We are a club of about 50 men and women sharing the Rotary vision with 33,000 Rotary clubs around the world.
Our area includes the part of the Sydney Northern Beaches area stretching from Collaroy to Palm Beach. The area is virtually surrounded by water, bordered by the Tasman Sea to the east, Dee Why to the south and Pittwater to the west and north. Check it out here.
Each Rotary Club is part of a district. The Rotary Club of Upper Northern Beaches is part of District 9685, one of two districts covering the Sydney metropolitan area. The district includes 79 Rotary clubs in the area stretching from the Blue Mountains to the sea north of Sydney Harbour, reaching across the Hawkesbury River and north to Toukley on the Central Coast.
The first four Rotarians
Rotary was founded in in 1905 by Chicago lawyer Paul Harris.
Today, Rotary is 1.2 million neighbors, friends, and community leaders in more than 500 countries who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.
The objectives of Rotary are:
You can learn more about the history of Rotary here.
Over more than 100 years, Rotary has developed a large number of acronyms describing its organisation, practices and programs. As a handy reference, some of them are listed here.
As you can see, we are a very active club! Find out about our projects and activities... Here »
Pittwater Life Magazine recently published a full-page
article about us.
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A project status update at an Upper Northern Beaches Rotary meeting