Wed 20 Oct 2021  7.00 to 8.30am

Royal Perth Yacht Club

Lawyer, Mother and Dreamer

Patti Chong  Lawyer

Patti has worked for the Australian Government Solicitors, as a Senior State Prosecutor in WA, and was the inaugural General Counsel to the WA Corruption and Crime Commission. Her association and charity work includes being Vice President of the WA Chinese Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Chung Wah Association, a Board member of Constable Care, a Board member of Celebrate WA, a Board member of WA Ballet and a Trustee of the Simon Lee Foundation.

In 2005, Patti was named as one of Lotterywest 21 Inspirational West Australians. In 2006, Patti was appointed the Ambassador of the Leukaemia Foundation and in 2008 was appointed the inaugural Australia Day Ambassador.

$38 for City Rotary members and $45 for non-members

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Sat 30 Oct 2021  6.30pm - 10.30pm


City Rotary Charter Anniversary Dinner

City Rotary

Come and help us celebrate the anniversary of our club chartering! All members and partners are invited for what is sure to be a wonderful evening with friends.

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$120 Members

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Wed 3 Nov 2021  7.00 to 8.30am

Royal Perth Yacht Club

Estate Planning

Karolina Rzymkowska & Matthew Gunn  Lawyers

Join Karolina and Matthew from Lynn & Brown Lawyers to gain insight into what makes a successful estate plan and the potential pitfalls of a failure to plan. Areas covered include wills, asset ownership, trusts, SMSFs and company assets, EPAs and EPGs.

$38 for City Rotary members and $45 for non-members

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Thu 18 Nov 2021  5.30 - 8pm

Wesfarmers Building, Level 14 Brookfield Place, Tower 2, 123 St Georges Tce

Personal reflections and life lessons

Rob Scott  Managing Director, Wesfarmers

Rob Scott is Managing Director of Wesfarmers, one of Australia’s largest listed companies and also one of Australia’s largest employers.

Rob is a member of the UWA Business School Advisory Board and director of Gresham Partners. Chairman of Rowing Australia, Rob is a dual Olympian in rowing and a silver medallist from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.

$150 for members and non-members

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Wed 19 Jan 2022  7.00 to 8.30am

Royal Perth Yacht Club

How AFL Impacts Our Community

Trevor Nisbett  CEO, West Coast Eagles

Trevor Nisbett joined the West Coast Eagles in 1989 as Football Manager, with two AFL Grand Final Premierships won in 1992 and 1994. Since taking over as CEO in 1999, the West Coast Eagles have won two more AFL Grand Final Premierships, in 2006 and again recently in 2018.

Prior to joining the West Coast Eagles, Trevor was the Football Manager for Subiaco Football Club from 1984 to 1989. He was the Football Manager of East Perth Football Club from 1981 to 1982 and then became General Manager of East Perth from 1982 to 1983.

He has been involved in the football industry as a player or administrator for over 40 years with the last 38 years as an administrator.

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Our previous City Rotary events

October 2021

WA Recovery College: Why Now and Why You?

Naomi Carter  Principal

September 2021

All About Rotary

Cath Sutherland and Dee Buckland  Club President, City Rotary | District 9455 Governor

August 2021

Strategy, People & Change

Katherine Whitehead  Project Delivery Manager, Royal Flying Doctor Service (WA)

August 2021


Sepo Young  Director/CEO, Street Friends WA

August 2021

Richard Goyder Up Close & Personal

Richard Goyder  Chairman - Woodside, Qantas, AFL Commission

July 2021

Building a New Project in Today’s Climate

Dan Lougher  Managing Director & CEO, Western Areas

July 2021

Leadership and Resilience

Bob Hunter  CEO, Leader Ops

June 2021

The 20 Minute MBA

Rod Evans  CEO, The Ideas Factory

June 2021

Managing Drug & Alcohol Risk In Your Organisation

Sue Caswell  General Manager, The Drug Detection Agency

May 2021

Tourist to Tour Meister

Ryan Mossny  CEO Two Feet & A Heartbeat

May 2021

For The People. With The People. By The People. The New Western Australian Museum

Alec Coles  CEO Western Australian Museum

September 2021

Saving The World: One Stray At a Time

Dean Morris

April 2021

Corporate Connect

Adrian Fini  CEO FJM Property

April 2021

Covid Vaccine

A/Prof Chris Blyth  UWA

March 2021

Through Blood, Sweat and Tears to Triumph

Lance Stringer  Family Pet Care

March 2021

From Challenging To Hopeful: Getting Ready For The Road Ahead

Dr Jenny Brockis

February 2021

Creating Positive Futures for our Youth

Mark Waite  CEO Youth Futures

January 2021

No Boundaries

Peter Rowsthorn  Comedian

December 2020

Christmas – What’s the Point?

