Speaker Date Topic
Bernie Farquhar Oct 27, 2020 7:15 PM
The Bushfires
The Bushfires

Our guest speaker on Tuesday night will provide an update on the bushfire recovery since the devastating fires on New Years Eve 2019 in East Gippsland.   Bernie is the immediate Past President of Mitchell River Rotary Club and has been actively involved as a member of the Fire Aid Committee established by the five Rotary Clubs in East Gippsland, as an immediate response to help their affected communities.

Bernie will also talk about his involvement with Youth Insearch, a program that helps young people going through tough times, turn their disadvantages into advantages, and rebuild their lives.

Dean Lee, CEO Shrine of Remembrance Nov 10, 2020 7:15 PM
The Shrine and Remembrance Day 2020
The Shrine and Remembrance Day 2020
Dean Lee commenced his professional career in 1981 as a National
Park Ranger on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. 
 
In December 2013, he joined the City of Albany to lead development and operations of
the National Anzac Centre and assist in organisation of Centenary of Anzac commemorative
events. Dean was appointed CEO of the Shrine of Remembrance on 13 July 2015.
 
At the instigation of great Australian, and Rotarian, Sir John Monash, the Shrine of Remambrance is a Melbourne icon, orginally built to mark the sacrifice of those who fell in the Great War . It now represents the sacrifice of many, in many conflicts, that have changed our lives for ever.
 
For Remembrance Day 2020, come along and hear from Dean Lee on the history, work and significance of The Shrine, and those who to whom it pays tribute.