A Perth father and son bonding over their love for snorkeling has lead to 10-year-old Rehan Somaweera becoming one of the youngest people in Australia to author a published scientific paper.
You can take a virtual tour of the RI Headquarters including the office of Paul Harris!
During the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person tours of Rotary International are not possible but a new virtual tour makes it easy for members to get a peek .
Rotary Melbourne together with Rotary Central Melbourne and a range of other Victorian Clubs have provided experienced Mentors each year to Victoria Police. The programme has been highly successful. Both mentors and mentees have enjoyed the exchange of experience and insights gained. Mentoring contact is approximately one to two hours per month.
Online only via Zoom
Registration via Humanitix: https://events.humanitix.com/15-sep-rotary-melb-lunch
The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity is participating in an international study of an experimental mRNA COVID vaccine. They are looking for healthy adult volunteers who have not received a COVID vaccine. Reimbursement will be provided for your travel and time.
To find out more, phone The Vaccine and Immunisation Research Group on 8344 9325 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (of which Rotary Melbourne Dr Tilman Ruff is co-president) will be hosting an important web event, "Eliminating the Existential Threat of Nuclear Weapons" September 30, at 11 AM EDT (unfortunately 1 am in Melbourne).
Jim Orchard thanked everyone for purchasing tickets in the annual Rotary Melbourne Around the Bay Raffle supporting the Smith Family Learning for Life Program. Alan Trumble was the lucky winner of a $2000 voucher for purchase of bicycles and bicycle accessories donated by My Ride Collingwood 192 Wellington St Collingwood.
The Rotary Melbourne organised lecture and visit to the NGV 2021 Melbourne Winter Masterpieces French Impressionism: From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on Friday 17th September, unfortunately has had to be cancelled due to covid. Members who had paid to attend have been reimbursed.
Melbourne Rotary welcomed and inducted Stephen Rando, Technologist & ANZ Project Leader, into the Club on 1 September 2021,with the classificationProject Management – Technology. He is extremely passionate about connecting with people to find shared meanings and more specifically inspire others that nothing is impossible!
Ed Tudor, Executive Director of MITS (Melbourne Indigenous Transition School) has shared their latest newsletter here. Their Year 7 and alumni students continue to do themselves and their families proud in spite of the ongoing challenges presented by COVID-19. These remarkable young people are showing extraordinary courage and resilience, working as a team and growing together here in Melbourne.