Sunday 14 November 2021

  1. District AGM - Delegate Nomination Forms needed
  2. Creating an E Bulletin in Clubrunner - workshop
  3. Melbourne convention 2023 - positions available
  4. National Australia Day events - grants available
  5. Vic Government COVID vaccine requirements
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District AGM 21 November 2021 - Delegate nomination forms required
All Club Presidents, Administrators and Secretaries have been sent the official Notice of Meeting for the Rotary International District 9780 Inc Annual General Meeting to be held online on Sunday 21 November 2021 at 3:00pm (Vic time) 2:30pm (SA time).
Please ensure your Club nominates a delegate to attend this very important annual meeting and that the Delegate Nomination Form is returned to no later than 5:00pm Vic Time (4:30pm SA time) Saturday 20 November, 2021.
Here is the Teams meeting link to join the AGM on Sunday 21 November 2021 at 3:00pm (Vic time).
Creating an E-Bulletin in Clubrunner - workshop
If your club uses Clubrunner for its website, there is a workshop about creating your e bulletin in Clubrunner coming up on 16th November at 7.15pm (Vic time).  You can register online using this link  .  The link to join this workshop will be emailed on the morning of the 16th to those who have registered.
Melbourne convention 2023 - positions available
The 2023 Rotary International Melbourne Convention committee to seeks interested Rotarians to fill various roles with the House of Friendship as follows.  Please follow the links for each of the Position Descriptions and how to apply.
National Australia Day events - grants available
The National Australia Day Council (NADC) is offering funding of up to $30,000 in grants to community organisations planning to host an Australia Day event in 2022.
Applications close on 19 November.
Up to $7.5 million in funding is available to fund local Australia Day events.
Applications are now open and will close at 5pm on Friday 19 November 2021. To support applicants and grant recipients, the NADC will host a series of briefing sessions and webinars, commencing with an introductory briefing session on Monday 15 November 2021 (to attend the briefing, click here).
To check eligibility, read the grant guidelines and apply for a grant, visit If you have any questions, please email
More information on the NADC 2021 Australia Day grants program, please visit
Vic Government COVID vaccine madated requirements
The District Legal officer has now provided an opinion regarding the recommended process to comply with the State‚Äôs Public Health Officer directive for Covid vaccinations. 
Please use this document to assist our Clubs to implement these requirements.
I thank our Legal Officer Sergio Bacchettis (Warrnambool Daybreak) for his professional and detailed opinion on this important procedure.
Obviously, this document does not cover our SA Clubs. I will seek further information as to what or if any process is required.
DG John Clue
Rotary Club of Port Fairy