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Here is just a short list of Speakers for the Conference .... http://hahndorf2019.org.au/speakers/
 

Dr Brendan Nelson AO - Director Australian War Memorial and former Ambassador

Lyndell Davidge OAM - local historian

Bob Kearney OAM – soldier, war historian, hostage negotiator and leadership advisor

PP Paul Thomas AM – former Mayor Copper Coast, Rotary Exchange Student and Rotaractor

Alison Beare - Chief Executive Officer Jurlique and the Ukaria Cultural Centre

Ann Ferguson OAM – Mayor Mount Barker Council

Kay Cottee AO -  former Australian of the Year

Lauren Whyte – Australian Rotary Health Researcher

Tony Pilkington OAM – Radio Announcer

PP Katey Halliday - Rotaractor

RIPR Jessie Harman – Chair RI Membership Committee and RI Presidents Representative

Representatives of Rotary Club of Shanghai and Rotary International China

Jen Williams – Sports Psychologist

Mark Fusco – Futurist and Managing Director Advanced Focus

Dr Fiona Kerr – Professor Organisational Complexity and neuro scientist

PP Amanda Wendt – Brand and Engagement Consultant

In the mountains of Poland, 26 children traumatized by violence get a chance to be kids again at Rotary camp.
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Beneath the emotional scars of living in a Ukrainian war zone, Mykyta Berlet flashes the same mischievousness of any other 12-year-old boy headed to camp.
He wants to laugh, play pranks and on the last night of camp “we will cover everyone with toothpaste,” he says excitedly.
Mykyta and 25 other Ukrainian youths headed to the resort town of Zakopane in the foothills of southern Poland are naturally focused on fun. But their two-week respite organized by Rotary members has a higher purpose: To help the children heal and cope with the trauma they may encounter when they go home.  
Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 30 years. Our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever. As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979.

We've helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries. So far, Rotary has contributed more than $1.8 billion toward eradicating the disease worldwide.

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Rotary clubs in Canada invest in the PACT program, an urban peace initiative that aims to break the cycle of youth crime.  Akeem Stephenson wanted to go to jail. He believed it was the only way he could free himself from a life of crime — a life he desperately wanted to change. 

After being arrested for a fourth time more than 10 years ago, for aggravated robbery, the teenager in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was set to go to prison. But the judge saw something in Stephenson that suggested that he could redeem himself. So he gave Stephenson a choice: participate in an 18-month youth program, or serve the six-month sentence.

Rotary.org - by Ryan Hyland Produced by Andrew Chudzinski.

Lift the Lid on Mental Illness is Australian Rotary Health’s National annual fundraising day for mental health research. The campaign, founded by ARH Vice Chairman Greg Ross, started in 2016 in partnership with Rotary Clubs of Victoria. The event was such a success that it has now been extended to all Rotary Clubs across Australia. Each year approximately 1-in-5 Australians will experience a mental illness and in order to help future generations of young Australians, we need to look ahead through research and find out how we can prevent this type of illness occurring.
On congratulating DG's Peter Schaefer and Bob Cooper on an outstanding combined district conference in Tanunda during the weekend, D9500 DGE David Egan announced plans to hold the 2019 District Conference at Hahndorf. The conference will be held at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre part of the Hahndorf Resort.http://hahndorf2019.org.au/
 
The E-Club and OPAL (SA Health) have launched our major project, Food For Health providing Healthy alternatives for a Healthier Lifestyle. The key focus of this project is to promote better food choices for a healthier lifestyle. Community Organisations and Service Clubs have an important role to play in encouraging these healthier lifestyles. This can be achieved by adopting guidelines and recipes from our website which will help our commitment to serve humanity by keeping you and your family healthy.
 
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