Rotary Shines on the Gold Coast

QUEENSLAND’S Gold Coast took the global stage in April when the tourist capital hosted the 21st Commonwealth Games. It was the largest sporting event in Australia this decade, and the largest ever held on the Gold Coast. The city played host to over 6800 athletes and officials from 71 countries and territories. The 12 days of sporting fiesta featured 18 sports and seven para sports, with 275 events. Around 15,000 volunteers, including over 40 Rotarians, facilitated the events and crowds.

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Rotary Shines on the Gold Coast

Operation Crayweed

PLANT life beneath the waves is just as vital to the health of ecosystems as those on land, assisting with water purification as well as providing a home for fish, crustaceans and other marine species.

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Operation Crayweed

Most Precious One

GLOBALLY, the infant mortality rate has more than halved in the past three decades, from an estimated rate of 64.8 deaths per 1000 live births in 1990 to 30.5 deaths per 1000 live births in 2016. Still, that translates to 4.2 million infant deaths – 4.2 million grieving families – every year.

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Most Precious One

Hobart – A Must See Destination

NAMED by Lonely Planet as one of the best cities in the world to visit and Australia’s hottest destination, Hobart will play host to this year’s Australia New Zealand Rotary Conference. Whether your motivation is the Conference or the cheese, the presentations or the Pinot, the meetings or the mountains, Tasmania should be on your bucket list this September.

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Hobart