District Events

There are many events held across our District and by Rotary International.

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Group Study Exchange Welcome Dinner    

Tuesday 25th February at 6.30 for 7.00pm - Milanos Hotel, The Esplanade in Brighton.

Hosted by Rotary Club of Brighton Beach

The Group Study Exchange program is alive and well in District 9800 as we exchange with District 1860 in the Mannheim area of Germany in 2014. The German team led by Beate Holzwarth are arriving in Melbourne late February and the Rotary Club of Brighton Beach invite you to attend the Welcome Dinner on Tuesday 25th February at 6.30 for 7.00pm at Milanos Hotel The Esplanade in Brighton.

The cost is $48 per head for a two course meal including canapes and drinks on arrival.


City2Sea Fun Run Volunteers Required    

Sunday 17th November, 2013

We need 400+ volunteers to work on the day for a donation of between $30 and $60 per person depending on the role allocated.

We need all metropolitan clubs to arrange at least 10 people to participate. This can be members of your club or from a group that can help themselves raise funds e.g. local school, Scouts, etc.


Foundation Grants Seminar    

Monday 23th September 2013 – 5.30 for 6.00 pm
Venue: Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street, Carlton (phone 9347 3428) Opening at 6 pm ‐ evening to be concluded by 8.30 pm
Light food, tea and coffee, soft drinks available from 5.30 pm

This seminar will be useful for Club Presidents, Foundation & International Chairs and any member with an interest in developing a Rotary Foundation District or Global Grant project.

Topics: foundation


Marketing Workshop    

July 15th, 6.30PM for 7PM start, to finish by 9PM

Hemisphere Conference Centre & Hotel, 488 South Road, Moorabbin.

Light dinner will be served during the evening.

$15.00 payable on the night


GenY-not? - The 2nd Australian Rotex Conference    

5th - 7th July  2013 Camp Getaway, Axedale, Victoria

District 9800 Rotex Committee Presents The 2nd Australian Rotex Conference

“Creating acceptance through exposure”

  • Paul Bateman - Director Multicultural Commission Victoria
  • Kaz Preston – Japanese of Peace: Post Hiroshima
  • Alex Hillas - on ‘Cross Cultural Communication’
  • Asylum Seeker’s Resource Centre
  • Geoff Gaff - The religion of Islam
  • Minus18 - GBLT teenagers
  • Young UN Woman


2013 District 9800 Changeover & Awards Night    

Saturday 29th June 2013

District Governor Dennis Shore & incoming District Governor Ross Butterworth invite you and your partner to join them  for this annual event.

Venue: Ultima Reception Centre. Cnr. Keilor Park Drive & Ely Court, Keilor (Keilor Park Drive exit off Calder Freeway).

Time: 5.30pm for 6.00pm


Hiroshima Peace Forum Report to District 9800    

12th June, 2013 - 5.45 PM

In the presence of District Governor Dennis Shore and our guests, we will formally welcome home the District 9800 Peace team and receive their report on the Hiroshima Peace Forum.


Rotary Engaged - the 2013 Assembly    

District Governor Elect, Ross Butterworth, the District Training team and the Rotary Club of Melton invite all District 9800 Clubs and Rotarians to attend the Rotary Engaged – the 2013 Assembly event on Sunday May 19 2013 at Tabcorp Park, Melton. Following feedback from next year’s Club Presidents the newly formatted District Assembly will provide an opportunity for D9800 Rotarians to engage with a number of training options to be involved in conversation about programs of interest, learn how to develop Programs and learn about new projects, significant change to past District Assemblies. The Registration cost for Rotarians remains at $25.00, including lunch; only $10.00 if optional lunch is not ordered. The event begins at 9.15am with registrations being taken from 8.15am.


Rotarians at Work Day - Rotary in Action    

A day to showcase our Districts Rotarians as Hands on Volunteers doing good in our Communities.


Rotary District 9800 Conference 2013 - Hosted by the Rotary Club of Hawthorn    

14th - 16th March, 2013

Why you should go to Albury in March 2013?

  • Albury is an easy drive and then park your car and forget about it.
  • Albury is also just a short flight away or a leisurely train ride.
  • Test yourself with the golf or bridge competition.
    The Rotary District 9800 Conference Bridge Tournament
    When:    Thursday 14th March 2013
    Where:    The Commercial Club (Albury) Cost: $5.00 per head For more info: Bill Troedel  0408 053 223 Limited Places!!
  • Just enjoy a lazy paddle on the river or enter the kayak race (or both)
  • Relax with good food, jazz and a drink by the river.
  • Attend the Social Media Workshop.
  • Launch your stage career in "Rotary's Got Talent!"
  • Hear stimulating speakers and be amazed.

 Visit the Conference Website

Enter Rotary's Got Talent

Let’s start the Albury Conference fun now! An exciting new ‘Rotary’s Got Talent’ competition, to be part of the Dinner Dance, will give every Club a chance to show off their talents.


RYLA - Registrations extended    

The 2012 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) camp will be held at The Oasis Centre in Mt Evelyn between Sunday 2nd to Saturday 8th December 2012.


Rotary Youth Program of Enrichment    

The next RYPEN camp will be held on the weekend of  Friday 26 – Sunday 28 October 2012. The cut off for applications is Monday 24 September 2012.

Dates: Friday 26 - Sunday 28 October 2012

Location: Weekaway, Kitchenhams Road, Lancefield

Cost per participant: $286.00 (incl GST) per participant

For more information about RYPEN, please read our RYPEN page.