Dr John Shepherd, AM

December 2020

The Penis Project Podcast

Dr Jo Milios & Melissa Hadley Barrett  Physiotherapist & Sexologist

November 2020

Aboriginal People, Change, and Co-design

Mark Anderson  Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health

November 2020

Getting Your Story Right

Mark Doran  Corporate Communications

October 2020

Corporate Connect

Ross Robertson  CEO Perron Group

October 2020

About Antimicrobial Resistance

Dr Colin Hughes  Paul Harris Fellow

October 2020

How Long for our Rich and Rare Landscapes?

Professor Kingsley Dixon  John Curtin Distinguished Professor

September 2020

Lord Mayor Candidates on Perth’s Homeless

Di Bain, Mark Gibson, Brodie McCulloch, Sandy Anghie, Tim Schwass & Bruce Reynolds  Perth Mayoral Candidates

September 2020

Behind Australia’s Most Successful Sporting Team

Nick Marvin  Management Consultant

August 2020

Valencia, Covid & Me

Shu-Min Kho  Rotary Youth Exchange

August 2020

Entrepreneur to Megapreneur?

Lesa Hinchliffe  Author

July 2020

Why is Your Voice Important

Trevor Jenkins  Voice and Presentation Coach

June 2020

Where to now With the Stockmarket?

Murray McGill  Director of Canaccord Genuity

June 2020

Making Happy Help Kids With Cancer

Amanda Mandie  Koala Kids Foundation

May 2020

‘My Home’ for the Homeless

Michelle Blakeley  Architect

May 2020

Rotary and the United Nations

Doug Vincent  Rotary UN Representative

April 2020

The new Online Etiquette

James Lush  Media and Communication Consultant

March 2020

Promoting our Economic Powerhouse

Paula Rogers  State Director CEDA

February 2020

A Cool Look at Climate Change

Jaap Poll  Geoscience Researcher

February 2020

Matching Refugees and Migrants With Work

Mosayeb Khademi  State Manager Refugee and Migrant Talent

January 2020

“Did you Hear the one About…”

Jason Woods  Comedian

December 2019

Diary of a Rotary Exchange Student

Shu-Min Kho  Student

November 2019

Achieving the Impossible

Kimberley Dental Team Volunteers, Jilen Patel Paediatric Dentist

October 2019

The Business of Football

Scott Gooch  Chief Commercial Officer

October 2019

Serving up Tennis in WA

Michael Roberts  CEO of Tennis West

September 2019

The Future of the West

Anthony De Ceglie  Senior Editor

September 2019

Creating a Better Life for Children and Young People in Care

Sarah Lewis  CREATE Foundation

August 2019

Invigorating the City

John Carey  MLA

August 2019

Q&A Breakfast

Michael Cheika  Australian Wallabies Coach

July 2019

Rotary Connects the World

Graham Peden  Rotary District Governor 2019/2020

July 2019

The WA Economic Outlook

Rick Newnham  Chief Economist of CCIWA

June 2019

The Future of Retail in Australia

Rob Scott  MD of Wesfarmers

June 2019

Start Somewhere. Anywhere

Kate Mclvor  Refugee Activist

May 2019

Taking the Freeway Home Accelerating Ways out of Homelessness

Dr Andrew Davies  Medical Director of Homeless Healthcare

May 2019

The House That Jack Built

Michael Gurry  Charity Founder

April 2019

The Nobel Prize. Now What?

Professor Barry Marshall  Gastroenterologist

April 2019

Anzac day. More Important Than Ever

John McCourt  RSLWA Chief Executive Officer

March 2019

Digital and the Decline of Media Effectiveness

John Driscoll

March 2019

Ditching the Wheelchair With Ground-breaking Molecular Therapy Research

Professor Steve Wilton

February 2019

An Update on Perth Airport

Kevin Brown  CEO Perth Airport Pty Ltd

February 2019

State and Federal Politics. What now. What Next

Peter Kennedy

December 2018

WACA’s new way Forward

Christina Matthews  CEO WA Cricket Association

December 2018

Inaugural City Rotary Breakfast Club big Sport. Big Business

Richard Goyder