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Rockhampton Mt Archer Lions Club

District 201Q4 Queensland, Australia


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  • Volunteer Grants. Applications close at 2:00pm AEDT on 20 December 2016.

    Volunteer Grants 2016
    The Australian Government is inviting organisations to apply for Volunteer Grants 2016.

    Funding is expected to be offered to around 2,600 organisations as a result of this process, with grants to be paid by 30 June 2017.

    Volunteer Grants enable small community/not-for-profit organisations to apply for grants of up to $5,000 to purchase small equipment items to assist their volunteers, assist with the reimbursement of fuel costs incurred by volunteers (and transport costs for volunteers with disability who are unable to drive), and contribute towards the cost of training courses and background screening checks for volunteers.

    Applications close at 2:00pm AEDT on 20 December 2016.

    For further information about eligibility and how to apply, refer to the Funding Open for Application page.


    More details: https://www.dss.gov.au/grants/grants/funding-open-for-application/volunteer-grants-2016

  • Regional Lions Learning Institute Melb 24th to 26th Jan

    Develop and share Leadership skills. Boost your confidence as a Lions Leader. Primarily for members who have not yet been club president. If spare places are available past presidents who wish to progress in Lions can sometimes be accommodated. Cost $100 includes accommodation and all meals. Travel cost to be covered by applicant. Clubs may like to be assist with travel costs. Applications close 30th December 2016


    More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/training

  • Seeking Youth Exchange Hosts 17th Dec to 14th Jan

    Seeking families from anywhere in Australia to host young exchanges traveling to Australia this summer from Malaysia

    Down load this file for details

    Attachment: 2016 October - Youth Exchange - Seeking Host Families_tr.docx

  • Christmas cake delivery - Important Imformation.

    Delivery of your Christmas cake order
    Top Taste has a new transport provider for 2016 of General Carrying focusing on improving delivery to lions clubs
    • Lions clubs please count stock upon delivery and sign delivery docket as proof of delivery • Reject receiving any damaged stock and document this on the delivery docket • Document any short delivered stock compared to the order • Report any transport damage, short deliveries or over delivery to Top Taste Lions Customer Service Team within 14 days of receiving the order.
    National Office Level 2, Building A 7-11 Talavera Road North Ryde NSW 2113
    P +61 2 9815 7300 F +61 2 9815 7333 www.tiptop.com.au
    A division of George Weston Foods ABN 45 008 429 632
    Transport – Damage stock •
    Take a photo of the damaged carton • Reject receiving the damaged carton • Document rejected carton on the delivery docket • Contact Top Taste Customer Service Team and report

    So what do you do –
    (a) under no circumstances take delivery of the damaged stock (b) make sure that the driver or a Club representative comments on the delivery paperwork (c) make a note on your copy of the delivery docket (d) take photos to send in with the claim (a picture paints a thousand words) (e) let someone know immediately (Top Taste Customer Service 1800 033 366 or Carl carl.ladner@gwf.com.au or 0409 712 560)

    Please remember when ordering your Christmas cakes and puddings in order to receive the discount you need to ensure not only are they ordered and paid for by the 31 October 2016 but they are also delivered by or before the 31st October 2016.
    Discount will not be given if the delivery happens after the 31st October 2016.
    If you have any questions please contact
    District Cake Chairperson
    Dawn Hebblewhite deh5@bigpond.com 0427753177


  • District Governor's Newsletter October 2016

    Down Load District Governor's October 2016 Newsletter


    More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/files/201q4/DG%20Jans%20October%202016%20Newsletter.docx

  • District Governors Sept 2016 Newsletter

    Down load District Governor Jan Barsby's Sept 2016 Newsletter

    More details: http://201q4.lions.org.au/files/201q4/DG%20Jans%20News%20Sept%20.doc

  • Winners List - Lions Australia giving away more than $100,000 in grants

    To celebrate the Lions Clubs International centennial, Lions Clubs throughout Australia are giving away more than $100,000 to over 100 local community projects. Each winner will receive a $1,000 grant to help fund their community project.

    “If you can think of a community need, chances are there’s a Lions Club doing something about it,” says Rob Oerlemans, Lions’ executive officer. “This program will reach out to our communities and create new partnerships.”

    Worth perusing this list of winners to see if you can find some new ideas for your club.

    Attachment: 100 project Ideas for your club.docx

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