Wednesday 27 March 24. Your editor apologises for not including Robert's reflection in last week's Bulletin.         

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Four-Way-Test re-imagined at International Assembly

Rotary Melbourne member and Past District Governor, Amanda Wendt was invited by Rotary International President-elect Stephanie Urchick to present at the International Assembly in Orlando, Florida earlier in January. What is the true value of the Four-Way Test? A grievance against members we disagree with? Or, the principles for visionary leadership.     

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Jo becomes a Grandmother to twin girls

Congratulations on Jo Mavros becoming a grandmother to two beautiful cherub granddaughters Eleni and Nina (pink hat), both born around 2kg at noon Friday 5th April 24.

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Rotoract club of Siem Reap

The International Programs Committee of Rotary Melbourne have been supporting Rotaractor Tangly Ton Siem Reip through the Cambodian Rural Students Trust. This is a lovely opportunity to know more about the good work Tangly is doing and see our investment in action.The Rotary eClub 9790 meeting on 4th April 24 provided Tangly Ton to present on their current projects. Here is the link to the recording. https://youtu.be/bPhF5zhDTdc

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D9800 Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar visits Melbourne

Some 12 years ago Katie Stjernholm, an Ambassadorial Scholar was coming to do her Masters at Melb Uni and Past President Phil Endersbee was asked to be her mentor.       

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SBS Podcast on Domestic Violence

A powerful SBS podcast by Tarang Chawla: 'From grief to activism', on domestic violence that illustrates the importance of the Rotary SAFE Families information program. Please note some people may find the language offensive. Click HERE to view the video.      

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Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children Newsletter March 24

ROMAC provides surgical treatment for children in Australia and New Zealand from developing countries from our Pacific Region in the form of Life Giving and/or dignity restoring surgery not accessible to them in their home country.

If you would like to read the latest ROMAC Chairman's Message and articles on successful medical cases for March 2024 please click on this link

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Our Newest Paul Harris Fellow - Bill Pickett

At the Rotary Melbourne meeting on 27 March 24 we witnessed the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow Award to Bill Pickett.      

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Update from ESRAG April 2024

This month the Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Action Group (ESRAG) newsletter ESRAG April 2024 Volume 8 Issue 10 features an article titled 'Rotary responds to the health harms of climate change'.

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Last Week's Meeting 27 March 2024

At the Rotary Melbourne meeting on Wednesday 27 March 24 Clementine Lucas, Head of Philanthropy at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Australia spoke on the topic ‘Growing Philanthropy in Australia – Why a culture of giving matters’.   

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Wed 3 April 24 Evening Conversation: FORaMEAL packing

Wednesday 3 April 24 5.50 for 6.00 - 7.00pm Evening Conversation: FORaMEAL packing

Venue RMIT  ROOM 3 SECOND FLOOR, Building 80 RMIT University 435-457 Swanston St, Melbourne 

Register https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-3-apr

BOOK NOW!   

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New Books for a New Nation MOU

In 2017, Rotary Melbourne signed an MOU with the Minister for Education in Timor Leste for the publication and shipment of a series of books written by Kirsty Sword Gusmao, Timor’s first lady to enhance the opportunities for school children in Timor to have access to publications in Tetun and Portuguese for reading. Several books were written, published, and sent to Timor via Donations In Kind (DIK).

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10 Tips For An Eco-Friendly Road Trip

Have a road trip in mind! Planet Ark have rounded out their top ten tips to help you make environmentally conscious choices as you hit the road on your next adventure.      

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Bacnotan La Union Water Filtration Handover Project

Once fresh clean water, then to toxic polluted water aptly describe the Baroro Bacnotan northern Philippine watershed in late 2021. The heightened waterborne illnesses in children and women led Melbourne Rotary with D9800 Ortigas Center Rotary to provide two Skyhydrant water filtration units to the rural villages of Baroro and Pandan.     

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Greenline wins on the national stage

The City of Melbourne are thrilled to announce the Greenline Project masterplan has been named a winner at the 2024 Australian Urban Design Awards.     

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Networker 2023-2024 Issue 8: March 24

For the 8th edition of District 9800 February 24 Networker for 2023-2024, please click here. In this issue they cover articles from around District 9800, including that the Rotary Showcase will open to the Bendigo public.

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