Come and hear from the team after their visit to D1080 UK


District Vocational Service Forum    

Sunday 14 October Graduate House – University of Melbourne 220 Leicester Street, Carlton.  

Hear key learning experiences and ideas on how your Club can harness its vocational muscle. An opportunity for you to also engage with your District Committee and active Program Coordinators in the Vocational Warehouse.  Network with other Clubs in the same space within your local Community or Cluster plus enjoy a tasty lunch all provided for only $30.00 per head!!


Hat Day - Australian Rotary Health    

Hat Day is Australian Rotary Health’s community and action awareness day aimed at raising funds for mental health research and preventing Australians from keeping mental health issues ‘under their hats’.

Australian Rotary Health is hosting their official Hat Day in Melbourne and we need support from Rotarians in Victoria.

11.30am - 1.30pm

Friday 12th October

Melbourne City Square

Topics: australian rotary health


Event: Group Study Exchange Farewell D9800 - D1080    

Join us to Farewell our GSE team as they embark to the Cambridge-Norwich area in  UK
The Gamekeepers Secret Inn 1555 Melton Hwy, Rockbank.

30th September,  12:30 for 1pm Cost: $25 ~ Nibbles/Finger food Drinks at Bar prices

RSVP: The Shepheards 9369 8358 by 24th September

View GSE Team Profiles


2012 - 2013 Rotary District 9800 Foundation Grants Seminar    

Monday 24th September 2012 - 5.30 for 6.00 pm

This seminar will be useful for Club Presidents, International Chairs and any member with an interest in developing a Rotary Foundation District or Global Grant project.

Download the Flyer and Registration Form

Contact: District Foundation Director John Davis Contact via web form by selecting Foundation


District 9800 Community Service Seminar    

Wednesday August 15th, 2012

Contact: District Community Service Chair Grant Hocking Contact via web form by selecting Community


District 9800 Membership/Public Relations Seminar    

Saturday August 11th, 2012, Trinity Grammar School, Kew 3101

Dynamic presentations & interactive workshops will give you:

  • Inspiring ideas on how your club can recruit & retain members
  • Ideas on how to market your club & its projects
  • Ways your club can use social media
  • How you can engage Gen X & Gen Y
  • And lots more

Coffee, tea and a lunch included

Contact: District Director Membership Murray Verso / District Director Public Relations Chris Don Contact via web form by selecting Membership or Marketing respectively.

Download the Flyer


District 9800 International Service Seminar    

Sunday 15th July, 2012

District 9800 International Service Seminar
International House, 241 Royal Parade, Parkville
Registration commences at 9:00am and the seminar concludes by 1:00pm.

Contact: District Chair Julie Mason Contact via web form by selecting International

Download Registration Form


Rotary District 9800 Changeover 2012 - hosted by Rotary Club of Melbourne    

Sunday 1st July, 2012 at 10.30am (tea/coffee on arrival) for 11.00am Sharp start

Plenty Ranges Arts & Convention Centre, 35 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang (Melway 183 A1)

$75.00 per person or Early Bird Special $65.00 per person to 15th June

  • RSVP: 22nd June
  • Bookings: 9217 2317

The 2012 Changeover will be an enjoyable and memorable event as it will balance the main elements of formality together with a great opportunity to meet and greet. Read more

For further enquiries, please contact Rotary Club of Melbourne, or for booking enquiries, please contact Plenty Ranges Theatre


District Assembly    

20th May, 2012

DGE Dennis Shore and Lynda, take pleasure in inviting you to join your hosts, President Matthew Pauli and the members of the Rotary Club of North Balwyn, at the 2012 District Assembly to be held on Sunday 20th May, 2012 at the magnificent Baden Powell College, 81 Baden Powell Drive, Tarneit. (Werribee )


Hat Day 2012 for Mental Health Research    

18 May 2012

Hat Day is on again in 2012. 

Clubs and Districts are putting into place plans for next year’s Hat Day.

This year we hope to get greater involvement with business and the general community.

What are some of the plans?

District 9810 are looking at selling something like paper hats at the main Melbourne railways stations.

Districts 9500 & 9520 are running a Hat Day sticker project throughout the districts using this design.

District 9830 is planning a couple of major events and a number of club events. This could include a Race Day in Launceston.

What are you doing?

November 2011 Newsletter

March 2012 Newsletter

Visit the Hat Day Website

Topics: australian rotary health


Cafe International - International House, University of Melbourne    

Saturday 5th May 6.30pm at International House, 241 Royal Parade, Parkville Vic 3052, $80 for three course dinner with wine and great entertainment

RSVP by 23 April and  buy ticket contact Luciana by email orrl@unimelb.edu.au or fill in the attached form and fax/email directly.

Each year in early May the students organise Café International – a cabaret style evening providing entertainment all evening with a 3 course dinner with wine.  Having your Rotary club book a table or two not only gives the students confidence and great satisfaction by entertaining you all evening but also gives much needed financial support to student resources and a nominated charity; previously the deserving organisation has been Interplast.  This year another organisation  supported by Rotary,  Alola will receive the donation

Booking Form

Cafe Letter to Rotary 2012

Cafe International Flyer


GSE Garden Tea Party    

Outbound D9800 team going to D5230 USA - Team Leader PDG Greg Ross, Jacinta Lean, Adam Mckie, Briana Trimble and Andrew Wood

Sunday 15th April 2012 1:30 to 4pm, Werribee Park Reception Center

Gate 5, K road Werribee (Melway Ref 201- B4)

$35 per person (includes abundant food endless tea, coffee and soft drink Alcohol at bar price. )

RSVP: Monday 2nd April 2012 


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