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The Boroondara Farmers' Market

The Boroondara Farmers' Market is one of the most successful metropolitan markets in Melbourne, bringing fresh produce from all over Victoria. You can buy fresh fruit and vegetables, seasonal organic produce, meat, herbs, honey, eggs, bread, olives, cakes, dips and sauces, even wine and beer.

  The next Boroondara Farmers' Market will be held on Saturday, 18th February 2017.

Patterson Reserve, Auburn Road, Hawthorn East.(Melways 59 E4)

The Boroondara Farmers' Market is a joint project of The Rotary Club of Glenferrie with the City of Boroondara, for the benefit of the community


Clean Up Australia Day 5th March 2017

The Clean-up Australia Day was created by Ian Kiernan. It’s amazing that a person’s idea can make a big difference not only in Australia but also the world.

In the past 26 years, Australians have devoted more than 31 million hours towards the environment through Clean Up Australia Day and collected over 331 thousand tonnes of rubbish.


Swinburne University Unveils Innovative Community Programs

Club Presidents and Presidents-Elect of four local Rotary clubs met with staff at Swinburne University in Hawthorn on January 24th to learn about some of the exciting community programs  now underway at the university.


Classic Car Fundraiser for the Boroondara Family Network

Through the Boroondara Family Network, volunteers provide help to young mothers and families in need. A fundraiser with a difference is being organised for Sunday March 19, 2017 to help fund this valuable work in the local community. You won't want to miss this special event!


Club receives Community Recognition Award from Parkinson's Victoria

The Rotary Club of Glenferrie was awarded a Community Recognition Award at the recent AGM of Parkinson's Victoria in recognition of the club's work in support of the Parkinson's community. For some years the club has conducted the fund raising sausage sizzle at Federation Square as part of the annual Parkinson's Walk event.


Glenferrie Rotary Community Service Guidelines

The Rotary Club of Glenferrie applies the following criteria when deciding which community service projects to support.


Rotary News

Rotary Foundation Dinner - 22nd February 2017

                                                          The 100th anniversary of The Rotary Foundation will be celebrated at a Riverside Cluster Dinner on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at the Amora Hotel, Bridge Road, Richmond.

“We should not live for ourselves alone, but for the joy in doing good for others.”

– Arch Klumph, founder of The Rotary Foundation


Club Meeting Report - February 7th 2017

  At the meeting on February 7th, club member Bob Carey delivered his Member Behind the Badge address, revealing an interesting and accomplished life and career.


Showcasing Rotary


The work of Rotary in the local, national and international community will be showcased at events in Bendigo, Melbourne and Echuca. The next Rotary Showcase will be at The Atrium, Federation Square on February 25th, 2017


Celebrating Women in Rotary- 8th March 2017


Until 1989 the Constitution and Bylaws of Rotary International stated that Rotary Club Membership was for males only. Today talented women are indispensable contributors to the work of Rotary globally and an integral part of Rotary International. Celebrate the achievements of women in Rotary, and learn about what it takes to be a woman leader at the International Women's Day Breakfast, Wednesday 8th March 2017 at the Palladium at Crown.


District 9800 Conference - Shepparton March 30 - April 1, 2017

Bookings are now open for the Rotary District 9800 Conference in Shepparton.

Rotary provides valuable opportunities to serve humanity in a practical and effective way. Come and hear how other Rotarians, the community and business leaders help their local communities and the wider world by joining together, engaging in ideas and taking action to connect communities and lead change.


Annual Report 2015-2016

                                                             The Annual Report for the Rotary Club of Glenferrie Inc. sets out another outstanding year of achievement for the club


What is Rotary

We are neighbours, community leaders and global citzens uniting for the common good. 



The Rotary Club of Glenferrie


We meet every Tuesday

6:00pm for 6:30pm at:

Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club
489 Glenferrie Road Kooyong, VIC 3144
Melways Map Ref: 59 C3

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For bookings, phone Bob Carey on 0407-363-270 or contact us at   Meetings conclude around 7:30pm. We promise a warm welcome for guests and visiting Rotarians, so why not do a make-up with us. view map

If you would like to know about Rotary please contact us at

Glenferrie is part of the inner eastern suburb of Hawthorn, 6km from the centre of Melbourne.


Upcoming Club Meetings 

Wednesday February 22, 2017 - Special Riverside Cluster meeting - Amora Hotel, 649 Bridge Road, Richmond                 Rotary Foundation Dinner - 100 Years of Doing Good in the World

Tuesday February 28, 2017 - Club Dinner Meeting, Kooyong LTC                                                                             Speaker: TBA

The Glenferrie Rotarian

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Past Editions:
January 31 2017
January 17 2017
December 13 2016
December 6 2016
November 29 2016
November 22 2016
November 15 2016

For earlier editions refer to the Bulletin Archive in the Member's Area of this website