Rotarians are People of Action


Rotary Club of Central Launceston is committed to projects that promote proactive health, lifelong education and inclusion of all parts of our community.

Rotary International is 1.2 million passionate individuals in 35,000+ clubs worldwide. We are both an international organisation and a local community leader. Together we lead change in our own backyards and across the world.

Our Major Club Projects

RCCL Charity Golf Day

RCCL Charity Golf Day

The 2023 Rotary Club of Central Launceston Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Friday December 1st at The Launceston Golf Club.  Maserati Melbourne are proudlyproviding a Major...

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Rotary Battery Recycling Program

Rotary Battery Recycling Program

This is an award winning Environmental program was developed for club members and the local community to increase the recovery rate of small batteries from the environment. Everyone uses small...

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Garden Party for Ukraine Fundraiser

Garden Party for Ukraine Fundraiser

  Join us Friday night for a Fundraiser to assist and make a difference to the people of Ukraine. The Rotary Club of Central Launceston invites the community to come together to support...

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Rotary Club of Central Launceston

Rotary Club of Central Launceston

The Rotary Club of Central Launceston meets every Monday for lunch at 1pm at Hotel Grand Chancellor

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Rotary Club of Central Launceston
Fantastic to have Alina Bain, CEO of the Launceston Chamber of Commerce as our guest speaker at today’s meeting. Alina shared her personal connection with Tasmania, her career story and passion for Launceston as a great regional city to do business. ... See MoreSee Less
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We recently heard from our club sponsored attendee at National Youth Science Forum. This is an outstanding opportunity for a young person to expand their horizons and be inspired to see what is possible in pursuing science education and careers. 📚 🧬Applications for the 2025 NYSF Year 12 Program are OPEN!Apply now: www.nysf.edu.au/programs/year-12-program/Year 11 students interested in science, technology, engineering and maths #STEM are invited to apply for the NYSF Year 12 Program in January 2025.STEM is everywhere, and STEM is for everyone! #ScienceTechnologyEngineeringMathematics ... See MoreSee Less
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This week we were lucky to hear from club member Malcolm Waterston as our guest speaker. Malcom shared his experience, photos and many stories of climbing the Tasmanian Abels and Scottish Munros - the only person to hold a complete record of both! It was fitting that friend and fellow mountaineer John Carswell was chair for the day and presented Malcolm with his guest speaker certificate of a donation to Kiva. ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet Rotarian Alan Harris!2003 was the year that Alan joined the Rotary Club of Central Launceston and held the office of President for the period 2010/2011. He will commence a newly instituted role with Rotary in July as Rotary Community Leader. This appointment is for two years. Alan Harris is a true son of Launceston. Born and raised in that city, he attended West Launceston Primary, Prospect High School and Launceston Matriculation College. He is married to Katrina with two adult children, Ben who is a lawyer with Legal Aid in Launceston and Brittany a design architect who lives in Melbourne. Alan commenced work with Telecom at the age of 17 in 1978. He spent 35 years in the organisation with last 20 as a senior account executive. He left after being made redundant in 2013. He then moved into the community/political arena first working for Federal MP Andrew Nikolic AM from 2013 – 2016, and then in aged care for Masonic Care from 2016 – 2020. He was elected to Launceston City Council in 2018 and re-elected in 2022. Alan has a keen interest in classic cars and motorcycles, cycling and St Kilda FC to name a few. Alan has above all an abiding commitment to make this world a better place.Thanks to David for capturing Alan’s story! ... See MoreSee Less
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Last week our guest speakers were from The Smith Family - Antony Giannini and Lauren Vaessen. We heard about the important work they are doing in schools and the community to support families to access essential funding and programs. We look forward to future opportunities to work with The Smith Family especially in the areas we already work in literacy and support for young people. ... See MoreSee Less
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JOIN US TO MAKE AN IMPACT

We’re a dynamic club with a proud history over 35 years. Members of all ages meeting every Monday between 1 and 2pm in the city centre. Meetings are action packed including lunch together with an interesting guest speaker to help us keep our fingers on the pulse of what’s happening locally and globally.

You might like to become a member. If so contact us below and we’ll be in touch to discuss having you as a guest at lunch.

Alternatively you can become a Friend of Rotary and sign up as a volunteer for our various programs including assisting on Sally’s Ride and other community events, or direct impact such as helping kids at Ravenswood Heights Primary School learn to read.