The Rotary Club of Sydney meets for Lunch on Tuesdays 12.30pm to 2.00pm at
The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel Cello Room, 4th Floor, 169 Castlereagh Street
(between Market and Park Street) Sydney NSW 2000.
 
Guests are always welcome. 
 

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Lunch Meeting: Sydney Rotary Club's Annual Citizenship Ceremony
 
Tuesday 28th February 
 
The Hon. Philip Ruddock will be the guest speaker at Sydney Rotary Club's annual Citizenship Ceremony at 12:30pm on Tuesday 28th February at the Castlereagh Hotel.
 
Philip Ruddock was a Liberal member of the House of Representatives from 1973 to 2016. He was first elected in a 1973 by-election and by the time of his retirement, he was the last parliamentary survivor of the Whitlam and Fraser Governments. 
 
He was both the Father of the House and the Father of the Parliament from 1998 to his retirement. He is the second longest-serving parliamentarian in the history of the Australian Parliament.
 
Philip Ruddock served continuously in federal cabinet during the Howard Government, as Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs from 1996 to 2003, and then Attorney-General from 2003 to 2007.

Lunch Meeting: Wake up to the Power of Women
 
Tuesday 7th March
 
To mark International Women’s Day, the Rotary Club of Sydney will hold a special luncheon on Tuesday, 7th March featuring an address by Pallavi Sinha on “Wake up to the Power of Women.”
 
Pallavi Sinha is Principal of Lawyers with Solutions and was selected in the prestigious AFR & Westpac 100 Women of Influence winner list. She currently serves on the NSW Council for Women’s Economic Opportunity & the White Ribbon Diversity Committee.
 
She is a former People of Australia Ambassador and has presented submissions before a Senate Committee on Domestic Violence on behalf of FECCA & some of her recommendations were adopted. She was also involved in meetings with the former Minister for Immigration which led to changes to migration policy aimed to increase DV survivors’ access to justice.
 
Pallavi was the first Indian Australian woman to be invited to join Saxton Speakers Bureau. She has spoken at Global, National and Conferences. An Award winner for Excellence in Law, Journalism & Community Services, Pallavi is regularly interviewed by the media & is a popular and well-known speaker & writer, especially on topics such as DV and social cohesion. She has appeared on ABC TV Q & A, the 7.30 Report & The Drum. She also participated in the Ethics Centre Celebrity debate on Racism along with Stan Grant & Jack Thompson. Her opinion pieces have been widely published, including by the SMH, ABC & SBS.
 
Her website is www.pallavisinha.com and you can follow her on Facebook & LinkedIn Pallavi Sinha & on Twitter & Instagram mspallavisinha