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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.   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  John Dare. Read his goals and objectives here.

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.

News from Rotary Tasmania
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Coming Rotary Club  Events

Next three events listed —  Full details and further  Club Events here 

 

Wynyard Music Hall - "The Last Laugh"

August 1, 2015, 12:00am

Wharf Hotel
10 Goldie Street
Wynyard, TAS  7325 Map

Wynyard Rotary Club Tickets Wonders of Wynyard 1,2, 7, 8 August

Rotary Club of Hobart 2015 Art Show

August 7, 2015, 6:00pm - August 9, 2015, 4:30pm

Wrest Point Hotel Casino
410 Sandy Bay Rd
Sandy Bay, TAS  7005 Map

YOU’RE INVITED Opening cocktail and auction event 6 pm Friday, August 7th . Opening Night bookings goo.gl/S5P471 Official opening by Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner Auction with one off pieces including signed and inscribed memoir ‘A Bone of Fact’ by David Walsh. Tickets $30.30 per head (includes 30₵ on-line booking fee) FREE ADMISSION ALL WEEKEND 9.30 – 4.30... See moreSee Less

Quiz and Auction Night

August 28, 2015, 6:30pm

Royal Yacht Club of Tasmania
Marieville Esplanade
Hobart, TAS  7005 Map

Info goo.gl/zUefMG Rotary Club of Sandy Bay Lots of Valuable Prizes. $50/person includes 3 course dinner RSVP biddyandtom@bigpond.com

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

Tasmanian Rotarians have an affinity with Nepal and have developed close relationships with the Rotary Club of Hetauda who are well placed to support rebuilding efforts into the future .
nepalDistrict 9830, Tasmania,  have opened a disaster fund to allow individuals and Rotary Clubs to make tax deductible donations to aid recovery efforts in Nepal. Funds will be forwarded to  the Rotary Club of Hetauda, District 3292 Nepal for long term rebuilding efforts rather than short term relief efforts.

Please be generous and support this appeal to help the Nepalese rebuild their lives and their communities.   More information here

Donate via this link.

Vanuatu Cyclone Appeal

Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) has established a Multi District vanuatu2RAWCS project appeal for Rotary in Australia to help in recovery efforts following Cyclone Pam’s destruction in Vanuatu. by this link.  Rotary will work  in Vanuatu after the close of the Emergency phase.  More information here

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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.   Find a Tasmanian Rotary Club near you

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Grants of between $5000 and $20,000 under the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program are ideal for Rotary Clubs. Available through local Federal MP's. ... See MoreSee Less

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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.
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


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 swagsTasmania each night.

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  of Rotary Tasmania, District 9830, 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.  This project can truly help the hungry feed themselves.

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.

 

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.

Follow Disaster Aid on facebook

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