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Our speaker was Hugh Bucknall, Melbourne Rotary Club. Hugh gave a very lively talk about the forthcoming Australian Rotary Centenary celebration in 2021 and the big success story of attracting the International Convention in 2023 (May 27 -31) over stiff competition from London.
Prof Usha Iyer-Raniga
Usha is a senior academic at the School of Property, Construction and Project Management at RMIT. She has worked in architectural practices in India, Canada and Australia. Her expertise in this area has extended to her work in encompassing sustainability in issues related to building and its connection with the built environment. A direct outcome of Usha’s influence from her work with triple involves bringing practical knowledge of energy, efficiency and conservation to triple bottom line sustainability in the buildings and the built environment.
One of Usha’s major strengths lies research. Her interests include Policy and Regulation, Built Environment Design/Form, Heritage Issues and Smart Cities. Usha has promoted her work in a number of key forms. For example, Information Technology, Conference Presentations, Seminars etc, all of which have involved students both from Australia and overseas tertiary institutions, including India, Canada and Asia.
Usa’s présentation was comprehensive, professional, engaging and was received extremely well by Rotarians and guests.
Working Meeting & Visit to RMH
Fiona Darling-City of Melbourne
"Caring for an Aging Population"
Dr Kate Gregorevic is a physician and researcher based at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She has a strong interest in health advocacy, and regularly writes for The Age about health and ageing. She has founded an online exercise and health education. Program called Project Three Six Twelve and her first book will be published by Pan Macmillan next year.
- Christmas Lunch on Tuesday 17 December, instead of customary breakfast. Cost $40 per head. Children’s presents to be donated to Ronald MacDonald House should show age and gender.
Council Member, The Graduate Union
"A migrant lawyers case towards greater diversity and inclusion".
Monday 7th October 2019- 6.00Pm arrival for a 7.00PM
Graduate House- 220 Leicester St, Carlton
RSVP Tuesday 1st Oct
Cost $30.00 for Rotarians (+Partners), $35.00 for General Public
Rotarian Action Group for Multiple Sclerosis Awareness (RAGMSA):
Toby Rowe Australian Unity’s Rathdowne Place
His informative presentation outlined the history of Australian Unity (formerly Manchester Unity) and their current involvement health care in Retirement Villages.
Marie Quirke-GM Marketing and Fundraising
Marie did all her secondary and tertiary education in Ireland ( University of Limerick and University College-Cork ) and came to Australia in 2012 and has been working with the RFDS-Victoria ever since; gradually moving up the ranks until she was promoted to the General Manager's role in January 2019.
A GLOBAL LEADERSHIP EVENT
Guest Speaker: Ian Riseley OAM,
President of Rotary International 2017-2018, Trustee of The Rotary Foundation 2019-2023. Introduced by Keith Ryall (District 9800 Governor 2011-2012; Rotary Club of Carlton).
THE POWER OF VOLUNTEERISM: HOW CAN I MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE
Working Meeting: Leave at 1.30pm (approx) for Working Bee at DIK.
LEONIE BOXTEL, Director Alumni and Philanthropy, RMIT University,
Leonie gave a broad-ranging talk about RMIT. She had joined the University not long after the appointment of Martin Bean CBE as RMIT’s new Vice Chancellor.
followed by visit to Australian Unity Drummond Place Retirement Village from 2pm to 3pm.