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.   Three Rotaract Clubs provide for those in the 18 -30 age group.
Here 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  Gerard Blizzard.

Highlights from Rotary Tasmania

  • Interested in a Friendship Exchange trip to Oregon   More details….
  • Congratulations Launceston Christian School,  State winner of Science Engineering Challenge
  • Model United Nations Assembly  MUNA  Details here 

Contact Us

You can view our weekly message stick here

 

Youth Programs

Click here for our new information booklet.


Malaria Awareness Day

M.A.D 2017Malaria Awareness Day (M.A.D) is on 30 Apri. Rotarians Against Malaria (RAM) is an Australian initiative and is a national RAWCS project. See http://ram.rawcs.com.au/


 

 


2016 Council of Legislation.

Details of how you can update your Club bylaws and constitution is now available here.


Partnership with White Ribbon Australia

We proudly launched the Community Partnership between Rotary Tasmania and White Ribbon Australia on 7 October, the first such partnership in Australia – Minister Jacquie Petrusma witnessed the signing of the MOU, signed by District Governor Gerard Blizzard and  Delia Donovan from White Ribbon.

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Pictured District Governor Gerard Blizzard and White Ribbon Senior Executive Delia Donovan on the steps of Parliament House Hobart


 

 

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Rotary Youth Exchange

Spending time abroad as a Rotary Exchange Student is a great opportunity for students to experience a new culture, a new language, to be an ambassador for Rotary and Tasmania and to build lifelong friendships.

“An exchange is when a stranger becomes family, foreigners become friends, a second language becomes like your first, and a year suddenly becomes a day”

The YEP program is an International exchange for young people between the ages of 15 – 18. The exchange is for a 12 month period during which time the student is hosted by 3-4 families.

Download a brochure

More information here 
Contact Ian Shuey at youth.exchange@district9830.org.au
  Tel. 0409 979 947
National information 
www.ryea.org.au


Creating My Career (CMC)

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After an extremely successful pilot program in 2016, at the University of Tasmania, Newnham campus Creating My Career pilot is expanding state-wide in 2017   CMC is for any year 8 -9 student who wants to learn more about a potential career and for businesses to  share there skills with interested, engaged students.

For information on how your Rotary Club can be involved in Creating My Career please contact Brett Williams: b.r.williams@utas.edu.au

 


Club and District Activities –  next three events  are  listed

–  Full details and further  Club Events listed here 

The Rotary Club of Claremonts Business Excellence Awards

The Rotary Club of Claremont's Business Excellence Awards

May 19, 2017, 6:00pm - May 20, 2017, 9:00pm

Claremont RSL
9 Bilton street
Claremont, TAS  7011 Map

The Rotary Club of Claremont is running its Business Excellence Awards to celebrate local businesses who have excelled in customer service and staff training as well as involvement in the local community and the environment.... See moreSee Less

3 interested  ·  5 going
Rotary Club of Deloraine MUNA Model United Nations Assembly

Rotary Club of Deloraine MUNA Model United Nations Assembly

May 20, 2017, 8:30am - May 21, 2017, 5:00pm

Deloraine Community Complex
Alveston Dr
Deloraine, TAS  7304 Map

rotary9830.org.au/documents/youth/MUNAnominationForm2017-2-1.pdf

2 interested  ·  5 going
District 9830 Tasmania Assembly

District 9830 Tasmania Assembly

May 21, 2017, 9:00am - May 21, 2017, 4:00pm

Deloraine, TAS, Australia
Deloraine, TAS  7304 Map

2 interested  ·  2 going

 

This is Rotary…

What would it take to change the world?

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  47 Rotary Clubs.
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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Rotary Australia Compassionate Grants (RACG) projects.

Dick Smith has made a $1,000,000 donation to Rotary which will be distributed to disadvantaged Australians identified by local Rotary clubs or Rotary districts as being worthy of financial assistance.

RACG is being managed by the Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) and their RABS criteria for project registration is that the project provides direct relief to people in need. If the intended recipients are disadvantaged, the relief should target that disadvantage. The concept of disadvantage is unlimited and could arise from sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability, destitution, helplessness or poverty, any aspect of the negative side of the human condition.
Funds can only be directed to people in need or benefits can only be directed to a section of a community rather than the community as a whole. A project should arouse compassion within the community.

 Click here for more information

Rotary Tasmania Clubs support  a wide variety of activities…To highlight some of them …

 Gamma Probe for  North-West Hospitals

Rotary has strengthened cancer diagnostic services on the North-West Coast of Tasmania  by donating a gamma probe which will enable cancer specialists to determine if a cancer has spread to the draining lymph node.

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Dr James Roberts-Thompson (left) and PDG John Dare with the gamma probe.

This can enable patients to survive longer.

Gamma probes don’t come cheaply, at around $58,000. RC Devonport North kicked off the fundraising and they were supported by RC’s Smithton, Somerset, Ulverstone, Devonport and Devonport South East.
To cover the gap in funding to secure the gamma probe, an application was made to The Rotary Foundation for a Global Grant. Most successful Global Grant applications by Australian Rotary clubs have been for overseas projects, so this one is different in benefiting Australians.

Rotary District 9980 in the South Island of New Zealand were large financial contributors to the grant.

 

 


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. Another group of Tasmanian Rotarians are visiting Nepal in February  201.7

‘Gift of Sight’ Eye Project, Nepal

“They came most partially blind, some totally blind; but with hardly an exception they departed with vision restored.”

Eye camp Nepal

We are making a difference

This project is conducted by the Rotary Club of Hetauda in November and February and Rotary Tasmania has welcomed the opportunity to provide funding.  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

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How water was delivered prior to our project.

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.

Donate to this project via Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) secure site
More details of our Nepal Projects here

Food Plant Solutions – formerly Learn ♦ Grow Program

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Food in the Solomons

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  of Rotary Tasmania, District 9830, based on the lifetime work of agricultural scientist, Bruce French, from Tasmania who compiled the world’s most comprehensive food plant database.

Read their Current Newsletter

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

Read more…


 

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Update April  2017