Welcome to The Rotary Club of Cairns Mulgrave

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The Rotary Club of Cairns Mulgrave is part of Rotary District 9550 – the “Top” District in Australia, comprising Northern Queensland and the Northern Territory, plus Timor-Leste.

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Cairns Mulgrave Rotary is making a difference locally and around the world and we are all having fun while doing it! 

What is Rotary?

We are 1.2 million neighbours, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.

Our differing occupations, cultures, and countries give us a unique perspective. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable.

Cairns Mulgrave Rotary is made up of Volunteers committed to giving back to their local community.

The Rotary Club of Cairns Mulgrave has donated more than $300,000 to the local Cairns community over the last 12 to 15 years, through funds raised primarily via the annual Cairns Rotary Duck Race.

Projects supported have included:

Harald’s House, Cairns (Homeless youth)                                                 >$100,000
Dr Edward Koch Foundation (Youth suicide prevention)                             >$35,000
Cairns Hospital Renal Unit                                                                             $30,000
Cairns Branch Royal Blind Foundation/
FNQ Hospital Foundation                                                                            >$ 22,000
Starlight Foundation – Cairns Hospital Children’s Playground                       $24,000
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund                                                                          $15,000
Miscellaneous local Cairns charities/families                                             ~$100,000

Cairns Mulgrave Rotarians also have the opportunity, through Rotary, to support humanitarian work around the globe.  Support can either be through funding or direct participation on overseas projects.

Teams conduct short term exercises, have predetermined and agreed goals and ensure that projects are sustainable.  Rotary combats – Poverty, Neglect, Hunger, Water Shortages and Contamination, Poor Housing, Inadequate Medical Attention and Supplies, Disease, Discrimination, Ignorance and Poor Reading and Comprehension Skills.

Rotary does all of these good deeds … and more

  • Rotary creates approved Overseas Projects
  • Gives clean and continuous Water Supplies
  • Protects Islanders from Malaria and reduces death rate
  • Conducts Literacy programs
  • Teaches communities vocational skills and helps them be self sufficient
  • Builds Libraries, Houses, Warehouses, Schools
  • Gives Medical Assistance

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