Sunday, November 26, 2017

First published on April 12 2009 this is the 400th edition

that's about 290,000 hits per year


Australian Rotary Health

Another Rotary year has come and gone and we would like to share some of the highlights of Australian Rotary Health with our friends and supporters.

This publication includes recent research updates, rural and Indigenous scholar experiences, fundraising events, and important financial and organisational information.

To read a digital copy of the Annual Report 2016-2017, click on the button below. We encourage you to share it on social media!

To save more trees, we are no longer mailing hard copies of this publication to everyone, however we do have a limited supply available if you would like to request your own copy.

To receive a copy of the Annual Report 2016-2017 in the mail, please contact the Australian Rotary Health office as soon as possible on: (02) 8837 1900 or

Help ARH Lift the Lid on Mental Illness

Rotary Club of Scarborough

Christmas Cakes and Puddings

Rotary Club of Armadale

Rotary Club of Geraldton

New Flyers

Rotary Club of Hannans



Solve the great Diamond heist and catch the thief to win! 
Starting at 11.00am you will receive Missions on your Smartphone.
 Solve one mission and get a clue to the next mission. 
There will be about 40 missions over 3 hours.
 Winners will the team who solves the missions in the shortest time. 
A random team will be a big winner, 
another will be the best costume and the highest fundraiser. 
Scouts and Guides will receive special prizes and a badge!

Rotary Club of Mill Point

Rotary Club of Rockingham

Rotary Club of Busselton Geographe Bay

A Personal Invitation to the 
2018 Rotary International Convention

Around the Clubs

Rotary Club of Palm Beach

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone that assisted, attended, sponsored,
 donated or otherwise supported the Rotary Club of Palm Beach WA Inc
 in putting on the Rockingham Beach Cup 
. It was a massive undertaking and we are grateful for everyone
 that contributed to this iconic event for Rockingham

 Rotary Club of Harvey

Rotary Club of Perth

Rotary Club of Applecross

Rotary Club of Geraldton

On a perfect Geraldton day we paid tribute to the 645 sailors who lost their lives
 on the HMAS Sydney II on November 19th 1941.
These brave men who fought for our country will always
 be remebered with pride and dignity.

Rotarian Don Rolston Warden of the memorial 
spoke on the significance of the Memorial and the impact it has made to Geraldton,
 now bringing people from all over the world to our town
 to see a Beautiful memorial which is a moving tribute to 645 sailors.

at the Geraldton RSL November 12

Rotary Club of Karrinyup

This week marked the end of an era as Rotary Club of Karrinyup (District 9455) 
handed over the Foodvan to Rotary Club of Ballajura Malaga
 to facilitate their fundraising for charity work.
 The van has given great service over the years but
 with the administration of the Stirling Farmers Market
 now taking up a major part of our human resources, 
it is time to transfer its use and benefits to another club.
 Rotarians working together for humanity!

all shared fellowship, a meal and listened to Barry Sammels
 our Mayor and Rockingham Rotary member who shared
 some amazing and interesting facts about our city.
Feel free to tag yourselves.
Great Food, Great Fellowship, Great Friends and all with the aim 

of working and helping our community at a grass roots level

Rotary Club of Boulder

The guys are down here at Loopline Park supporting White Ribbon Day
. . You can  get your face painted by Rosi the Fairy
. Hopefully she can improve Keiran's but no one is that good..

Rotary Club of Cockburn

Busy Rotary meeting this week as Jeff presented the club with $1000 cheque  from Stockland
 which has been very well spent on microscopes for Schools.

Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay

32 microscopes were presented to East Waikiki Primary School today (21st November
) sponsored privately by Malcolm Pratt who has a long association with the school.
Principal Luke Chatworthy was thrilled to receive this resource for the school 
and responded with a presentation of Certificates of Appreciation 
to Malcolm Pratt, the RC Freshwater Bay and PRID Ken and Coordinator Di Collins

Probus Club of Claremont Swanbourne

Under the guidance of Youth Director, Nishi Galhenage
, the Interact Club of Freshwater Bay held a movie night at Moerlina School
 (thank you Dir. Perette for the use of the community room) .
Great turn out with $400 being raised for Travis Fitch's 12 Buckets.

 Travis made a presentation to the Club earlier in the year 

Rotary Club of Scarborough

Rotary Club of Armadale

Nischal  Pandey
Banner Exchange with AG Rtn Peter Warren
 from Rotary Club of Armadale, District 9465, Western Australia —

Rotary Club of Belmont

Legends Day

Belmont Rotary Club Back row Left to right.

President Peter A, Slade Jones ( Mike Terry Award)

Front Row L to R 

Legend Jim Reagan, Fred Kersley (Jim Reagan Award)
; Legend Mike Terry, David Psaila (Stan Perron Award), Legend Stan Perron. 

