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Rotary International Convention 2023 Melbourne

Host Organising Committee

Current Events

Past Events

  • Friday 26 May 2023
    My dear Rotary friends, The Rotary International convention is coming to Melbourne next May, and the citizens of this great city are really looking forward to welcoming you. One of the things for which Melbourne is renowned is the Sand Belt of eight world-class golf courses, and one of them is Victoria Golf Club, site of the Australian Open in November 2022. Because many Rotarians would enjoy the opportunity to play on such a course, we have arranged for a Rotary day at Victoria Golf Club on Friday 26th May 2023 (the convention starts on Sunday 28th May).
    Victoria Golf Club
  • Saturday 27 May 2023
    Our welcome cultural event will be the chance to catch up with fellow Rotarians at one of Melbourne’s iconic venues – The Melbourne Museum.
    Melbourne Museum
  • Monday 29 May 2023
    Share the evening with local Rotarians at either a home-hosted dinner or club-hosted event across metropolitan Melbourne.
    Various locations
  • Between Monday 29 May 2023 and Tuesday 30 May 2023
    On the evenings of Monday and Tuesday we have exclusive access to the exciting restaurant district of South Wharf, a short stroll from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
    South Wharf
  • Tuesday 30 May 2023
    The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most famous annual thoroughbred horse race held in November during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. First run in 1861 it is the richest two-mile handicap in the world and known locally as ‘the race that stops the nation’. During the RI Convention you can imagine the glamour and excitement of “the Cup” at Flemington Racecourse, where it is run annually. Start your memorable experience by riding a private Rotary express train to (and from) Flemington; have your picture taken with a past winning racehorse and the mighty Cup itself. You will then experience and enjoy the ambience of the Premier Dining Room with stunning views of the night city skyline while indulging in a seated gourmet dinner with Premier Treasury Australian Wines. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to be able to experience Flemington and the excitement of the Melbourne Cup in May!!
    Flemington Racecourse