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Guest Speaker: Mark Anderson, long standing General Manager, Club & Membership at the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC)

Topic 'Finals Fever at the "G"'

Time/Date Wednesday 27 September 23 @ 12.30pm-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-27-sep

Chairman Bernie McIntosh      

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Update from ESRAG October 2023

This month the Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Action Group (ESRAG) newsletter ESRAG October 2023 Volume 8 Issue 4 features an article titled 'Rotary's top leaders to attend COP 28'. For the first time, Rotary will have a pavilion and programing in the Blue Zone at this year’s UN Climate Conference – COP 28 - which will take place in Dubai from Nov. 30 to Dec. 12. Rotary’s senior leaders will attend with a significantly expanded delegation including four ESRAG members. The Conference of the Parties (COP) is convened by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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HAT DAY - Australian Rotary Health Lift the Lid on Mental Health 

Guest Speaker: David Cox, Founder Guitars For Veterans Australia 

Topic 'Where Words Fail, Music Speaks'

Time/Date Wednesday 4 October 23 @ 12.30pm-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-4-oct

Chairman Graham O'Donnell      

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Help us Find 2023's Best Volunteer - Now

Rotary Melbourne Sir John Reid Community Service Award 2023 is now open for applications which close this Wednesday 23rd October 2023.     

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Join our No Food Waste Challenge with SecondBite

Join with Rotary Melbourne’s team to complete SecondBite's No Food Waste Challenge this September. It is a 21-day challenge where our participants will aim to reduce their food waste. Rotary Melbourne has a long history with SecondBite, including years of volunteering at Melbourne’s Markets to collect food from stallholders that would otherwise go to waste. Read more to sign up and help us reach our target. Every $1 you raise will help SecondBite distribute up to five meals for people in need.

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Photo Gallery Welcome to Spring Cocktails

On Wednesday 13th September 2023 we partnered with The Hush Foundation for a special gathering of kindness and “Welcome to Spring Cocktail Party” with the Invictus Quartet.🎶🎻
Hush’s vision - now more important than ever - is to transform the culture of health care through the Arts to improve outcomes for patients, families and healthcare workers. A bit of kindness goes a long way. 💙 #5000actsofkindness #rotarymelbourne

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Collins Street Peregrine Falcon 3 Eggs Laid

The 3 eggs have been laid commencing on 4 September at 367 Collins Street Melbourne. Now we wait until end of September or early October to hatch. Stay tuned for more updates. To view the live stream click HERE

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Latest Acts of Kindness

This week, members and friends have performed even more Acts of Kindness, as we strive for our target of 5000, including spending time with mentors, past teachers and taking family on day trips from their aged care facility. 

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Guest Speaker: Dr Helen Durham AO, CEO RedR Australia.

Topic 'Humanitarian action in a challenging world: from Ukraine to Samoa, supporting people, building systems'

Time/Date Wednesday 20 September 23 @ 12.30pm-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-20-sep

Chairman Robert Fisher      

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Photo Gallery 2023 Angus Mitchell Oration

Rotary Melbourne celebrated its 5000th club meeting on Wednesday 30th August 2023 by holding the 53rd annual Angus Mitchell Oration with special guest speaker, former Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard, with approximately 300 in attendance in the Grand Ballroom of the Sofitel on Collins, Melbourne.

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Launch of 5000 Acts of Kindness

To celebrate our historic 5000th Club Meeting on 30th August 2023, Rotary Melbourne has launched its 5000 Acts of Kindness project.       

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Rotary Adelaide Centenary

On 24th August 1923, members of the Rotary Club of Melbourne set up a meeting of prominent South Australians to form the Rotary Club of Adelaide. Past President Adrian flew to Adelaide last week to celebrate their centenary with them at the iconic Adelaide Oval.

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Guest Speaker: Catherine Taylor, International Trade Manager - Dairy Australia, Former Australian Consul-General to Osaka, Japan

Topic 'The importance of investing in trade relationships'

Time/Date Wednesday 6 September 23 @ 12.30pm-2.00pm

Venue No35 Sofitel Melbourne on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Bookings https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-6-sep

Chairman Chris Wang      

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Update from ESRAG September 2023

This month the Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Action Group (ESRAG) newsletter ESRAG September 2023 Volume 8 Issue 3 features an article titled 'Rotarians Tackling Plastic Pollution'.

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Monash Medal published in Latrobe Valley Express

Richard Elkington the 2023 Monash Medal recipient has provided a copy of an article from the Latrobe Valley Express this week.      

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0808 Battle of Amiens 2023 Ceremony at the Shrine

A number of Rotary Melbourne members attended the 0808@0800 service at the Shrine on Tuesday 8 August 23. The service commemorated the 105th Anniversary of the Australian Victory at the Battle of Amiens, 8 August 1918 by the Australian Army Corps led by Sir John Monash, Lieutenant-General, Commander. Australian Corps.     

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Our Assisting Homelessness project had a big Monday

On  Monday 7 August 23, our Make A House a Home project (MAHAH) delivered 15 sets (30 tea-chest boxes) of new homeware to Launch Housing’s front line offices in Dandenong and St Kilda.        

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Speaker: Prof. Elaine Saunders, Biomedical Engineer, Audiological Scientist

Topic: 'Hearing loss: more of a problem than we thought'

Date/Time Wednesday 2 August 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-2-aug       

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Speaker Dr Rod Irwin, CEO, Author, Speaker, Founder, Get Wired for Success P/L

Topic: 'How to Wire Your Brain for Success'

Date/Time Wednesday 26 July 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-26july       

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Speaker Dr Sonja Hood, CEO Community Hubs Australia, President North Melbourne Football Club

Topic: 'Building Bridges through empowering Communities with the Spirit of Football'

Date/Time Wednesday 19 July 12.30 for 12.50 – 2.00pm

Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins also Online via Zoom

Price Lunch $60 via Zoom $10

Chairman Quin Scalzo

Registration: https://events.humanitix.com/rotary-melb-19-july         

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Home of the District Governor

Rotary Melbourne was proud to be the club of 2022-23 Rotary District 9800 Governor Amanda Wendt. Amanda was our club's 10th District Governor, our first female, and the youngest in the District's history.

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David Wittner Mentoring Award – Chris Wang

Congratulations to Chris Wang who received this year's David Wittner Mentoring Award for his outstanding work in Rotary Melbourne in many areas including mentoring.    

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Forth Bridge Award 2022-23 - Mary Barry

The Forth Bridge Award for 2022-23, is well-deserved by Mary Barry.  Mary's award was for her contribution to the Rotary International Convention as Chair of the Host Organising Committee. Congratulations Mary.  

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Our Newest Paul Harris Fellow - Amanda Wendt

At the Rotary Melbourne meeting on 28 June 23 we witnessed the presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow 3 Sapphire Award to Amanda Wendt. We congratulate Amanda on her year as District Governor and thank her and the 2022/23 leadership team for inspiring our district with unlimited enthusiasm, and demonstrating commitment to Service Above Self.

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Education stalwart honoured by AM award

Rotary Melbourne Club’s Past President Dr Peter Rogers was one of the first students who attended Monash University’s campus in 1961 when its buildings were surrounded by paddocks. An article appeared recently in the North West City News on Peter.     

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