Street-Side Medics – a mobile health clinic

Dr Daniel Nour, Director of ‘Street-Side Medics’ presented what was an inspiring talk on what is essentially a mobile health clinic, fitted out like a general practice. It provides medical examinations, basic pathology and minor surgical procedures in predetermined areas in Sydney for free to the homeless. Homelessness has increased

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The ABC in Crisis – Why it Matters

The ABC in Crisis – Why it Matters. This was the subject-talk by Emeritus Prof Ed Davis AM, our guest speaker on 25 August, 2020. In his capacity as National Vice President and NSW President of ‘ABC Friends’ he delivered a passionate overview of the ABC our Australia’s National Broadcaster.

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Pride of workmanship in the community

Congratulations to Lyn Doherty, Caterer of many years to our weekly meetings. The award is in recognition of outstanding community and customer service. The presentation was originally scheduled in March, just prior social distancing measures being imposed. Congratulations and well done Lyn. Pictured is President Silvio congratulating awardee Lyn (centre)

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Lane Cove Rotary welcomes new DG David Clarke

Congratulation to our newest Paul Harris Fellow recipient, Craig Brodey (pictured right) who was presented with this prestigious recognition for outstanding club services by none other than our visiting District Governor David Clarke 9 (pictured centre). The occasion was the joint meeting of ours and Northbridge Rotary Clubs held at

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2020 Rotary Lane Cove Fair cancelled

Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, the Rotary Club of Lane Cove and Lane Cove Council have agreed to cancel the Lane Cove Rotary Fair and Sustainability Lane on Sunday 11 October 2020. Service NSW has advised of restrictions regarding gatherings and social distancing in one place. Unfortunately,

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The introduction of gas warfare in WWI

This week we welcomed Don Napper on back to this time to present an interesting presentation on the science behind gas warfare in WWI. Science can of course be used both for good and evil – to nourish life and to destroy it. The career of the German chemist, Fritz Haber,

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Kero O’Shea zooms in with some great advice

Our guest speaker this week was a breath of fresh air. He describes himself as an ‘idea propagator’. Kero O’Shea, who lives in Perth, proceeded to explain how he sees Rotary clubs evolving in the post-COVID-19 world. The old traditional Rotary club model is now seen by many as rapidly

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