Group 5

Rotary is dedicated to seven areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.


Charter Date: 20 July 1971

Sponsor Club: Emerald

PO Box 106 Blackwater Q 4717


Meets At

Wednesday: 7.00 for 7.30pm Village on Blain


Charter Date: 4 August 2016

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton

P O Box 161 Yeppoon Q 4703


Meets At

First three Wednesdays of each month: 6.30 am for 7.00 am start

The Hub 7 – 9 James Street Yeppoon

Current and recent projects

  • Working with and supporting the Variety Car in Yeppoon (photo of PP Neil & President Greg)
  • President Greg & Peter Long helping Bailey make a prosthetic hand.
  • Dolls knitted by member’s wife and provided to the Rockhampton Base Hospital, Children’s Ward
  • Supplying fruit trees for Jack’s Paddock in Yeppoon
  • Assisted to construct the Liberty Swing shade structure
  • Our Carol Gorton, the RYPEN Chair
  • Rotary Youth programs including sponsoring a NYSF student
  • Partnering with Qld Linen Service to provide Linen to Bridging Health Inc for their project at Tanna Island in Vanuatu


  • To Salvos Yeppoon for the Wednesday morning breakfasts
  • Yeppoon SHS for Student Breakfasts

How We Raise Funds

    • Annual Rotary Golf Day
    • Catering at the Village Festival on Gala Opening Night
    • Lotto Boards (2 per year)
    • Trivia Nights
    • Bunnings Sausage Sizzles
    • Old Bags High Tea


Charter Date: 17 August 1960

Sponsor Club: Clermont

PO Box 36 Emerald Q 4720


Meets At

Thursday: 6.30 for 7.00pm Rotary Park Club House


Charter Date: 29 October 2003

Sponsor Club: Emerald

PO Box 1135 Emerald Q 4720


Meets At

Alternating Tuesday: 6.30 for 6.45am / 6.30 for 6.45pm Emerald Sunrise Club House


Charter Date: 6 January 1961

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton North

PO Box 7 Longreach Q 4730


Meets At

Wednesday: 6.30 for 7.00 pm Birdcage Hotel




Charter Date: 31 December 1956

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton

PO Box 2 Mount Morgan Q 4714


Meets At

Thursday: 6.00 for 6.30pm Grand Hotel

Recent and annual activities

  • A shelter over outdoor seating at Mount Morgan Hospital
  • Public BBQ at Australia Day celebrations funded by local council
  • National Tree Day in support of and funded by Local Council
  • Public BBQ for Youth Week funding by Local Council
  • Rotary Award Presentation night for Local High School
  • Rotary Award Presentation day for Local Primary School


  • Monthly BBQs at Dan Murphy
  • Annual St Patrick’s Day memorial Bowls day fundraising for polio
  • Australia Day celebrations
  • Fund-raising BBQ at School Festival
  • Operate food outlet at Rocky Swap
  • Raffle at Mount Morgan Show


Charter Date: 12 January 1926

Sponsor Club: Brisbane

PO Box 498 Rockhampton Q 4700


Meets At

Friday: 6.45 for 7.00am Regent Hotel

Current and recent projects;

Assisting Meals on Wheels Hosting YEP student Working with the local scouts group through the current district scout management to improve youth involvement in that organisation Involvement in group 2 RYDA program with year 11 high school students Clean up Australia

Annual and recent donations;

Sponsor local youth to participate in programmes such as RYPEN, YEP, Youth science programme, Rotary foundation Polio Plus Rotary Health Booyah Project to assist young offenders program


Charter Date: 31 May 2011

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton North

PO Box 8291 Allenstown Q 4700


Meets At

Tuesday: 5.15 for 6pm Athelstane Bowls Club, Ward St

Current projects are

12 x Buddy Seats to be installed in local schools

10 x Little Community Libraries to be out in the Rocky community


Our club has previously installed 13 Buddy seats locally at schools and put in place 10 Little Community Libraries .

Rotary Club of Rockhampton North



Charter Date: 27 May 1959

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton


Meets At

Wednesday: 6.15 for 6.30pm Frenchville Sports Club

  Current or recent Projects in 2017-18


  • Constructing two accommodation units for people with disabilities at Red Cross Centre
  • Refurbishing Shannon Park Girl Guides club house and complex
  • Refurbished Leichhardt Park “Rotary Entrance” for council
  • Assisting council in developing Swadling Park
  • Provided free food at Commonwealth Games Batten relay
  • Annual Secondary School Quiz over two nights for 12 schools in Group2
  • Annual Bursary at Rockhampton Eisteddfod
  • Rotary Youth programs and YEP with Rotary Club of Venado Tuerto, Argentina

Annual or major donations

  • Polio Plus and Foundation
  • $25K annually to cancer research from Bird Calendars
  • Capricorn Helicopter Rescue
  • Salvation Army
  • Royal Flying Doctors
  • Sponsor school bus, a teacher and student at School of St Jude in Tanzania
  • Prizes for schools at School Quiz
  • $5000 towards Emu Park RSL 1914-18 war memorial
  • Purchase a bus for the Rockhampton Special School
  • Interplast and ROMAC

How We Raise Funds

  • Operate the Rocky Swap on first Saturday each year
  • Produce and sell Bird Calendars
  • Operate a meat tray stall every Saturday at shopping centre
  • Operate a food outlet at annual Rockhampton Agricultural Show


Charter Date: 25 August 1972

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton

PO Box 918 Rockhampton Q 4700


Meets At

Thursday 6:00 for 6:15pm Athelstane Bowls Club Ward St

Rockhampton South Rotary Club is a member of the worldwide Rotary Organization chartered on 25 August 1972. Postal Address: PO Box 918, Rockhampton 4700. Also manages Athelstane Bowls Club

Rotary Club of Rockhampton Sunrise


Charter Date: 17 December 1990

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton East

PO Box 36 Rockhampton Q 4700


Meets At

Wednesday: 7.00am Glenmore Palms Motel

  • CAPRA BBQ – the Club conducts a BBQ’s at all home CAPRA Rugby league games, plus provide steak burgers for all 18 and 20 teams
  • BEEF18 – the Club marks out camping and parking area as well as and provides traffic controllers for the “bump in” and parking at the event
  • BARIA orphanage – the Club supports the Vietnamese orphanage and has provide funds for building of amenities centre and with co-operation of other Rockhampton Clubs provided specialist beds for children suffering with disabilities
  • Provide community support as requested for members of the community

BEEF 15 waiting for crowds


Rotary Club of Yeppoon


Charter Date: 1 October 1959

Sponsor Club: Rockhampton

PO Box 202 Yeppoon Q 4703


Meets At

Thursday: 6:00 pm for a 6:30 pm start.  The RSL Yeppoon Cnr Normanby and Hill Street