Welcome to the Rotary Club of Sydney our club supports the community through various projects, both locally and across the globe. We have a diverse group of people as our members and we bring together our collective experience, professionalism and Rotary values in order to promote goodwill, peace and provide humanitarian service to all.
Who We Are
Service Above Self.
Chartered 17 May 1921
A legacy Rotary Club in New South Wales
Together, we see a world
where people unite and take action
to create lasting change across the globe,
in our communities, and in ourselves.
The Rotary Club of Sydney is part of Rotary International.
Activities and Projects
The Rotary Club of Sydney is a very busy multi-dimensional club. Members and visitors have the opportunity to attend a range of activities including luncheons, breakfasts or informal meetups. There are also networking evenings and a variety of committee meetings held at different times of day and night. Guests are always welcome. The Rotary Club of Sydney has an extensive list of current activities and projects.
Ethics is a hallmark of Rotary.
Rotarians experience personal growth in an organisation that is respected worldwide for its high values and standards and at the same time develops business networking opportunities and builds lifelong friendships. Clubs are non-political, non-religious, and open to all cultures, races and creeds.
History of Sydney Rotary
- Founding the New South Wales Society for Crippled Children in 1929, now known as the Northcott Society; the first Australian Rotary Project.
- Establishing the Police & Citizens Boys’ Clubs in New South Wales.
- Establishing the Mt Eliza Executive School of Business now part of the University of Melbourne.
- Instrumental in the building of an International House to accommodate overseas students at the Universities of Sydney and NSW.
* Brian H Fletcher, Achieving for Others – The Rotary Club of Sydney 1921-2005, Southwood Press 2005.