Community News

The Wings for Life World Run

3rd May, 2015


The Wings for Life World Run will take place in Melbourne for the very first time on 3 May 2015.  This event supports research for a cure for spinal injuries.

It’s a great run for anyone! No matter what your fitness level set your goal for 5km or 50km it’s up to you how far you run before getting caught by the Catcher Car.

The race will start at Elwood Park in Melbourne's south with the track winding it's way down the Mornington Peninsula to Portsea.

Sign up to run now and help to make spinal cord injury curable.


Community Conversation

A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION will be held on Tuesday 21st April at 6 pm at the Boyd Community Hub, hosted by KereKere South.


30 Year Anniversary Concert - Steps Outreach Service

7pm - 8 May 2015 - 75 on Reid, North Fitzroy Community Church

Steps Outreach Service, have for the past 30 years, been taking the time to talk with homeless people on the Steps of Finders Station while offering support, resources and hope for the future.

Featuring: The Choir of Hope and Inspiration (formerly the Choir of Hard Knocks).

Listen to stories of former homeless people about their experiences and join the Rotary Club of Southbank in congratulating Steps on their acheivements.


Appeal to support Helen Bertocci & Daughters Trust Fund

As shown on A Current Affair

View episode online

Roger Bertocci was a loving husband, father and a good Samaritan.  But tragically Roger paid the ultimate price for one act of bravery when he allegedly stepped in to break up a domestic dispute between neighbours.

To raise funds for Helen Bertocci and her daughters, Ashley aged 14, and Brylee aged 18 months, Rotary is supporting this cause setting up a trust fund for Helen Bertocci and her daughters to help them with their on-going expenses.


Rotary News

Victorian Tourism and how it impacts on the Victorian economy

Tuesday 28th February, 2015

Next Tuesday, we welcome to our club Felicia Mariani, Marketing Director of Tourism Victoria who will enlighten us all on the role that Tourism plays in Victoria.


Redevelopment of Victoria Market

Mark Smith, Director of Marketing, Queen Victoria Market will be speaking to the Rotary Club of Southbank on Tuesday 14 April 2015 regarding the ongoing redevelopment process at the Victoria Market.


Community Conversation

A COMMUNITY CONVERSATION will be held on Tuesday 21st April at 6 pm at the Boyd Community Hub, hosted by KereKere South.  The Rotary Club of Southbank will attend the COMMUNITY CONVERSATION in lieu of its reguar meeting on that day.


Peace Fellowships - Applications close 15th May 2015

An opportunity awaits for a passionate individual with an interest in Peace to receive a scholarship to pursue post graduate studies at an International University.  Applications close on 15th May, 2015 and Rotary Club of Southbank are taking nominations. If you are inspired and want to make a difference in your world, then contact us for further information about how to apply.


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.


April 2015

14: Community Meeting at Boyd Community Hub - No meeting at Feddish

21: Southbank Rotary Meeting - Feddish

28: Southbank Rotary Meeting - Feddish

May 2015

3: Wings For Life - World Run

17: District Assembly - Tabcorp Park, Melton

23: Strategic Planning Day

June 2015

6-9: RI Convention, Sao Paolo, Brazil

27: District Changeover

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