District Governor’s Visit

Last Tuesday we welcomed DG Ken Moore and his wife Lois for an official visit. He opened his address by reminding us of this years’s Rotary theme “Light Up Rotary” He explained the meaning of the theme chosen by the Rotary World President who said “It is better to light one candle than to sit in the darkness”  In the case of an emergency or disaster it is easy to sit by and do nothing however one single action can prompt many others. This is the Rotary way and has been proven in many instances where Rotary ” lights one candle” other Rotarians  “light more candles” and together so much more is achieved. After 18 years in Rotary Ken has been (more…)

Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Program (RYDA)


Students watching braking demonstration

Moonah Rotary members were again pleased to take part in the RYDA Program held at the Showgrounds during August. The 2,300 students from Year 10 took part this year over a two week period. The RYDA Program was developed in response to the tragic loss of young people in road crashes. Young people aged 17-25 represent less than than 15% of the population yet account for around one quarter of deaths and injuries on our roads.   During the RYDA Program (more…)

Guest Speaker- Lowilla Okello

LowillaLowilla Okello works with CentreCare to help support Sudanese Refugees to settle in Tasmania. After a visit to his home village in South Sudan and seeing how in need the children were for education he returned to Tasmania and formed the Young Seeds Foundation.   (more…)

25th Anniversary Art Show

The Rotary Club of Hobart is holding its 25th Anniversary Art Show on August 16th -17th . Several hundred works for viewing and sale will be exhibited at Wrest Point. The opening night on August 15th will feature an auction including  (more…)

Lucky Winner

Lucky Kate

Lucky Kate

How lucky was this! At last Tuesday’s meeting Kate was the winner of both the Raffle and the Sports Card draw.  Its certainly a first and she can’t ‘whine’ about never winning again! Monies raised go to the funding of Xmas Hampers for disadvantaged and the wine is kindly donated by the Carlyle Hotel each week. Enjoy Kate.

World Polio Day – October 24th 2014

28 July 2014

Dear Rotary Leader,

I am happy to announce that we successfully met our fundraising goal for Rotary Year 2013-14. While it is important to celebrate our success, we recognize that we still need to raise funds and awareness for polio eradication.

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We now meet at the Carlyle Hotel, 232 Main Road, Derwent Park. (Next door to the Metro Bus depot)
Our meetings are on Tuesdays at 1pm in the upstairs function room, EXCEPT on the FIRST Tuesday of the month, when they will be held at 7pm.
Excellent meals at affordable prices are available.

The Third Annual "Pride Of Workmanship" awards will be held 29th October 2014.
Nominations for Businesses and Individuals close on 29th August 2014:
Download Nomination Forms

Click here to view photos From The 2013 Presentations.