About Us

Brighton North Rotary is a friendly group of people who work to provide charitable services to local and international communities.  We work on Club initiated charitable projects as well as joint ventures with other Rotary Clubs, business organisations, local councils and charities.

Our Club was chartered in 1985.  Members are involved in one or more of the Club’s five “Avenues of Service”: Community, Youth, Vocational, Club Service and International. We also do Fundraising and, just because we like having some fun, we have an active Social program.

Our goal is to increase and develop the projects we deliver while continually reviewing their relevance and efficacy. We either deliver projects hands-on or provide financial assistance to specific causes. Some of our past well-known local projects include the development (with the Brighton City Council) of the North Road shipwreck playground, the Bay Street Heritage Walk and, with the Rotary Club of Beaumaris, the conversion of the old St Stevens tennis court into a community garden.

At Brighton North Rotary we aim to have a welcoming, friendly and stimulating environment for our members so they can enjoy both social activities and utilise or develop their professional skills.

Do you have an idea for a project?

Rotary Opens Opportunities. We are always looking for suggestions of new charitable projects to support. We are interested in learning about local and international projects that may benefit from Rotary’s resources.  If you have seen a need or opportunity and have an idea that could benefit a situation, contact one of the officers listed on Contact Us to see if we are able to assist.  Our participation in a project is subject to Brighton North Rotary Board approval.

Club Meetings

We meet on Thursday evening (6 for 6.30pm) at the Royal Brighton Yacht Club, 253 The Esplanade, Brighton.  Meetings include a 2-course dinner and (almost always) a guest a speaker.  Our guest speakers have included: the founder of the Coalition Against Duck Shooting, Laurie Levy; representatives from the Sandringham Foreshore Association telling us about amazing local fossil finds; Professor David Karoly talking about climate change and Dr Megan Clark AC, head of the Australian Space Agency. Meetings conclude at approximately 8pm.

Our Calendar of speakers and events is available on the home page. Friends of Rotary, guests and visitors are welcome to attend meetings.

Interested in Joining?

We would love to meet you!  Contact Us to arrange a suitable date to attend a Thursday meeting (see home page Calendar).   This will give you the opportunity to meet members and let us know how you might like to be involved in the Club.   The Membership Officer will fully explain the membership application process and applicable annual fees.