Monthly Archives: April 2015
Interplast Update

Our thoughts are with Nepal Following the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal last Saturday our thoughts are with our local Nepalese partners, colleagues and all of those affected by the tragedy, including those in Australia. We were relieved to hear from Nepalese surgeon and one of our key local partners, Dr Shankar Rai, that he […]


April 25th 1915 – 2015 I am , You Are, We are Australian     Rupert Brooke III: The Dead Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead! There’s none of these so lonely and poor of old, But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold. These laid the world away; poured out the […]

Webb Dock Breakfast

5 Bloody AM Who thought this one up Dave?

Hospital Bed Bank – Chile project complete

PP Ricardo Krauskopf writes Our main partners in the ‘Rotary Hospital Bed Bank’ in Chile, the Rotary Club of Valdivia-Ainil, have confirmed the arrival of the 4th and last of the current series of shipping containers sent by RC Port Melbourne, with the help of DIK, to southern Chile. The ‘Rotary Hospital Bed Bank’ is […]

Some Oxford Scholars

Secretary Dave, aka the Culture Vulture has some offerings for youse to improve ya think bits. In deep and meaningful correspondence from across the sea comes an offer that Dave wants passed on in the hope of more correct behavior and better repartee at the Monday meetings, and all for just a few oxford scholars. […]

Balibo Fort House Hotel
Now Open!,

RC Port Melbourne’s President Robyn, PP Ricardo and Suzanne have just returned from a visit to Balibo, where they attended the opening of the Balibo Fort House Hotel, our RAWCS project No. 142, 2010-11. It’s been 5 years in the making and has cost a bundle but it has been worth the wait, the hotel […]