The Rotary Club of Mosman



02/10                   No Meeting – Labour Day Public Holiday

04/10                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

07/10                   Mosman Markets – Rotary Stall

08/10                    Bunnings Artarmon – Rotary Sausage Sizzle

09/10                   Club Forum – Board Meeting Update

16/10                   Major General ret, Gus McLachlin – AUKUS, Defence Strategy Review

20/10                   Mosman Festival Opening Concert – Rotary Sausage Sizzle

22/10                   Mosman Festival Hunter Valley Uncorked – Rotary Pastries Stall

23/10                   Colleen Godsell – Scouting, Barn Restoration, HMAS Penguin Boatshed

26/10                   Mosman Festival Octoberfeast Market – Rotary Stall

30/10                   Dr Will Davies – The Western Front Then & Now



01/11                   Board Meeting & Dinner – Mosman Rowers

06/11                   Club Forum – Board Meeting Update

13/11                   Brian Barry – Memories of Mosman

20/11                   Helen Baxter – Importance of the Village High Streets to Communities – TO BE CONFIRMED

27/11                   Peter Abelson – The Housing Crisis – DATE TO BE CONFIRMED


Latest News


Erika Beck, a local Mosman Artist

Erika Beck, a Mosman artist had donated her painting "Beauty Point Morning Light" to first prize winner of Mosman Rotary Christmas Raffle 2022. The first prize was won by Patricia Garcia, AO who also happens to be a Rotary Peace Fellow.  Erika visited the club and handed a  book that

Correction – Thanks for the enormous, dedicated effort by Richard and Derek

President Mark speaking on behalf of the Board and all our members, expresses his sincere thanks for the enormous, dedicated effort that Richard Vahtrick has made for around 12 months from late 2020 to late 2021, in writing our weekly OOZOO magazine. The timely issue by Richard every Sunday evening

A huge Thankyou to Rotary Club of Mosman

By: Pacific Dermatology Ltd. Pacific Dermatology thanks the Rotary Club of Mosman for its recent generous donation to support our work at the Pacific Dermatology Training Centre in Fiji. Click on the link below to see their facebook post :

Countdown to District Conference

Thank you to over 300 members & guests booked for District 9685 Conference Bookings close soon Project Showcase fully booked Friday night 18 March dinner 26 seats left, Guest speaker Young Australian of the Year 2022, Dr Daniel Nour, inspirational Founder, Street Side Medics NSW Police Band kickstarts Saturday 19

Speaker Corner – The Case for Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) in Australia, Tony Irwin

Abstract Between 2022 and 2040, the remaining five coal-fired power stations in NSW are scheduled to close. The plan in the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap is to replace this lost generation with solar and wind in remote Renewable Energy Zones, but would Small Modular Reactors (SMRs) on retiring coal-fired power

Speaker – Patricia Garcia AO – 22nd Feb 22

About Patricia Garcia Over 20 years experience working in the world's conflicts including Afghanistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Bosnia and Burma I have managed humanitarian aid and development programmes to assist refugees and IDPS. I have been engaged as Programme Manager and Director with international NGOs and UN agencies ( Oxfam,

Remembrance Past President John Dean

Judy Dean has advised us that a Remembrance for friends will be held for John’s passing at the Rowers on Wednesday 2nd March between 3pm and 5pm. Judy and her family welcome all those who wish to attend.

Climate & Peace Webinar – 15th February 6pm (UTC +11)

A project of the Rotary Clubs of Sydney Don’t miss meeting the former Chief of Australia’s Defence Force - Admiral (Retired) Chris Barrie AC - who will discuss Climate Change & Sovereign Risk and how it will directly impact Australia & the Pacific, Bangladesh, Europe and the world. And with

First Aid & Resuscitation Training opportunity

An opportunity to do a First Aid Course with your club members at a familiar location in Mosman. Date and Time : Tuesday 22nd March, commencing at 9.30am Place : The course will be conducted at the Rowers Conducted by : VIVA First Aid & Resuscitation Training Pty Ltd Each participant


John Dean was born in Newcastle on the 30Dec 1944 and passed away on 25 January 2022 aged 77. He attended Newcastle Boys High before undertaking an exchange at a boarding school in New England, USA. Returning to Australia, he studied law at Sydney University where he met his future


The 2022 Rotary District 9685 Conference is planned to be a face to face event and you’re invited to join DGE Lindsay and Tania for an exciting event ‘Navigating Change’. Dates are Formal dinner/kick-off on Friday 18th March & the actual conference is on Saturday 19th. For the first time in

Speaker Corner – 15th Feb 22 – John Peter Bullard

The announcement on 16 September of the historic AUKUS Alliance a trilateral security partnership, caught us all by surprise. In hindsight however, its origin can be traced to recent political events and the rapidly changing strategic military environment. The first major initiative of the Alliance is to assist Australia to

Rotary Down Under – February 2022

Click below to read the Rotary Down Under digital edition, February 2022

District Governor’s eNews – February 3rd 2022

Click to read District Governor's eNews, 3rd February 2022 (Feb 03, 2022) ( District Governor's eNews - February 3rd 2022 Click to read District Governor's eNews, 3rd February 2022 (Feb 03, 2022) (

Another five computers for Mary’s House

Following on from a well-received donation last year, Mosman Rotary has donated a further 5 computers to women who are victims of domestic violence and are receiving support from Mary’s House. More than ever it is important for women to have safe technology to help them navigate all of the


Don’t forget to dial-in each week for Friday drinks from 5pm to 6pm. As the Sydney lockdown continues, this is proving to be a great opportunity for friends to catch-up and share news.  

Mosman Rotary Club changeover Dinner 2021

The Rotary Club of Mosman held its annual Changeover dinner on Friday evening, June 25th and at the same time celebrated its 60th anniversary. MC for the night was Past President Di McKenzie, with introductory Rotary toasts performed by Ruth Thompson and Past President Dominique Rabu. On behalf of District


This recent publication celebrates 100 Years of Rotary in Australia, New Zealand and surrounding islands and has some wonderful stories of Rotarians and their projects. Interplast was formed as a partnership between the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and Rotary to operate on disadvantaged children with facial disfigurations in the

Make a Donation at Wishing Well


Rotary District 9685 Global Grant Scholarship

Emily Rice was our candidate for a Rotary District 9685 Global Grant Scholarship. She won a Scholarship for US$30,000 to study for her Masters in International Affairs, with a specialization in International Conflict Resolution at Columbia University. She will commence her studies this August. She is currently working at an NGO


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.

Come and see us

We look forward to meeting you and helping you explore the exciting world of Rotary,  Mobile:0447791218

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