Rotary Club

The Greater Springfield Rotary stepped up to assist families grappling with escalating costs of education at a recent back-to-school event.

Rotary helps ease back-to-school burden

Daniel Bouwmeester January 26, 2024 2 min read

In a display of community spirit, the Rotary Club is stepping up to assist local families grappling with escalating costs of education. The Greater Springfield Rotary Club teamed up to assist Westside Community Care with its “Back to School Pop-up Shop”, hosted on January 19 at the Camira Springfield Community Centre. The Pop-up Shop offered…

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Rotary District 9620, the district of the Greater Springfield Rotary, is now running its annual raffle with some valuable prizes.

A Rotary Raffle you should not miss

Daniel Bouwmeester December 26, 2023 2 min read

Each year Rotary District 9620 runs a raffle with some very unique and valuable prizes. This year’s raffle is now open, and tickets can be purchased online – how easy is that! The raffle is open to anyone who wishes to buy a ticket. You don’t have to be a Rotarian to enter. The funds…

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The Rotary Clubs of Greater Springfield and Brisbane united their efforts to inaugurate the Lift the Lid Walk for mental health, in October.

‘Lift the Lid’ walk for mental health

Daniel Bouwmeester December 7, 2023 3 min read

By Sue Roger Community Services Director – Greater Springfield Rotary On October 29, the Rotary Clubs of Brisbane Taylor Bridge, Brisbane Centenary, and Greater Springfield united their efforts to inaugurate the Lift the Lid Walk. This annual event is a tangible expression of support for “Lifting the Lid” on mental illness, and is Australian Rotary…

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On September 30, our District Governor Paul Roger and his wife Sue attended the annual Bordie Awards 2023 for Borderline Australia.

Greater Springfield Rotary Club attends Bordie Awards

Daniel Bouwmeester November 25, 2023 3 min read

By Sue Roger Community Services Director – Greater Springfield Rotary On Saturday, September 30, our District Governor Paul Roger and his wife Sue attended the annual Bordie Awards 2023 for Borderline. Rotary International received the ‘Create Impact Award’. This is a new award given to an individual, business, organisation, or group who has made a…

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Not forgetting the floods

Daniel Bouwmeester August 31, 2022 6 min read

Half a year has passed since the major flooding that ravaged Ipswich and surrounds. For many residents and workers in the Greater Springfield region who had to deal with its impact, it was yet another burden after years of the ongoing COVID crisis. Mayor Teresa Harding, in the immediate aftermath, captured the sentiment: “After the…

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Walk in the park to get pet smart

Daniel Bouwmeester August 20, 2022 4 min read

Next month, dog owners are invited to the howling return of Bark in the Park, a day of fun family entertainment to spread awareness about responsible pet ownership. On Sunday, 18 September, from 10am to 1pm, residents of the Greater Springfield area can come along with their fluffy friends – ensuring they are properly leashed…

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Rotary Club raising a toast – and funds – to help transform lives

Daniel Bouwmeester August 11, 2022 3 min read

EDIT: Monday 15 August. This event is once again going ahead! The Rotary Club corrected the error on the Facebook event page. For any enquiries, please call 0417 097 803. Christian community groups are teaming up to help establish a local facility for drug addiction recovery, with a special fundraising event in Springfield Lakes on…

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