3rd - 5th March 2023
18 National Circuit Barton ACT
Friday 3rd March 2023
GOLF COMPETITION Shotgun start 8:00 am
BOWLS COMPETITION start 9.00am,
Presentation and Light lunch provided at 12 Noon. Drinks at bar prices.
Yowani Country Club, 455 Northbourne Ave, Lyneham ACT.
TOUR BUS: Hop On Hop off Bus.
Running on an hourly circuit, from 10am till 5.30pm, Starting at the Realm Hotel the tour and returns back to the Realm. Click: HERE for ROUTE.
Enjoy an informal continental brunch in the exclusive setting of the Dining Room of the National Gallery of Australia with fellow conference attendees. 10:30am to noon.
Time to meet your fellow Members. Get a group together and dine in any one of the world-class restaurants in and around Canberra. bon appétit
Hello, Fellow Rotarians and friends of District 9810,
The Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra has the potential to bring together over 1,100 members and friends from the district in Victoria. We are planning what will be a spectacular, highly visible, and engaging event
The conference will be held over two days 4th and 5th March 2023 and a Sports/Tour Day 3rd March 2023.
The conference theme is 'Diversity' We understand that cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is essential to realising our vision of a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change.
We value diversity and celebrate the contributions of people of all backgrounds, across age, ethnicity, race, colour, disability, learning style, religion, faith, socioeconomic status, culture, marital status, languages spoken, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity as well as differences in ideas, thoughts, values, and beliefs.
I encourage you to attend the Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra.
President Rotary Club of Waverley.
Conference 2023 District 9810 Canberra
Saturday 4th March 2023
8:00am Registration open
8:15am Rotary Expo open
1st Plenary Session - 9:00am
Corroboree, welcome to country and traditional dance by Duncan Smith and daughter, Jakida.
Welcome MC Brian Tyedin and DG Ken Miller.
* RIPPR PDG Leanne Jaggs D9920 – Auckland New Zealand
* DG Geraldine Rurenga District 9705
Geraldine is the youngest female Rotary District Governor.
* District/Club Video presentations.
* Keynote Speaker - Frida Umohoza
!!:05am Morning Tea - Expo Room
2nd Plenary Session - 11:45am
* Keynote Speaker – Ryan Kilborn
Assistance Dogs Australia
* District/Club Video presentation – ROMAC
* Rotaract – Past Present and Future – PDG Shia Smart
12:55pm Lunch - Expo Room
3rd Plenary Session - 2:10pm
* Golf Day / Bowls Day Winners announcement and the Foundation Golf Ball Drop Raffle Winners announcement.
Purchase your balls/tickets to
support the Rotary Foundation.
PP James Glenwright The award $500 for winning club to donate to their charity – this was donated by the Rotary Club of Forest Hill.
* Keynote Speaker - Dr Dinesh Palipana
* Chair Trustees, Rotary Foundation - Ian Riseley OAM.
*Light Relief – PDG Jonathan Usher
* Keynote Speaker - Grant Godino
4:00pm Session Close
5:45pm Coach transport to the Gala Dinner, Parliament House from Realm Hotel, Rydges and Alvio Tourist Park.
AT 7:00pm -
Sunday 5th March 2023
700am Enjoy an all Rotarian and Alumni breakfast with our Special Rotary Speaker. (Registration required)
8:15am Rotary Expo open
1st Plenary Session -9:00am
MC Tina McInerney
* In Memoriam
* District Presentation - Disaster Aid Australia
* Keynote Speaker - Professor Brett Sutton
* Conference 2024 - Launch
10:30am Morning Tea - Expo Room
2nd Plenary Session - 11:00am
* Light Relief – PDG Jonathan Usher
* Keynote Speaker - Peta Searle
* Rotary traditional closing statement and Conference Banner Handover.
12:40pm Conference Sessions CLOSE
Lunch to be served in Expo Room.
The ‘ACROSS THE AGES’ Gala Dinner.
Dance the night away and enjoy the delights of local food and wines. This event will be held at the sensational Great Hall Parliament House.
Dress theme: ‘ACROSS THE AGES’
Dress for your favourite era;
20s, 60s, 80s, and 'naughtys'
Or we request the formal dress code
* Note: EFTPOS and Credit Card accepted at the Bar (NO CASH)
* 11:00pm Gala Dinner Close Transfers back to REALM etc. from 10:00pm 10:30pm and 11:00pm
Sunday 5th March 2023
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Terms and Conditions of Registration
the fine print
EVENT REGISTRATION By registering for or attending an event run by the Conference Committee 2023 on behalf of Rotary International District 9810 Inc, you agree to the following conditions and policies:
Doma Hotels are pleased to offer delegates attending the Conference 2023 Canberra Rotary District 9810 a special group rate at their Hotels from the 3rd to 5th March 2023.
To make a booking at any one of the Doma Hotels, the Realm Hotel, Burbury Hotel, Brassey Hotel and Little National Hotel please contact Lynn Whelan, Accommodation Committee Member, email@example.com or 0409 938 694
Accommodation, Location and Special offers.
18 National Circuit, Canberra. ACT.
Great Hall Parliament House
Golf / Bowls Competition
Yowani Country Club
455 Northbourne Ave, Lyneham ACT.
Dining Room National Gallery of Australia.
Parkes Pl E, Parkes ACT
Special Car rental available for Rotarians travelling to Canberra for the conference.
Collect Med size car from Budget Blackburn Thursday March 2 after 9am
Return Monday March 6 by 9am
$187 total cost with reduced insurance excess to $300
Contact: Simon Wheelton
THE WHEELTON GROUP
Mobile: 0438 151 710