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Aboriginal Workshops and Markets Bare Island La Perouse

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Are you interested in local Aboriginal culture? Keen to support Aboriginal enterprises that contribute to community economic development? Participate in tours, workshops and visit the market at Bare Island, La Perouse – launching Sunday April 6th and continuing on the first Sunday of every month. Learn about shell-work art, spear making or weaving. Or take […]

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Applications for National Youth Science Forum Open

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National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is the only program in Australia that offers students at the end of Year 11 the chance to test-drive careers in the sciences. Applications are now open! Students experience university life through living on campus, participating in experiments in labratories and also have the opportunity to visit a wide range […]

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New Member Laurence Jones

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At our meeting on 25th March, new member Laurence Jones became part of the Rotary family. Laurence works for a specialist insurance firm as a safety and operations consultant for ports across the world. Through helping the ports to improve their operations, he is able to assist them to reduce their risks, which in turn […]

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Brainstorming Night

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Rotary activities are created by members, so what we invest our time and fundraising dollars in is driven by the passions of our members and how well we understand the needs of people at home and abroad.┬áThe aim of the brainstorming night was to discover more about what our members care about and what we […]

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Kim Ellis Exec Director Sydney Parklands

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Kim Ellis, Executive Director of Sydney Parklands and Royal Botanic Gardens shared a really down to earth, informative update about the amalgamation of the Sydney Parklands (Centennial Park and Moore Park) and Royal Botanic Gardens (including the Domain, Mt Annan and Mt Tomah) with our club on Tuesday 11th March. Although each organisation will retain […]

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East Timor Water Project

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Water Sanitation is one of the six Rotary areas of focus- something that Rotary at an international level has recognised as one of the most game-changing interventions that can save lives and lift people out of poverty. Children who die young or are sick too often never get the chance to be properly educated and […]

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SHIFT2014 Conference Great Success

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On Saturday 1st March, more than 500 delegates (50% Rotary members and 50% general public) attended the inaugural Shift2014 conference. The event was a great success and the whole room was buzzing with energy. The audience was blown away by inspiring insights and practical tips about how to perform better in business, life and our […]

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Afrika Tikkun and Nelson Mandela

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At our meeting on 25th February, Richard Lubner, Executive Director of Afrika Tikkun, gave an emotive account of his families work improving education, health and opportunity in impoverished communities in South Africa. His father, businessman Dr Bertie Lubner and the late Chief Rabbi Cyril Harris founded the organisation. In 1995 Nelson Mandela visited one of […]