Recognising Achievement and Effort: Australian Rotaract Awards 2016

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At the 2016 Australian Rotaract Conference, Rotaract Australia presented a series of awards recognising outstanding effort and achievement by Rotaract Clubs, Rotaractors, and supporters of Rotaract. The nominees and recipients in these awards represent everything Rotaract is about. They’re really out there making a difference in their communities, whether locally, nationally or abroad. Most Outstanding […]

Young Citizen of the Year

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Recently, as part of Australia Day celebrations across the country, Rotaractors Ashelee Jaensch (Macquarie University Rotaract, NSW) and Michael Shields (Diamond Valley Rotaract, VIC) were recognised by their local communitees as upstanding citizens, each being awarded the Young Citizen of the Year by their local council. To celebrate their successes, understand what it takes to […]

MED MDIO Supporting Refugees from Syria

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Our Fellow Rotaractors at MED MDIO are dedicated in their cause to support refugees fleeing Syria, especially children. Vera Damerjian, Rotaract Med MDIO President 2014-2016, writes: “As our MDIO is geographically located in the heart of the crisis, we thought of taking action in helping the Syrian refugees in general and the children in particular. The concept […]

Murwillumbah Update

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Murwillumbah Rotaract meets on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 7pm at The Haven Bar. 2015 President Rhiannon writes about what the club got up to towards the end of the year: We hosted a meat tray raffle for the Rotary Hat Day.   We donated $300 to Blake Coleton who is 18, last […]

Australian Rotaract Awards

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The Australian Rotaract Awards were presented at ARC back in October, but the winners deserve another mention!   Winner of the Most Outstanding Community Project was Diamond Valley Rotaract, who coordinated a Battle of the Bands to showcase local musical acts at the Eltham festival last summer. They have been invited to run the project […]