Community Projects

 

Healing the Hurt

Beginning as a response to the Victorian Commission on Family Violence in 2017, the Healing the Hurt project focused on the needs of children  who live in traumatic situations. While there are numerous agencies and therapists who support families, they lack the specialised training to treat trauma.

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Rotary SAFE Families

Welcome to our Rotary Melbourne 100 Year Initiative - Rotary SAFE Families.  Become part of the solution in the prevention of family and elder abuse and locate support for anyone abused or in danger of abuse.

You can become an Ambassador for SAFE Families - Stopping Abuse in Families Everywhere.

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SUPPORTING THE ENVIRONMENT

Rotary's Seventh Area of Focus

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PETER CLARK - END HEPATITIS NOW

Peter Clark presented our Rotary Melbourne initiative:  "End Hepatitis Now" as one of the five R100 Centenary Projects.

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PETER ROGERS - INTERACTIVE WATER TRAILER

Past President Peter Rogers presented a Rotary Melbourne 100 Year Project: Interactive Water Trailer - End Trachoma 2020. 

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REG SMITH - GATHERING OF KINDNESS PROJECT

Gathering of Kindness, a Rotary 100 Years Project

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END TRACHOMA TRAILER UPDATE 2020

Past President Peter Rogers wrote:  "You will be pleased to hear that our Mk2 version of Interactive Face Washing Trailer is nearing completion in the Darwin workshops of our partner Inpex.

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END HEPATITIS NOW PROJECT UPDATE

The End Hepatitis Now project was launched in late 2019. A Rotary Melbourne partnership has been formed with Hepatitis Victoria.

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TAKING WATER TO THE PEOPLE

Nganampa Health Council showed the following on Facebook this week.  Pic shows a water trailer designed and made by Ross Engineering in Alice Springs and funded by SA Health and will be used at "sorry" camps, bush camps and meetings to enable face and hand washing.  

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SIGNING MOU WITH LAUNCH HOUSING

Picture shows President Kevin and Launch Housing's CEO, Bevan Walker signing a MOU which signifies a continuing Rotary Melbourne support of Launch Housing's mission to house the homeless.  James Pullar, Richard Parker, Phil Cornish have been instrumental in this relationship.

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ENDING HOMELESSNESS FORUM

Summary of the Ending Homelessness forum, by Marion Macleod, which was facilitated at the Multi District Conference 2019.  This forum was outstanding and generated much discussion and interest.

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END TRACHOMA BY 2020

Led by the Rotary Club of Melbourne, the EndTrachoma by 2020 project unites Rotary clubs across Australia, to work towards eliminating trachoma by preventing the spread of infection that causes this avoidable blindness.  This project is endorsed by 2017-18 Rotary International President, Australian Ian Riseley, and Zone Director Noel Trevaskis, and has been endorsed as a project to commemorate Rotary Australia’s centenary year in 2021.  

 

 

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