Chadstone East Malvern News

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A night at the MCG

Join Rotary for a night at The G as part of the Rotary International Convention 2023.

Monday 29 May 2023 6.00 PM – 9.00 PM

$60 cost for the evening. Finger food will be served and drinks available at bar prices.

The Long Room, Level 2 Melbourne Cricket Ground


Rotary Sleeping Out Rough Night 2023

SleepOut to help end family violence and homelessness

Homelessness and family violence are major issues in our community, and we need your help to raise awareness and funds!

Join us for our sleep out on Friday, April 14th in Central Park Malvern from 5:30pm or sponsor someone sleeping out.


Safety and Dignity for Women and Children

Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern is leading 17 Rotary Clubs from 10 Rotary Districts around the globe to provide a safe and dignified space for women to bathe themselves and their children as part of a Washroom Toilet construction project

Women and children in most remote villages in rural Cambodia do not have a toilet or a bathroom. They must defecate in the open and bathe in the open either partly dressed or behind a cloth screen.


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'Smart Alternatives to Single-Use Packaging'

This month's ESRAG Newsletter features the article 'Smart Alternatives to Single-Use Packaging'. 

ESRAG Newsletter January 2023

BusyFeet needs Volunteers

BusyFeet needs volunteers to help with this wonderful dance program that is in it's 11th year. If you are available or know someone else who might be, please contact Rosemary Johnston via email:



Portable Wicker Planters for sale. Make fabulous gifts or activity for children. They are portable so perfect for rental properties. Plus the plants love them. Wicker Planter Kit just $50. Sale of planters will help fund water tanks in Vanuatu. For further information contact Sandi at


10th Anniversary BusyFeet Annual Concert

Sunday 27th November was the date for our wonderful BusyFeet Annual concert. And an extra special event as it was it's 10th Anniversary.

We had a great turnout from the club and all were blessed to be in the room and experience the magic of this wonderful activity created by Past President Lin Hughes (dec.) She would have been watching from above. And wonderful to have Lin's daughters Kate and Lisa present for the 10th Anniversary. 

WOW! And all of us doing the conga at the end was just perfect.😀


Rotary Down Under - November Edition

Have you had a chance to read this month's Rotary Down Under? If not, you can do so online here

In November's edition you can read the following:

  • An article by Past Rotary International President Ian Riseley on 'Rotary's forest of hope and peace'.
  • The announcement that Dr Murray Verso has become the regional coordinator for Australia to End Polio Now. 
  • Get involved in building peace
  • A Pragmatic Path to Peace in the Middle East
  • Recognising a woman's worth
  • Women in Agriculture
  • Rotary's 'Down Under' Centenary project
  • Te Tai Tokerau Tamiriki Mental Health and Wellbeing Project
  • Philanthropy funds three new projects

Donation to Lismore - helping flood recovery

We donated $1,000 to help Rotary help those in Lismore who have had to endure some horrendous floods. Here is a video sharing the situation and the difference Rotary is making: 


Thank you Bill Hall for 46 years Rotary Service

We had a fabulous evening to celebrate Bill Hall's 46 years of service with Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern.


Congratulations BusyFeet on 10 years of dancing

It was back in 2011 when the idea of BusyFeet was born by the late Lin Hughes. 10 years on there are now five BusyFeet dances scattered throughout Melbourne and Rotary Clubs continue to show great interest in starting up even more BusyFeet dances. 

This is Catherine who has been with BusyFeet since 2012



'The Market' - Opportunity for Stallholders

We hold Markets at Phoenix Park and Ashburton-a-Fair throughout the year. Interested in joining us? Please email 


Rotary SleepOut for the Homeless - raises $12,000+

SleepOut in Central Park raised over $12,000! That will buy food packs for the Homeless this festive season.  Thank you to all who made a donation. Your kindness made a difference!


$12,000+ Cheque for the Homeless

It was so great to have a combined meeting with the members from Rotary Malvern to present the funds raised from our Rotary SleepOut for the Homeless to the Avalon Centre. 


We need your plastic Bread Tags for Wheelchairs

We are collecting plastic Bread Tags that will raise money for 'Wheelchairs for Kids'. Can you help? Please ask your friends to save them for you as well. And bring them to our meeting and give them to Tania or Michele.


5 most common recycling questions explained

Planet Ark provide answers to the most common recycling questions.

QUESTION 1: What are ‘soft plastics’ and why can’t I recycle them at home?


Environmental Sustainability Rotarian Action Group

Two main events to highlight in the coming weeks are the Melbourne Pollinator
Corridor Walk by Emma Cutting which has been deferred to a date to be advised, due
to the current lockdown, and, the celebration of Environment Day with an
‘Environment Area of Focus Launch’ on 4 June 2021 as detailed in this newsletter.


Mobility Aids heading for DIK

Club members Louise, Kathryn and Paul collected a range of mobility aids that were donated by a family.  It turned out that the family member, Janis, was a Rotaractor many years ago – the Rotary contacts live on!! 


Rotary Theme 2021-22 - 'Serve to Change Lives'

Incoming Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta urged members to become more involved in service projects, saying that caring for and serving others is the best way to live because it changes not only other people’s lives, but also our own.

Congratulations to our Royce Abbey Awardees

Congratulations to our latest Royce Abbey Awardees in Kathryn O'Connor and Michele Kennedy. They join many worthy recipients.


Drinking Water for over 5,000 people

In collaboration with the Rotary Clubs of Upper Northern Beaches (Sydney) and Paddington (Brisbane), Chadstone/East Malvern are about to embark on installing 60 water bores across six villages in Cambodia to provide drinking water to over 5000 people. People who currently drink water from infected ponds or roadside rain pools.


Mock Interviews Online - Ashwood High School

It was all systems go on Monday 26th July as RCEM members supported Ashwood High School and gave Year 10 students an opportunity to hone their job application, interview and presentation skills.  


Drinking Water to School Children in Vanuatu

Another highly successful International project that is almost complete - the provision of drinking water for schools in Vanuatu thanks Rotary Chadstone/East Malvern.


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