Community News

Southbank pedestrian bridge closed for repair works

The City of Melbourne is undertaking major works to replace decking on the Southbank pedestrian bridge, linking Flinders Street Station and Southbank Promenade. From Monday 1 June until Monday 15 June the bridge will be closed to pedestrians. Further information is available from Jonathon Harris Citywide on or 9267 5113.


Annual arts grants program 2016

Have you got an arts project in mind, but need some funding to get it off the ground? The City of Melbourne invites artists and arts organisations to apply for an arts grant.  Funding of up to $20,000 is available for arts projects and Indigenous arts projects that take place in the City of Melbourne in 2016. There are also additional opportunities for artists through new arts residencies.


National Reconciliation Week at Boyd

Join us for workshops on traditional Aboriginal games, aimed at young children as part of Reconciliation Week. This is a fun way for kids aged three to five to learn about first Australian culture. Workshops at Boyd will run from 10.30am to 11.30am on Wednesday 27 May in the Assembly Hall.


High Life Expo - better strata living in Melbourne

Presented by Smart Blocks and City of Melbourne. Supported by cities of Port Phillip, Stonnington and by Positive Charge.


This is your chance to network with other apartment owners and find out what’s going on in apartment buildings across the city.

Hear from owners corporations who are cutting energy bills and making their building a premium, sustainable place to live.



Rotary News

Community Support, Property Development and a New Park for Southbank!

19th May, 2015

At this week's meeting Rotary Club of Southbank will welcome to our club Ralph Mackie, Managing Director, of Mackie Pty. Ltd. who will present to us plans for the forthcoming development of the Boyd Community Hub site at 207 City Road, Southbank with the construction of a 22 story building featuring a mixture of residential, community health services and a brand new park modelled on Central Park in New York!


Nepal - From Rescue to Recovery

16th June, 2015

Feddish Cafe / Bar & Restuarant, Federation Square

This week, we will hear from visiting lecturer Mr. Ratna Paudyal, who will speak to us on Nepal, its needs and how micro-finance can and does assist to break the cycle of poverty and the current situation following the recent devastating earthquakes.


Meeting 5 May 2015 - Update on Nepal Earthquake

Join Rotary Club of Southbank on Tuesday 5th May for a conversation with Rishi Kandel and Kabir Rajbhandari.

Rishi will give us an update on the earthquake tragedy in Nepal and share with us ideas about how Rotary can work with the local Nepalese community in Australia to assist in the long term recovery and rebuilding of Nepal. Kabir will also share with us photos and stories from his recent visit to Nepal, with first hand insights into Nepal, it's society and culture.


Southbank Club Changeover – Only 60 days to Go

Tuesday 30th June, 2015

Save the date – Our Club changeover will be held on 30th June and will be a night of fun, celebration and renewal for what is sure to be a promising year ahead.


Contact Us

Rotary Club of Southbank

A club that is enterprising, caring and productive. Developing fellowship and implementing activities rich in choice, for the benefit of our community.

Meets Every Tuesday at Feddish Café/Bar and Restaurant at Federation Square, Melbourne - 6pm for 6.30pm.


May 2015

3: Wings For Life - World Run

8: Steps Outreach Service - 30th Anniversary

17: District Assembly - Tabcorp Park, Melton

23: Strategic Planning Day

June 2015

6-9: RI Convention, Sao Paolo, Brazil

27: District Changeover

30: Club Changeover

 For more Rotary events throughout our local area, please visit our district website.