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RAOAF - Rotary Australia Overseas Aid Fund

The Rotary Australia Overseas Aid Fund (RAOAF) (ABN: 21 388 376 554) is registered with the Australian Tax Office and the Australian Commonwealth Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to provide sustainable development aid or short term relief for disasters in developing countries as identified by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

RABS - Rotary Australia Benevolent Society

RAWCS has established the Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) (ABN: 54 563 288 318) to assist Rotary Clubs and Rotary Districts within Australia to respond to needs within their own communities and to gain tax deductibility for donations made to their particular project. A RABS project can also be used to deliver relief for declared disasters both within our Australian community and in developed countries, overseas.

RAM - Rotarians Against Malaria

The primary focus of RAM has been the distribution of insecticide-treated nets to vulnerable populations in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and Timor Leste. RAM works in conjunction with the Ministry of Health authorities in each country and complements the work of other malaria organisations, most notably the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

DIK - Donations in Kind

Donations in Kind (DIK) an activity of Rotary Australia World Community Service Limited (RAWCS) grew out of the compassion and concern of returning overseas volunteers. This recycling and reuse program, focussing on health & education involves the collection, sorting, packing, dispatch and distribution of donated items to countries in need of these goods. Many goods and products, for which organisations in Australia have no further use, are valuable commodities in needy countries overseas and in some regions within Australia.

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Quarterly Meeting and AGM Sat 5 & Sun 6 August 2017 Kiama Leagues Club
109 Terralong St, Kiama NSW 2533. Hosted by District 9675

Download Notice of Meeting – Kiama – August 2017
Download Flyer Eastern Region RAWCS Weekend D9675 – 5 & 6 August 2017


18-19 November 2017
The Entrance, NSW
Then D9650, D9700 and D9710

Pink Umbrella Foundation Grants

Apply for a grant
Pink Umbrella will offer six $1000 grants at the RAWCS Kiama meeting.
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19 PU grant app Kiama