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15 of 2020 -2021: 13 December 2020
 
DATES TO PLAN FOR, OR KEEP OPEN 
 
2020 - 2021 Training (!!!some dates have been altered!!!)
  • Foundation Grants Seminar             20 February 2021
  • PETS                                            10-11 April 2021
  • RC Baldivis Golf Event                 18 April 2021
  • South Coast Assembly                    2 May 2021
  • Kalgoorlie-Esperance Assembly       16 May 2021
  • South West Assembly                     23 May 2021
  • Metro Assembly                             30 May 2021
 
27 - 31 May 2023: International Conference at MELBOURNE!
 
 
 
 
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FROM THE DISTRICT AND CLUBS IN DISTRICT 9465
 
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DISTRICT 9465 AND DISTRICT 9455 JOINT DISTRICT CONFERENCE
 
 
 
Any Questions about the conference? Visit https://www.rotarywa.org/joint-district-conference or e-mail info@rotarywa.org.

Ready to book your tickets now? Click the button below, select Full Conference Tickets (March 5-7) EARLY BIRD SPECIAL and save 10%.
 
 
 
COVID - 19: QR - Codes  &  SafeWa  App
 
From 5 December 2020, particular businesses must maintain contact registers for WA Health Department COVID-19 contact tracing, if required. 
 
If COVID-19 is detected in the WA community, contact registers help to protect us all by enabling the WA Health Contact Team to quickly identify and assist anyone that may have been exposed to COVID-19.
 
 
FROM RC PERTH
 
 
 
FROM DISTRICT 9465 RYLA COMMITTEE
 
 
RYLA DINNER BOOKING HERE  
 

FROM RC ASCOT
 
 
                                         
 

 
The Handicamp Committee
happily announces
 
HANDICAMP 2021 will proceed
 
Thank you to all the clubs that have been able to support Handicamp this difficult year.
 
We have applied for 2 grants that will provide the remaining funds needed.
 
Invoices/receipts will be sent this week to the clubs that offered help.
When the allocations of Campers/Buddies have been made you will be notified who you funded.
 
Banking details : Handicamp       BSB  036 031     Account #    253355
 
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Applications for RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) for 2021 are open now!
 
RYLA is an intensive eight-day program designed for 18-28 year olds with leadership potential and a commitment to community service. The program is a unique opportunity aimed to bring participants out of their comfort zone and challenge them to think outside the square while actively using and building on their existing skills and knowledge.
 
RYLA includes seminars, workshops, physical activities and team games relating to areas including Communication and Public Speaking, Leadership, Team Work and Group Dynamics, Problem Solving and Decision Making, Goal Setting, Time Management and Self Awareness and Emotional Intelligence.
 
All applications must include the name of their sponsoring Rotary Club, and we expect that applicants have contacted their local Rotary Club to arrange sponsorship prior to submitting the form.  The RYLA Committee will assist with this if necessary.
Applicants are interviewed prior to acceptance onto RYLA.  Successful applicants will have the energy, commitment and motivation to develop their leadership potential and be willing to challenge themselves physically and mentally over the course of the program.  
Please note: Applicants who have come to us via a Rotary Club will receive priority acceptance onto the program.
 
RYLA is held at the Serpentine Camping Centre from Saturday 9th January – Saturday 16th 2021.
 
Rotary Club Sponsorship for a RYLA participant is $850, and the participant contribution is $200.  This includes all activities, accommodation and meals for the week..
 
GREAT NEWS!
 
 
Applications for RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) for 2021 have been extended to 15th December!
 
We still have places available for RYLA in January 2021 that we need to fill in order to make the camp a success.
 
If your club has someone they'd like to nominate, but has yet to do so, please get the application to us as soon as possible to that they don't miss out!  You can either email to ryla@rotary9465.org.au or submit online at https://forms.gle/Xseqmn3c6FUYxX6n9.
 
To assist with our planning, please do let me know if you have an application on the way so I can make sure we hold a place for them (as long as we get the form by December 15th!).
 
RYLA is held at the Serpentine Camping Centre from Saturday 9th January – Saturday 16th January 2020.
 
Rotary Club Sponsorship for a RYLA participant is $850, and the participant contribution is $200.  This includes all activities, accommodation and meals for the week.
If any participants believe they will struggle to afford the $200 contribution, please ask them to apply anyway and we can come to some arrangement.  I'd hate for anyone to miss out for financial reasons.
 
The application form is available online - https://forms.gle/Xseqmn3c6FUYxX6n9 and a paper copy is attached to this email.
 
 
If you have any questions, please contact me on 0402 491 139 or ryla@rotary9465.org.au.
 
Yours in Rotary Service,
 
Ian Ball
Chairman (2020-21)
Rotary District 9465 RYLA Committee
Leadership Through Self-Awareness
 
Phone: 0402 491 139
 
 
THE CENTENARY BATON IN AUSTRALIA
 
The R100 Centenary Baton has now been launched.
 
