Centenary of Rotary in South Australia Lunch-Meeting #4984

Centenary of Rotary in South Australia Lunch

Together, as People of Action let’s celebrate this centenary milestone at the iconic Adelaide Oval 

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 Sunday 4 February 2024

12noon for 12.30pm start – 3.00pm

William Magarey Room, Riverbank Stand, Level 3, Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

This very special lunch will be a celebration of the people of Rotary, Rotaract and Interact that have made up the rich and diverse tapestry of Rotary in South Australia and the current District 9510. Guests will include members past and present from around Australia and the world. Everyone is invited to come and hear about the story of Rotary in South Australia.

The event will be held 100 years to the day from when the first Rotary Club in South Australia, the Rotary Club of Adelaide was officially chartered by Rotary International on 4 February 1924. This was the start of the Rotary movement in South Australia.

Today there are around 2,200 Rotary, Rotaract and Interact members in over 90 Clubs across South Australia and District 9510.

Special guest speakers include:

  • Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC, Governor of South Australia and Patron of the Centenary of Rotary Adelaide and Rotary in South Australia.
  • Professor Veena Sahajwalla, an inventor and world pioneer on research into waste who is revolutionising recycling science.

Prof Veena Sahajwalla


Entertainment will be by the dynamic Radio5 group from the Band of the South Australia Police.

 What you can expect

  • Amazing guests and speakers
  • Dynamic entertainment
  • Magnificent food
  • Fabulous company
  • A Rotary experience on a grand scale

Please register by Sunday 28 January 2024. Unfortunately no late bookings will be accepted.

$80.00 includes a 2 course meal, coffee, tea, guest speakers and entertainment. Drinks are at own cost and available from the bar. Adelaide Oval is a cashless venue, so card payments only. 

Rotary centenary merchandise will be available for purchase at the event.

For information about how to get to Adelaide Oval including car parking visit https://www.adelaideoval.com.au/getting-here/

Accommodation is available at The Oval Hotel. Details at  https://www.ovalhotel.com.au/offers/hotel/functions-events/  Let them know you are attending a function at the Adelaide Oval to access a special rate.

Contact: Rachel Wills at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Event Information

Event Date 04-02-2024 12:30 pm
Event End Date 04-02-2024 3:00 pm
Registered 355
Available Place 145
Individual Price $80.00
Location Adelaide Oval - William Magarey Room
We gratefully acknowledge the enthusiasm and support of our partner organisations