The Rotary Club of Mosman


15/04                   Lindsay May – 2023 Sydney Hobart Race

15/04                   Jenny May – AG Visit

22/04                   Jen Benfield – Melanoma Institute – Talk & Big Cheque Presentation

25/04                   ANZAC Day – Public Holiday

29/04                   Michelle Povah, COO – Women & Children First – Big Cheque Presentation



01/05                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

04/05                   Mosman Markets

04/05                   2024-2025 District Assembly – Western Sydney University, Kingswood

06/05                   Club Forum & Board Meeting Update

13/05                   Speaker to be Confirmed

20/05                   Speaker to be Confirmed

25-29/05            Rotary International Conference – Singapore

27/05                   Speaker to be Confirmed




Latest News


It’s been a long few weeks missing PP Dom at our meetings while he has been in Royal North Shore with a few medical issues. This week we had brilliant news from PP Di: Dear Friends – against all odds, Dom returned home late this afternoon – he has dodged

International Project – Hera Pre School, Timor Leste

WE have successfully registered a project with RAWCS [Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd] which means that any contribution made will be eligible for a tax deduction. The project is run by Timor-Leste Rotary Alumni to purchase building materials to enable them to construct a pre-school with their labour being supervised

Reminder – No meeting on Monday 10th April due to Public Holiday

There will not be a meeting on Monday 10th April due to Public Holiday. Our next meeting will be on Monday 17th April when we will have a presentation on the 11th Commonwealth Youth Parliament which took place in Trinidad and Tobago in November 2022

President Marks Comments re District Conference

The district (9685) Conference was held in Cowra. Thanks to Barry & Marco for joining me for this fabulous event. Dom & Di were due to come along but obviously with Dom’s health they were unable to attend. It really was a brilliant, well run event with some wonderful speakers. Cowra certainly is a town

Former Exchange Student from Norway – Bjorn Eikanger Hanssen

  Bjorn was a student with our club around 10 years ago. His main claim to fame was his prowess at swimming. He would get up every morning at around 4.00am for practice/training. He was the major winner at Forestville High’s swimming carnival whilst he was with us in Sydney.

RYPEN Winter Camp 16-18th June

We are more than excited to be bringing back Face to Face RYPEN for the Winter Camp this June. From 16th-18th June we will host participants from around the district in the first face to face camp in our district for 3 years.   Please see the links below for the full

Easter: No meeting on Monday 10th April

Good Friday is the 7th April so we have a long weekend, we therefore won’t be having a meeting on Monday 10th.

Rotary District Assembly Saturday 15th April at Epping Boys High

District Assembly is fast approaching – always inspiring.   GENERAL SESSION 1:   As discussed at PELD, the first session, for ALL your team members, will be face-to-face and will be held:   At: Epping Boys High School, 213 Vimiera Rd, Marsfield NSW 2122 On: Saturday April 15th from 9am to

Our guest speaker at our club meeting this Monday the 27th of March is Sahar Zaidi, Acting CEO of Mary’s House Services

Sahar Zaidi is Acting CEO of Mary’s House Services.  Sahar will speak to us about the good work of  Mary’s House Services and how Mosman Rotary can continue to support this worthy organisation.

The Clown Doctors $3,200 Donation presented

The Rotary Club of Mosman has donated the proceeds from our 2023 Australia Day BBQ at Balmoral to the Clown Doctors

Applications for the 2024 Rotary Peace Fellowships are now available!

Applications for the 2024 Rotary Peace Fellowships are now available! Applications should be submitted by the end of April 2023 To learn more about becoming one of the next generation of Peace Fellows, information is available from  If this is a path you or someone you know may wish

Bear Cottage Donation of $12,000 presented

The Christmas Raffle proceeds topped up to $12,000 were formally presented to Bear Cottage on 27 February 2023

Harding Miller Education Scholarship

An update on your Harding Miller Education Scholarship recipients, Olivia Quince and Tabitha Wade. Please find attached reports produced by the Foundation which outlines the year in review 2022. We are proud to announce that in 2023, the Foundation has awarded its 1,000th scholarship since starting in 2016. This is

Our New Exchange Student

A great presentation on Monday 6th March by Marco Antonio Loncke to tell us more about himself, his family and friends and his country. Marco Antonio Loncke with Past President Barry Starr Marco Comes from South America, the city of  Ribeirão Preto, a large city off 720.000 people A few

Donation from our Club to Clown Doctors

Ruth Thompson, Clare Stockdale and President Marc Wallis Our President Marc Wallis presented a cheque of $3 200 to Clown Doctors in support of their great cause. Discover the benefits of humour & laughter. Edited From Clown Doctors Australia Website Physical Benefits of Laughter Reduction of Stress Hormones Laughter reduces at

Pocket Pals for Earthquake Victims

From Past President Derek Andrew Pocket Pals. In the DG’s Newsletter There was a brief mention of a small project being run by the Rotary Club of Springwood - making and distributing small woolen dolls or “Pocket Pals”. We have obtained the pattern from Springwood Rotary and adapted it for

Thanks from Clare Stockdale

Clare would like to thanks all who were able to help on Clean Up Australia on the 5th March   Seymour Major, Clare Stockdale, Linda Cassidy  

Bear Cottage – Presentation of cheque

Monday 27th February  Shirley Owles, Di McKenzie-Rabu, Brian Owles and Dominique Rabu presented a cheque for $12.000, to Bear Cottage, result of the Christmas Raffle and a contribution from our club funds. We had the great privilege to visit this great institution. Bear Cottage is the only children’s hospice in

Oliver Greeves

Our Club had a great speaker on the 20th February Oliver Greeves Historical Author & Speaker Oliver Greeves with acting president Richard Vahtrick Oliver attacks the myth-making behind one of history's greatest legends, offering a fresh insight into the lives of British naval hero Horatio Nelson, his devoted wife Fanny

Clean Up Australia Sunday 5th March

Help Clare Stockdale Clean Up Australia on Sunday 5th March 2023 Clare Stockdale has been involved in Clean Up Australia Day for over 30 years. She has supervised different sites and currently does Chinaman’s Beach and Rosherville Reserve. Seymour Major has helped her set up, enrol people, deal with the


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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