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Welcome- Rotary Tasmania, District 9830, with 47 Clubs and 1450 members, encompasses all of Tasmania, the smallest and most southern of the states of Australia.   You will find details of  where Rotary Clubs meet and how to contact our Clubs. Our website illustrates humanitarian and community projects carried out through Rotary Tasmania.  Our  District Governor is  Ken Moore.

Documents  from Rotary Tasmania District Training Assembly


Coming Events

Further details of Club Events here

 

News update

  • Rotary Peace Fellowship Applications
    Applications for Rotary Peace Fellowships are now available from your local Rotary Club.   Details here.
  • Thanks from the  Murphy Creek Progress Association
  • A new project in Nepal gives  support for BALJYOTI PRIMARY SCHOOL PROJECT.
    Thanks for helping to add walls, provide running water, build a toilet, provide books and other teaching aids?
  • Rotary Tasmania Directory for 2014 -2015  available to download.  Includes updates to 30 January 2015.

This is Rotary…

What would it take to change the world? We’re working on it. Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide.

Rotary Tasmania has  48 Rotary Clubs  including our  newest  Club, Derwent Valley, based at New Norfolk.
Three Rotaract Clubs provide for those in the 18 -30 age group.

Some Rotary Clubs, such as Hobart City Central  and Tamar Sunrise cater specifically for younger professionals.

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Thank you, Days for Girls International for welcoming our Launceston Area Team here in northern Tasmania as an official DfG Team! Thanks to Gloria & her team at the Rotary International Convention in May, last year, for giving Henrietta & me the idea to bring back to our Rotary friends & others. Thanks, also, to Susan, in Hobart, southern Tas. for getting us enthused and started last July. The highlight for us, Christmas Week was to have a Rotarian from Youngtown Rotary Club deliver our first 50 kits to the Sydney Group for distribution the Outback Australia, early January! We're hoping there may be some photos! To begin 2015, on 21 January, we shared afternoon tea to celebrate our Team registration AND being presented with a cheque for $1,000.00 for the purchase of fabrics and printing of pamphlets etc. This is part of a partnership Grant from Rotary District 9830 (Tasmania) and the Rotary Club of Evandale, our local club. I've added this pic of our first 50 kits being delivered in Sydney. Thanks George!
Thank you for welcoming our Launceston Area Team here in northern Tasmania! Thanks to Gloria & her team at the Rotary International Convention in May, last year, for giving Henrietta & me the idea to bring back to our Rotary friends & others. Thanks, also, to Susan, in Hobart, southern Tas. for getting us enthused and started last July. The highlight for us, Christmas Week was to have a Rotarian from Youngtown Rotary Club deliver our first 50 kits to the Sydney Group for distribution to Outback Australia, early January! We're hoping there may be some photos! To begin 2015, on 21 January, we shared afternoon tea to celebrate our Team registration AND being presented with a cheque for $1,000.00 for the purchase of fabrics and printing of pamphlets etc. This is part of a partnership Grant from Rotary District 9830 (Tasmania) and the Rotary Club of Evandale, our local club. I've added this pic of our first 50 kits being delivered in Sydney. Thanks George!
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To celebrate Rotary International's current theme the Rotary Clubs of Brighton, Claremont, Derwent Valley and Glenorchy are offering a free Lantern Festival to the Community. Prior to the event schools, aged care facilities, ethnic groups and general public are invited to enter a competition to make their own lanterns (floating and hanging). On the evening the lanterns will be displayed and judged according to various categories and prizes will be given. Entertainment will be provided by students from Claremont College and the Chinese Community. LED candles, BBQ food and drinks will be available for purchase. Free parking will be available at the Derwent Entertainment Centre.
Montrose Foreshore Community Park 6pm 28th March 2015.
Make your own lantern and join us!
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Rotary’s National PolioPlus chairs report on eradication efforts.

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Why join Rotary? Some reasons here.. Interested???? — ,You can get involved with Rotary Tasmania, District 9830.
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Information for Clubs

The Rotary Foundation

This is Rotary’s “charity” arm.  Rotary Tasmania  Clubs through individual Rotarian’s efforts gave over $115 000 in the previous Rotary year. Some of this money (60%) is returned to the District and is available to Clubs through the grant scheme.

