Pres. Graeme Chamberlain
The first item on the agenda was the induction of a new Member. This person was transferring from Port Fairy.
We then moved to the main item on the Agenda which was the presentation by Rom Threlfall and John Fitzgerald.
Important items were
  • New Building to be built at the West side of Deakin Waurn Ponds Campus
  • It would be for End of Life Care
  • Partners include
  • Australian Government
  • Victorian Government
  • City of Greater Geelong
  • Deakin University
  • Hospice Foundation Geelong
Local public and private health service providers
Local leadership
  • Frank Costa
  • Mary Lewis
  • Barry Fagg
  • Diana Taylor
  • 5 Million Federal Government
  • 5 Million State Government
  • 8 Million Philanthropy (In progress) this will be divided up but we as Rotary may have a role in this figure
The building will have two arms.
Beds Dining and Living 20 Beds
Community Hub
It will be a homelike environment for Hospice Care
It will be used at a Teaching environment but Deakin Students as well
There is an information book provided and available through the club.
The meeting closed with a lot of networking from all the club members present