The Rotary Club of Mosman


19/02                   John Gessler – New Member Intro & Induction

26/02                   Janine Wood – Mary’s House Services



02/03                   Mosman Markets – Tea Towels, Jigsaws Sale

03/03                   Clean Up Australia Day – Chinaman’s Beach & Rosherville Reserve

04/03                   Susie Agoston – Oneland Arts & Sport Education

06/03                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

11/03                   Club Forum & Board Meeting Update

15-16/3               District Conference – Terrigal

18/03                   Jessica Ledieu – School for Life Foundation

25/03                   CJ Manjarres-Wahlberg – MV Cape Don Museum & Training Ship



03/04                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

08/04                   Club Forum & Board Meeting Update

15/04                   Speaker to be Confirmed

22/04                   Speaker to be Confirmed

29/04                   Speaker to be Confirmed


Latest News

Monday’s Speaker – Susie Agoston – OneLand

OneLand is a local initiative which - respects and treasures the 120,000 years of knowledge and heritage in Australia  - promotes reconciliation and Indigenous social justice and humanitarian objectives through sports, education and the arts.  - opens an awareness to situations that may generally be misinterpreted or misunderstood.  - brings

Chèque présentation to Mary’s House

A great outline of the background and services of Mary’s House by Janine Wood. Followed by Community Sévices Director Ruth and President James presenting a half share of the Xmas Raffle proceeds.

Clean Up Australia Day 2024

PP Clare is looking for volunteers to help out: As I have from the beginning, I’m supervising a Clean Up Australia Day event. I only supervise one event these days. It will be at Rosherville Reserve and Chinaman’s Beach. In 2019, Gladys Berejiklian came and Founder Ian Kiernan’s 2 daughters

Hera Project Update

Photos from Graeme and Domingo project discussion last week; the aim to be ready for roofing sheets in a week or so

Monday’s Speaker – Janine Wood – Mary’s House Services

Janine Wood will be updating us on Mary’s House and accepting payment of part proceeds of the Xmas Raffle - $4500.


The Rotary Regionalisation Project rolls on with the inaugural meetings convened separately for each Rotary Community Group [RCG] to discuss several issues including: What do you wish to work on together? How will you work together? When and how often will you meet? F2F or by Zoom? Who might nominate

Induction of New Member – John Gessler

On Monday we welcomed a new member to our club - John Gessler. After the induction John gave a presentation of his life and connection with Rotary as a past exchange student. John concluded by referring to the Four Way Test and how he had used each aspect during his

PP Barry in Japan with past exchange students Hiro and Haruto

And some comments and photos from PP Barry: I’m at Arita at Hiro’s family Porcelain Factory - it’s huge ! They employ over 50 workers  A trip from Tokyo with Haruto to a Strawberry Farm- eat as many as you like  Also went to the Starbucks Roasting Plant - amazing

Monday’s Meeting

On Monday there will be a club forum with PP Graeme presenting a summary of the last board meeting. We will also be inducting our newest member, John Gressler.

Update on recent fundraising

At this weeks board meeting your board followed through on fund raising commitments: Christmas Raffle: the $9000 raised will go to Women’s Refuge charities, 50% to Mary’s House and 50% to Women and Children First. Australia Day BBQ: The $5250 raised will be split between the Melonoma Institue and The

Monday’s Speaker – Chris Waugh, National Center for Childhood Grief

National Centre for Childhood Grief (NCCG) The NCCG is a Sydney-based charity dedicated to supporting bereaved children aged 3-17 years after the death of their parent, sibling or other close loved one. Since 1994 the NCCG has provided free specialist care to thousands of Australian children. Their services include individual

Presentation of OoZoO’s from PP Richard’s year

PP Rob presenting PP Richard with his personal copy of the PRESIDENT’S YEAR BOOK 2020-2021 – a marvellous memento given to all our Presidents, with a further copy held at the Mosman Library. A big thanks to PP Rob Sturrock for his time and effort in continuing this tradition.

Donation to Guide Dogs NSW

Sydney Airports recently requested that we treated the proceeds of our airport collection boxes in December and January differently than usual. Instead of using the funds to support our exchange students we agreed that these be donated to Guide Dogs NSW. Bary and Kazuhiro recently emptied the boxes with the

Number 2 exchange student becomes Number 1!

Our great Japanese exchange student, Kazushi, is all on his own now that Marko has gone back to Brazil. This weekend he excelled himself with 7 hours at the Australia Day BBQ followed by a trip with Barry to the airport to empty the charity boxes in Terminal 3. 

Clean Up Australia – March 3rd – Chinaman’s Beach and Rosherville Reserve

PP Clare will be Site Superviser at Chinaman's Beach and Rosherville Reserve from 10-12 on March 3rd. She has the following message to members: As in past years, I’ve created a Clean Up Australia Day at Chinaman’s Beach and Rosherville Reserve. It’s from 10 am to 12 pm on March

Australia Day BBQ

A super day down at Balmoral with Ross and Derek reserving a space next to the wishing well at 5.00am and President James organising a van to bring equipment from the store at 7.00am. With new member John at the BBQ and numerous members at the counter and doing essential

Monday’s Speaker – Simon Cowie – The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation has been the trusted peak body working to improve heart disease prevention, detection, and support for all Australians.  Whilst our work has had a major impact on the survival rates of those suffering a heart attack and those living with heart disease, we will not be satisfied

Zoom Presentation for Successful Aboriginal Program

We have received an email from Bob Selinger, Coordinator First Nations' Partnership Programs, Rotary Club of North Ryde: If there is one thing we have all learnt from the The Voice referendum it is that pretty well all Australians want to see improvements in the disadvantages that a large number

Marko has left for home

Popular exchange student, Marko, left for his home in San Paulo Brazil on Monday. We all wish him the best for the future

Presentation of Paul Harris Fellowship Award

On Monday our club is presenting a Paul Harris Fellow posthumously to past Mosman Rotarian, David Kerr. David’s wife Sharon will be accepting the award. Below is a brief obituary drafted by PP Ward after David passed away : David Kerr, a past member of the Rotary Club of Mosman,
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Our Projects

Musical Soiree 15th September 2023

Books in Homes in Northern NSW Macleay River Region

Rotary Peace Fellowship

Mosman Art Gallery for the Mosman Youth Art Prize for 2022

Women and Children First – Helping domestic abuse and homelessness victims

Donation Cheque presented to Bear Cottage.

Tonga Tsunami Relief Fund

Pacific Dermatology Project




Mobile phone support for women in refuges

Donation of refurbished IT equipment to Mary’s House

Rotary Charity Collection Box at the airport

Play for Australia



Jigsaw Puzzle of Mosman 1890’s to 2020’s

Living For Climate


About Us

Rotary Club of Mosman

Our club has been a leading service organisation on the North Shore of Sydney since it was formed over 60 years ago. We are completing sixty years on 1st January 2021.

Members contribute their time, energy and passion to sustainable, long term projects both within Australia and across the globe. Each project has its own specific humanitarian aims but common to all is a desire to make the world a better place. Examples include disease prevention and treatment, disaster relief, water and sanitation, etc.

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