2012-13 Presidents Report

Another Rotary year closes and it’s time to reflect and learn from the past twelve months.  My aim this year was to lead the club with a small active board supported by member’s assigned responsibility for specific events.  This was largely successful however some members missed the structure of the committees. We lost several members [...]

Jillian Thomsen – A Young Woman’s Perspective of Pre-Withdrawal Afganistan.

Our third guest speaker was Jillian Thomsen, Australia’s 2008  youth ambassador to the United Nations Youth Assembly in New York. Jillian had previously volunteered in Takmao, Cambodia, working with landmine victims and in disability inclusive development as a community development officer for Rose Rehabilitation Cambodia.  Gillian presentation focused on her experiences in Afghanistan.  How people, [...]

A Potted History of the Nations Capital

27 March 2013 Dr David Headon, cultural consultant and historian, formerly teacher at the UNSW (ADFA) and Director of the Centre for Australian Cultural Studies (1994 - 2004 ) spoke to the club on his experience and learnings from working as the History and Heritage Adviser in the Centenary of Canberra unit of the Chief [...]

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Literacy as a Liberator

27 March 2013 Edith Muruka presented to the club on “Literacy as a Liberator’. This personal talk was based on her experiences being born and raised in Kenya. She spoke of experiencing an unidentified disease(suspected polio)which impacted her leg yet was fortunate enough to be provided a full education resulting in her obtainment of a [...]

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