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Managing the Chic Models
Tuesday 21st November
The guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Sydney on Tuesday 21st November will be Ursula Hufnagl, founder of one of the world’s most respected model agencies, Chic Management.
Chic Management manages the careers of some of the leading names in modelling – Alyssa Sutherland, Catherine McNeil, Cheyenne Tozzi, Holly Rose, Jemma Baines, Maddison Brown, Nicole Pollard, Pania Rose and Samantha Harris.
Ursula will discuss with Rotarians and their guests some of the more difficult decisions she has made when the demands of running a commercial enterprise (with many livelihoods at stake) is confronted by issues with a social impact.
Chic prides itself in being a leader in the industry, by always moving into the future with creative, strategic ideas that not only benefit the talent but also the industry.
On Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 12:30pm
Sydney Rotary Club's Annual General Meeting
Tuesday 28th November
On Tuesday 28th November, the Rotary Club of Sydney will hold its Annual General Meeting.
At this meeting, leadership roles will be discussed along with proposed changes to modernise Club rules.
On Tuesday 28 November 2017 at 12:30pm
Lunch with Minister Dominello
Tuesday 5th December
The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club on Tuesday 5th December will be the Hon. Victor Dominello, Minister for Finance, Services and Property in the NSW Government.
Victor worked as a lawyer for 14 years, including eight years as a partner in a commercial law firm, where he represented clients in a number of landmark cases. In 1995, at the age of 28, he was elected as a Councillor of Ryde City Council.
Following the Baird Government’s re-election in March 2015, Victor was sworn in as the state’s first Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation where he was responsible for the Office of Fair Trading. Whilst Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Victor introduced historic reforms to the State’s strata laws. He also launched FuelCheck providing customers with real-time updates of fuel prices to ensure they receive a better deal at the bowser.
In January 2017, Victor was asked to serve as Minister for Finance, Services and Property in the Berejiklian Governmnet. In his current role, Victor has oversight of Service NSW, Office of State Revenue, the Land Titles Office, Government Property NSW, Government Procurement, the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) and the Government’s ICT Strategy.
Prior to his parliamentary career, Victor cherished the opportunity to travel to many places around the world and looks back fondly on his experiences in India, Central and South America, Europe, the US and Asia.
On Tuesday 5th December 2017 at 12:30pm
Military Support to Community Building
Tuesday 12th December
The guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club on Tuesday 12th December will be Lt Col Richard Watson who earlier this year returned from his appointment as the Defence Adviser South West Pacific, accredited to Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Marshall Islands.
During this posting he coordinated Defence support to disaster relief, military and police training, and security planning across the Pacific region. His specific topic RAMSI (Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands) concluded after 14 years involvement of Australian and NZ Defence, Police and Aid Agency work to stabilise and re-build the Solomon Islands government and economy after their civil uprisings in 2003.
Richard is also a veteran with operational service in Afghanistan and Iraq. He has recently been selected as the Defence Attaché to Dili and will undertake language training in Portuguese in 2018.
Richard was born and raised in country New South Wales and has two sons and a daughter.
On Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 12:30pm
Sydney Rotary Club's Christmas Yum Cha
Tuesday 19th December
Join Sydney Rotarians and friends at their annual Christmas Yum Cha on Tuesday 19th December, at the Sky Phoenix commencing at 12 noon sharp and concluding at 1:30pm.
A 10-dish Yum Cha Banquet including Chicken Spring Roll; Fried Prawn Dumpling; Mixed Steamed Dumpling Platter – Shu Mai (Dim Sim), Har Gao (Prawn), Vegetable Dumpling; Steamed BBQ Pork Bun; Salt & Pepper Calamari; Steamed Chinese Broccoli with Oyster Sauce; BBO Combination Platter – BBQ Pork & Roast Duck; Fried Rice; Soy Sauce Fried Noodles; Mango Pancake or Mango Pudding, plus Chinese Tea. Cost $35.
On Tuesday 19th December 2017 at 12pm