The Centenary Baton is an important symbol of how Rotarians connect with each other and our communities, now and into the future.
 
 
 
 
Imagine Rotarians, local personalities, Councillors, community leaders, community groups, and everyday people around Australia & New Zealand carrying the baton of service and passing it forward. Imagine the R100 Centenary Baton being passed on at every District and Club Changeover for the next 100 years, with the Rotary leader’s name inscribed in perpetuity. Connecting with future generations of Rotary leadership.
 
Their Excellencies The Governor General and Mrs Hurley have passed the Centenary Baton to the Presidents of Melbourne and Sydney; the two clubs that were founded in 1921 with 100th anniversaries in April and May 2021. It’s now the turn for every District and any Club to obtain your very own Centenary Baton. Think about the value it can bring in so many ways.
 
How can you get involved?
  • Own your own R100 Centenary celebration and be part of a bigger event!
  • Energise your club and create a celebration of 100 years of Rotary by planning an event - a Dinner, Fund Raiser, Walk through Town, or maybe a Fun Run.
  • Involve your community in your planning, invite members of the public to be part of the committee, engage community groups and businesses to partner with you.
  • The baton is a visible symbol of 100 years of Rotary achievement. Reach out to local media to get the message out across your area. Tell the story of what Rotary has achieved and where we will make a difference in the next 100 years.
  • And be part of a R100 Baton Relay across Australia & New Zealand to celebrate 100 years of Rotary working in our communities. Throughout the country, State by State, District by District, Club by Club. Rotary Connects in new and novel ways like we never have before.
  • Gather batons from across the nation for a “Parade of Batons” at signature Anniversary events throughout 2021, showing your colours and demonstrating to the world that you were there!
 
We are actively seeking club and district champions.
For more information and to purchase your own R100 Centenary Baton, visit the R100 Centenary Baton website at https://www.r100baton.com/ or become Facebook friends @ https://www.facebook.com/R100baton.
The R100 Baton Champion is PP Linda Humphries who would love to hear your story at linda@sandstonehaven.com
 
 
 
 
 
Rotoract Club of Perth
 
 
 
 
Shelterbox Trek for Shelter 2021
 
 
 
We are excited to announce Trek for Shelter and our goal to raise $250,000
Trek the legendary Larapinta Trail in the Australian Outback, the dense rainforest of Cradle Mountain, the spectacular coastlines in Western Australia or challenge yourself with the Kokoda trail. Join one of these epic adventures and raise funds for ShelterBox Australia to assist families in crisis.
 
Our goal is to raise a quarter of a million dollars across our five adventures. This amount of money will provide 1,000 families with a ShelterKit (including tarps, tools and fixings) plus solar lights, a water filter and mosquito nets. Life-changing, life-saving aid, essential for disaster-affected communities to start their own recovery. We’re asking you to help us continue our efforts by joining one of our Trek for Shelter adventures today!
 
When you sign up, you’ll join a team of other passionate ShelterBox supporters who will trek with you and we’ll give you all the guidance you’ll need to start your fundraising journey!
 
New Year savings: Sign up before 31 January and save $300!
 
Which adventure will you choose?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tasmania Trek | 3 - 7 March 2021
 
Cradle Mountain sits in the stunning Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area and is one of Australia’s premier trekking destinations. Rocky mountain peaks, buttongrass moorlands, glacial lakes, waterfalls and dense rainforest are hallmarks of this natural haven.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Larapinta Trek | 26 July 2021
 
On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you’ll trek through the Australian outback on one of the most spectacular walking tracks in the world—the Larapinta Trail
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
The Australian Outback Marathon | 31 July 2021
 
Set against the backdrop of Australia’s iconic landscape, the ShelterBox Australian Outback Marathon is a chance to challenge yourself as you pound the red earth around Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
Cape to Cape Trek | 3 - 9 October 2021
 
Join ShelterBox Australia for the Cape to Cape Coastal Walk along one of the most spectacular coastlines in Western Australia. Over 5 days, you will trek through breath-taking coastal and forest scenery, across this ever-changing landscape—witnessing the fascinating geological cliffs, caves, rock formations and headlands.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kokoda | 22 April - 2 May 2022
 
Regarded as one of the world’s greatest treks, the Kokoda Track links the south and north coast of Papua New Guinea across 96 kilometres of rocky mountain terrain, tropical rainforest and remote villages.
 
 

 
 
 
New Year savings: Sign up before 31 January and save $300!
 
Mike Greenslade
CEO ShelterBox Australia
Disaster Relief
0459 959 501
 
 
 
FROM RC PERTH 
 
 
 
Bulletin Editor
Bob Phipps
 
 
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