Speaker Date Topic
Club Feb 03, 2022
CC Club Assembly
Mr Richard (Ric) Smith AO PSM Feb 10, 2022

Richard (Ric) Smith AO PSM is a former senior Australian public servant and diplomat.  He served as the Australian Ambassador to China (1996-2000), Australian Ambassador to  Indonesia during the time of the 2002 Bali bombings (2001-2002), and Secretary of the Department of Defence (2002-2006).  In April 2009, Smith was appointed as Australia's Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

GS Feb 17, 2022
NO meeting Feb 24, 2022
NO meeting - in lieu of social option Feb 20

Social Option:  Sun 20 Feb:  Arboretum 9.30am.  Half hour forest walk.  Morning tea at Ginger Cafe.  Ian to assist in his role as a volunteer guide at the Arboretum.  Cost for Bonsai Tour & Forest Walk $13.60 concession. (Russ)

Club Mar 03, 2022
CC Club Assembly
Vanessa Low Mar 08, 2022
International Women's Day - Rotary District 9705 @ RCGC 7-9am

Vanessa Low (31yo) is a German-born Australian Paralympic athlete competing in T42 sprint and long jump events.  Born in East Germany, she gained Australian nationality in June 2017.  In 2016, Low was the only actively competing female track athlete with two above-knee amputations of her legs.  Low won gold at the. Summer Paralympics in Rio (2012 & 2016) and Tokyo (2020) in long jump - and holds the world record.  

Low is married to Australian Paralympic gold medalist Scott Reardon.

Rotary District event - in lieu of Thurs weekly meeting.  Venue: Royal Canberra Golf Club, 7.30am to 9.00am.


NO meeting Mar 10, 2022
NO meeting - in lieu District event, Mar 8, 2022

March 8:  In lieu of DISTRICT meeting on International Women's Day, Tuesday 8 March 2022:  Venue is Royal Canberra Golf Club; Timing is 7.00am for 7.30am to 9.00am;  Guest Speaker is Vanessa Low.                                           NB:  THIS EVENT IS TO BE LIVE-STREAMED ACROSS THE WHOLE OF THE DISTRICT 9705 - organised by the Co-Chairs of the District Membership Committee.

March 14:  Canberra Day.  Simon's BBQ breakfast (Simon)

GS Mar 17, 2022
GS Mar 24, 2022
Club Apr 07, 2022
CC Club Assembly
NO meeting Apr 14, 2022
NO meeting - in lieu social option, NFSA April 9

Sat 9 April - NFSA.  Australians in Hollywood.  Cafe and lunch available.  Group booking online for tour at 1.30pm.  Either apply at $9.50 or pay full price $14.50 (Suzanne)

GS Apr 21, 2022
GS Apr 28, 2022