The Rotary Club of Hobart meets at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey Street, Hobart at 1.00 pm Every Thursday.
While the Club is now meeting in person at the Grand Chancellor again, due to COVD19 restrictions attendees need to book with the Hotel beforehand - if you wish to visit us please Contact Us
Donations from the Club
To Request a Donation from the Rotary Club of Hobart, please Click Here
To get members through this period of #stayathome, at Easter the Club sent a pair of Rotary Socks to each member.
Our Objectives are:
1. Provide members and visitors with an enjoyable and memorable club meeting
2. Actively engage in fundraising in the Tasmanian Community to support our local, national and international service project
3. Support our local community, particularly disadvantaged young Tasmanians, the elderly and the homeless.
4. Promote the ideals and achievements of Rotary throughout Tasmania.
Rotary Club of Hobart
The Club was chartered in 1924 - 2014 was our 90th Anniversary - we are one of the oldest Rotary Clubs in Australia and now have over 75 members.
Rotary Hobart is the equal oldest (with Launceston) Rotary Club in Tasmania.
Click Rotary Tasmania for more information of Rotary in Tasmania.
What would it take to change the world? Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self.
In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you'll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio. Explore the Rotary International website to learn more about Rotary and how you can join your local Rotary club.
Art Show - held in August each year at the Wrest Point convention centre - usually raises around $20,000 to go towards Rotary Projects.
The show provides artists with an excellent opportunity to exhibit and sell their works and caters for new artists as well as established ones.
The 2020 Art Show will be held on 14th and 15th November with a ticketed opening night on Friday 13th November 2020.
Click here for more details.
Annual Charity Sail Day - This event has become a favourite annual event for the Tasmanian business community, boat owners and skippers. Now entering its 29th year, Sail Day has raised in excess of $930,000 and remains one of Tasmania's largest and most sought after sailing and fundraising events of this type.
The Rotary Magic Show is held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in November each year. This event is attended by over 2000 excited children, and their parents and guardians.
Most years the show raises about $15,000.
The Show forms part of the World festival of Magic - the 2019 show was held on Saturday November 23rd. Please click this link: www.worldfestivalofmagic.com.au for more details.
What we do with the Money:
The Club provides money for many different worthy causes, many in Tasmania, others within Australia and, in conjunction with other Rotary Clubs and Rotary International (including the Rotary Foundation) around the world.
Click here for details of where the money was donated.
Click here to request a donation from Rotary Hobart
The Rotary Club of Hobart has established a “Civics for Citizenship” essay competition to encourage civic literacy amongst Tasmania’s school children.
This competition seeks to promote interest in, and participation in the civic culture of Tasmania through a debate on the foundation principles of citizen engagement with our democracy.
Click Civics for Citizenship Essay Competition for more information.