A Busy Rotaract Week

Tweet On the way home from the 2011 Australian Rotaract Conference, I got thinking about the week ahead. I hadn’t quite realised just how busy it was shaping up to be. Amongst rehearsals for Grease, work and uni work, I have a lot of stuff to do for Rotaract: Tonight (Monday), our club is hosting ...

Kind Words

Tweet I recently asked a Rotarian friend for a written reference, and was pleasantly surprised with some of his comments. It also encouraged me to have a rethink of how I perceive myself. He wrote: I would describe Travis as a community builder. As a leader he clearly demonstrates a capacity for consensus building and ...

Southern Highlands Foundation

Tweet The Southern Highlands Foundation* is the local community foundation established by and for the people of the Wingecarribee Shire in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. I first joined the Southern Highlands Foundation as a member of the Making a Difference (MAD) Youth Committee in 2003. MAD Youth was active in encouraging philanthropy ...

Southern Highlands Youth Arts Council

Tweet Having worked and been educated in and around the Southern Highlands, I have known about SHYAC for a long time, but I have never had any involvement with the organisation until I was asked to become a staff member in 2010. I was one of two staff at SHYAC when I joined the organisation, ...

I Am Rotaract

I Am Rotaract
Tweet Rotaract is a world-wide service organisation sponsored by Rotary. Rotaract Club are effectively Rotary clubs for people aged 18-30. I first became aware of Rotaract when I attended a Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) camp in 2005. At that camp, I made many friends and lifelong contacts. I even scored my first post-school job ...

NSW Youth Advisory Council

Tweet The New South Wales Youth Advisory Council (YAC) was established in 1989 under the Youth Advisory Council Act, to ensure that young people participate in the development of Government policies and programs which concern them. The Youth Advisory Council advises the NSW Government through the Minister responsible for Youth Affairs on: Issues of concern ...