Dear members and friends of the Rotary Club of Sydney Darling Harbour,

In what has become a welcome return to normal, my joints and muscles are presently aching again after a thoroughly successful volunteer effort. This week, members of the Rotary Club of Sydney Darling Harbour and volunteers from Sydney’s South Sudanese community assisted with the packing, preparing and sorting of donated goods to help them swiftly meet their intended recipients in the South Sudan. We packed hospital beds, shifted equipment and helped organise the warehouse, providing real service to people whom we will never meet. After two long years of COVID, boots on ground volunteering was especially rewarding, and we look forward to coming back in the future.

Speaking of the future, we have a virtual on Wednesday which will be joined by our Assistant District Governor, Shane Burrette. Shane will be discussing the Zone 8 Regionalisation Project, and outlining their vision for the future. If you are interested in how Rotary can best adapt to a changing and challenging future, this meeting is not to be missed.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Meeting – 24/8/2022: Zone 8 Rotary Regionalisation Pilot Project
August 24, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Our digital club meetings are a great opportunity to discuss our upcoming events, ongoing projects and recent news from the comfort of your home office. If you are passionate about improving your world and local community, making new friends and developing new skills and are excited to attack new challenges, then this is the meeting for you.

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Social Meeting – 26/8/2022
August 26, 2022 at 6:00 pm
The Sporting Globe x 4 Pines

Our social drinks provide an opportunity for fellowship and unwinding along the Sydney Darling Harbour. Members, friends and new-comers are more than welcome as we discuss the month just gone, and look forward to the weeks ahead. No registration is required. If you have any questions, please email

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Club Meeting – 14/9/2022
September 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm
PSK Private Wealth

The Rotary Club of Sydney Darling is an active and an effective community service group, with a broad array of projects on the go. We support women’s homeless shelters, we plant trees, we organise fundraisers and much, much more. We have members from all walks of life and are always ready to try our hand at something new.

Like any Rotary Club, our members are our most valuable asset. Their passion, skills and service are the only reasons we’re able to make the changes in the world that we can. We would love to have you amongst us and to work on things you care about. We’d be delighted to add any project you’d like to raise to our list, and to show how the global Rotary network can help make you a part of making the world a better place.

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Board Meeting – 21/9/2022
September 21, 2022 at 6:30 pm

The Rotary Club of Sydney Darling Harbour is engaged in several different projects. Whether it’s working within our local community, advancing international understanding and providing humanitarian aid, providing for the development and advancement of our members or fostering new friendships, our Club strives to always put its hands to something useful.

Board meetings allow for the Club’s leadership to discuss plans, co-ordinate on strategies and address Club issues. They allow the Club’s leadership a chance to discuss the our upcoming events and projects, and help ensure that we remain vibrant and cohesive. If you would like to sink your teeth into the administration behind our Club, you are very welcome to attend our board meetings.

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Final Thoughts

The world’s longest carrot ever grown was over 6 metres long.

Well, that’s it from me. Don’t forget that our next meeting is on Wednesday the 24th of August at 6PM, taking place online. For more information, please visit

Until next week,
Drew Sturgiss
Rotary Club of Sydney Darling Harbour