Giving the awards were Sam Glazier ( Stan Perron Award) Belmont City College. Bernie Ryan (Jim Reagan Award)
 Perth Racing Kevin Terry (Mike Terry award) Hertz Truck Rentals 
Each presented a cheque for $2.000

Mike Terry made a living Legend replacing Wilf Jackson
. DOB 12/01/1937 Joined Belmont Rotary 1/6/1978 President 1973/74

Rotary Club of Como

John Percival receiving Roadbend Motors Valued Supporters Certificate.
....Roadbend Motors have been supporters of the Car Show since it’s inception
. Please pass on our thanks to Graham and the Roadbend team

Como Rotary thanked its valued sponsors of the RCComo Annual Car Show
 by hosting a dinner and information night....
...thanks to everyone for a great night .

Rotary Club of Fremantle

Some pics of our Japanese students from last week
. We hope they have a pleasant stay
 and get to see and learn heaps about WA

Rubbing shoulders with Rotary International Fremantle branch 
for their new young people in business network initiative.
 Thanks for having us along and inviting us to be a part of this exciting group! 

Rotary Club of Batavia Coast

Mike Bell, District Superintendent, was presented with a cheque
 to go towards Police Legacy WA
 - these proceeds were part of the profits that came out of the
 Club's Annual Wild West Bike Tour.
 What an honour to do our little bit to support 
the families of the officers that have lost their lives

Rotary Club of Swan Districts

This morning our Club met at Dome Kalamunda
 to catch up with our good friend and past Rotary Member Ray Hardy
. He was given 5 minutes to speak but we’re happy to let him have more time. 
He spoke about how he first met Peter Perich along with many more stories.

Fantastic support from last nights VIP Event at the Midland Harvey Norman

Rotary Club of Swan Valley

Faye Barrett, president-elect of the Rotary Club of Spalding and Welland, UK 
took some time out of her holiday to Australia to come
 and talk to us about their fantastic project - "Rotary Young Chef Competition".
 This project is a well-established and successful competition organised
 and promoted by Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland.
 It is a four-stage national competition to support and encourage development 
of cookery skills in young people between the ages of 11 to 17.

Rotary Club of Cambridge

 (24 November) junior cricket sausage sizzle at Wembley Districts Cricket club is being done by
 Peter and Leonie Pearse, Peter McSkimming and Jim Berry.
 Here they are seen wit Jeremy and Jeanette Wood who brought supplies.
 Pic by Patricia Lobo.

Rotary Club of Kwinana

Rotary Club of West Perth

What a great club day assisting the Big Pram Walk today at Elizabeth Quay. 
Heaps of mums and dads, mums, dads and mums and mums (like mum's mum)
 all out in the open air having a wonderful time. 
Teams and families all joined in
. Over 30 club members and friends and family were on hand volunteering
 as marshalls around the course. 
Tony Delich and Dennis Hartley were superb in their coordination.
 Walkers were very appreciative of the event with funds raised
 going to raise awareness to raise for perinatal anxiety and depression
 and funds for charity partner Gidget Foundation.
 A great day.

Rotary Club of Kenwick

Presentation to long serving Rotarian Andrew Heddle on his 80th birthday. 

Rotary Club of Kalgoorlie

The Rotary Club of Kalgoorlie raffle draw last night. 
Two scrutineers ensured there were 300 numbered balls.
 They then removed 12 balls with the numbers of tickets that were not sold. 
Then 13 balls dropped out of the barrel, one by one
, with the number of each being checked by the scrutineers.

1st Prize: Ticket 216 Matt,
2nd Prize: Ticket 9 Kylie Owen
3rd Prize: Ticket 266 Ciara Oldham
10 x $100 Prizes to
Ticket 77 Sonya Barton
Ticket 13 Denyse & Paul McCamish
Ticket 237 Mike Thompson
Ticket 64 Evelyn Turnock
Ticket 101 Marlene Fry
Ticket 120 Bodean
Ticket 27 George Passmore
Ticket 37 Russell Tierney
Ticket 75 Ross & Yvonne Collins
Ticket 257 Debbie Axel
Official results will be published in the Kalgoorlie Mine
 on Wednesday 29 November.

Goldfields. Mid West and South Coast tour

D9465 students hosted by the Mandurah Clubs for Peel week

Peel Week dinner tonight was enjoyable.
 Thanks to Mandurah City for hosting the night
 & Rachel for pulling Peel Week together.

Big Thankyou to the Mandurah Surf Life Saving Club 
for putting on a fantastic day for the District 9465 Rotary Youth Exchange students.
 They have hosted us for the Friday of Peel Week 
for the last few years and it is always a fantastic day.

Bridge climb in Sydney

Rotary Club of Esperance Bay

Phil Cordery and President Gary with outbound students
 Ellen Timmins and Joshua Van Staden

Briefing for Metro Students

With Parents 

Picture of the Week

Seen in Kalgoorlie

They say growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional.
 No one epitomizes this as much as President Jim

Club and District Flyers


Rotary Club of Crawley










Where Did I Park My Donkey

If you have ever had trouble finding your car
 in a parking lot then you’ll understand the frustration
 this man experiences as he tries to remember
 where he parked his donkey.
 Many donkeys look similar so when they are all
 parked together it can be very confusing
 to find your donkey.

Fun evening with Mentalist Lior Suchard ,
 Gerard Butler and friends 
are blown away in a Funny experience

Western Australia

 view of Perth from the Kings Park Walk