Foundation grants support Rotarians’ efforts to change lives and serve communities. Through District grants we are able to assist clubs and the district to address immediate needs in their local communities, nationally and abroad provided they are aligned with the Foundation’s mission of, “Doing good in the World”.

For further information check the grants page or contact PDG Michael Perkins.


Rotary Tasmania Clubs support …

… a wide variety of activities, to highlight some of them …

Projects in Nepal

Rotary Tasmania, District 9830,   recently signed a District Relationship Agreement between our District and District 3292 in Nepal. A closer relationship has resulted and a number of joint projects between our two Districts are being undertaken.

‘Gift of Sight’ Eye Project, Nepal

“They came most partially blind, some totally blind; but with hardly an exception they departed with vision restored.” Reported from our February 2013 visit . Visits will occur each February.
Eye camp Nepal

We are making a difference

This project is conducted by the Rotary Club of Hetauda in November and February each year and our district has welcomed the opportunity to provide funding.   We are making a difference and those Rotarians able to attend a camp will not forget the look of amazement and joy on the face of a blind person able to see again.

Hetauda Support Project, Hetauda, Nepal

A project to provide fresh drinking water to a secondary school, construct a toilet block for a technical training centre and other community projects to improve health and education of the community of Hetauda, Nepal.

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How water was delivered prior to our project.

Donate to this project via Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) secure site

More details of our Nepal Projects here Updated 11 Nov 2013


Street Swags

A bag with room for extra belongings, the street swag is designed for those living on the streets.  It is estimated that there are some 1,020 or more people sleeping rough in Tasmania each night.swags

Donate to this project through RAWCS

More information  Coordinating Club: Rotary Club of South LauncestonP Les Grant (M): 0428 312 633  (W) 6331 2633
Email: lgrantfs@bigpond.net.au


Food Plant Solutions – formerly Learn ♦ Grow Program

Global food shortages are looming as the single greatest threat to mankind! But there is a simple solution food plants that grow and thrive naturally where they are best adapted.
Food Plant Solutions is a visionary project based on the lifetime work of agricultural scientist, Bruce French, from Tasmania. He has compiled the world’s most comprehensive food plant database.

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Food in the Solomons

Food Plant Solutions prime objective is to provide resources, information and technical support to food aid providers so they can help people in need learn about and grow the best local plants to match their nutritional needs.
Food Plant Solutions is a project of Rotary Tasmania, District 9830 which is utilising the global network of Rotary International to realise the huge potential that this solution offers.
This project can truly help the hungry feed themselves.

Now supported by a Rotary Action Group   Check their site

Donate to this project via Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) secure site

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Rotary Response to Disasters

Rotary International in Australia sees it’s major role in disasters as a “second line ” approach. Rotary will normally leave first response to the emergency authorities.
Our role is seen to be in the recovery process. With Rotary Clubs spread throughout most areas that experience disasters we are well equipped to support recovery initiatives after the immediate disaster has passed.

Examples of this are Rotary Tasmania, District 9830’s  response to the Tasmanian Bushfires, Queensland 2011 Floods and the Victorian 2009 Bushfires ,

However there are two Rotary endorsed organisations that do support immediate emergency relief world wide

DISASTER AID AUSTRALIA
An Australian Rotary club project delivering humanitarian aid to people around the world affected by disasters (either natural or manmade) on behalf of Australians.

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Website: www.disasteraidaustralia.org.au

Coordinating Club: Rotary Club of Youngtown

Rotarian Ted Burton Ph: 6343 0639 burton.ted@gmail.com

PP George Lockwood (H): 6334 9886   (M): 0407 393 446
Email: ninetwofive@bigpond.com

SHELTERBOX AUSTRALIA
Responds instantly to natural and man made disasters by delivering boxes of aid to those who are most in need. Each box supplies an extended family of up to 10 people with a tent and essential equipment to use while they are displaced or homeless.

Visit their site  Shelterbox Australia

Coordinating Club: Rotary Club of Launceston  Rtn Bill Dobson
(M): 0414 410 206  Email: D9830a@shelterbox.org.au