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

I don’t know if it’s the arrival of Christmas decorations in stores, the faint smell of the backburning or life beginning to slow down, but it’s becoming apparent that we are fast approaching the end of the year. Before we know it we’ll be in 2023 which is set to have its own triumphs and challenges.

To make sure you start the year off on the right note, this is a friendly reminder to:

  1. Register for the Rotary International Conference in Melbourne this coming May! We’ve thousands of Rotarians coming to our fair country from around the world, it’s essential to get in early to secure your accommodation. If you’ve not done so already, I’d get right on that.
  2. Register for our Tree Planting in March! We’ll be planting some trees again in the Southern Highlands, we’d love to see you there!
  3. Register for our Nativity BBQ! Technically, that’s still in this year, but it’s a great way to mark the start of Christmas!

Upcoming Events

Board Meeting – 16/11/2022
November 16, 2022 at 6:00 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 […]

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28th Annual Rotary Charity Harbour Cruise
November 18, 2022 at 9:00 am
Cruising Yacht Club Of Australia

Our friends at the Rotary Club of Sydney Cove have been running this regatta for 28 years, and have donated millions to support research projects at the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation, their principal beneficiary for 25 years.

The Regatta runs out of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA), the home of the ROLEX Sydney to Hobart race. The yacht owners provide around 50 of the best yachts and their crew – like Ichi Ban and Wild Oats – for free one day each November to support the regatta.

Don’t miss a great day out in support of an incredible cause. Sail on over to to secure your tickets now!

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Virtual Meeting – 23/11/2022
November 23, 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 […]

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Club Meeting – 14/12/2022
December 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm
PSK Private Wealth

Our virtual meetings allow for a rapid-fire update of our upcoming events, ongoing projects and new ideas and initiatives. If you’d like see what the Rotary Club of Sydney Darling Harbour is all about, there’s no better way to do so!

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Uniting Harris Community Centre Nativity Event
December 17, 2022 at 5:30 am
Uniting Harris Community Centre

The Harris Community Centre will be holding their annual Christmas event, and have asked for our support in running their BBQ and Gelato store.

These are always a fantastic way to cap off the year, with youngsters running underfoot, grown-ups catching up and even an appearance from Santa.

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Final Thoughts

The 1st King of England made a law that said everyone had to be in bed by 8pm.

Well, that’s it from me. Don’t forget that our next meeting is on Wednesday the 23rd of November at 6PM, taking place online. For more information, please visit

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