RAWCS Eastern Region

RAWCS Eastern Region links Rotary Districts 9650, 9670, 9675, 9685, 9700, 9710 and spans across much of NSW and the ACT.

Next RAWCS Eastern Region meeting
Sat 10 & Sun 11 February 2018 – Wauchope

Posted: 2017-01-11

You are invited to the next RAWCS Eastern Region Meeting to be held on the weekend of Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 February 2018 at Wauchope Country Club, 24 King Street, Wauchope NSW 2446 [19 km west of Port Macquarie], hosted by District 9650

*** Note the date has been brought forward by a week because there was limited accommodation on the date advertised due to a Touch Football event in Port Macquarie


Saturday 10 February 2018

Training & Information Session: 2.00pm to 4.30pm 
Training and Information Session for new and existing District RAWCS representatives, project volunteers and anybody who wishes to learn about RAWCS
Afternoon Tea supplied

Dinner Meeting: 6.30pm for 7.00pm
The dinner (two course meal) will be $40 per person (plus credit card fee), payable at time
of booking. Partners and friends are very welcome to attend. Click the button below to register online by Friday 2 February. If you need help with registration, please contact the organiser

Guest Speaker: PP Sue O’Neill
Founder, Pink Umbrella Foundation, RAWCS Project Registration Officer, RAWCS Rover Editor, Project Director Rotary Club of Woy Woy, PP Rotary Club of Kenthurst. Recipient of a Meritorious Service Award (2010) for her contribution to International Service and Rotary Inspirational Woman of the Year Award (2011) for her work in Papua New Guinea


Pink Umbrella Foundation Grants

Pink Umbrella Foundation offers $1,000 grants to six projects registered with RAWCS Eastern Region at every quarterly Eastern Region meeting. The grant awards will be announced towards the conclusion of the Dinner. The Project Manager or a representative of each of the winning projects must be in attendance at the dinner meeting for the project to be eligible for a grant award

Sunday 11 February 2018

General Meeting RAWCS Eastern Region: 8.30am 
The 8.30am start time is to allow the management team to hold their meeting following the General Meeting on Sunday morning
Morning Tea supplied


PP Reg PIERCE  |  T: 0417 472 723 | E: [email protected]

Future meetings

D9700 [26-27 May 2018 in Parkes] D9710 [TBA]

Donations in Kind – Notice of Relocation

Posted: 2017-11-12

Donations in Kind Eastern Region has relocated to new premises at Castle Hill.
As from 1st November 2017 we are not receiving goods at the Minchinbury site.

In accordance with site conditions goods may only be delivered to the Castle Hill site BY APPOINTMENT. Goods must not be left outside the building at any time. For information on types of goods being accepted, please refer to the Suitable and Unsuitable Goods V2.

To make an appointment to deliver goods to DIK Castle Hill contact:
Miriam Jacka 0450 110 336 or Janis Harvey 02 9869 2974
Site Address: Unit 4, 12-14 Anella Avenue, Castle Hill. Click HERE to download directions


RAWCS Rover is the quarterly magazine of RAWCS Eastern Region
DOWNLOAD the latest issue of RAWCS Rover 15 November 2017 [.pdf 3,499KB]

OR click HERE to view online

Projects reports

Read Project Managers’ reports


Register a project

All RAWCS projects must be sponsored by an Australian Rotary Club or District and wherever possible endorsed/partnered with a Rotary Club or District overseas. The only exception is RABS projects that are local and are sponsored/administered by the same Rotary Club/District.

If your Club is registering an international project, please contact the Projects Registration Coordinator or your District Chair as shown below. The Projects Registration Coordinator can provide advice on the process of lodging a RAWCS application. Your District Chair can put you in touch with clubs in your District who have undertaken similar projects in the past, or who may be interested in partnering with you in your project.

Click HERE to Register a Project

Pink Umbrella Foundation Grants

RAWCS Eastern Region has many outstanding projects and many committed volunteers participating in the delivery of humanitarian aid. One way to recognise the great contribution made by clubs in RAWCS Eastern Region is through the Pink Umbrella Foundation Grant Program.

To help promote RAWCS to the wider Rotary network Pink Umbrella Foundation offers $1,000 grants to six projects registered with RAWCS Eastern Region at every quarterly Eastern Region meeting.


RAWCS Eastern Region District Chairs

D9650 Reg PIERCE 0417 472 723 [email protected]
D9670 Steve CARROLL 0408 884 327 [email protected]
D9675 Malcolm BROWN 0402 183 042 [email protected]
D9685 Jan PRYOR 0423 315 921 [email protected]
D9700 Chris FINKEL 0429 661 358 [email protected]
D9710 Glen WRAN 0421 614 799 [email protected]

Projects Registration Coordinator Sue O`Neill

RAWCS Eastern Region Management Team 2017-18

Chairman PDG Adrian ROACH D9670 0412 191 888 [email protected]
Vice Chairman,
Immediate Past Chairman
PP John ROBERSON D9700 0407 940 014 [email protected]
Secretary PP Brian GOLDSTRAW D9710 0417 409 755 [email protected]
Treasurer East Region Rtn Janis HARVEY D9675 0415 439 022 [email protected]
Project Volunteer Manager PP Lloyd CHATFIELD D9675 0419 250 976 [email protected]
Deputy Project Volunteer Manager PP David WATERHOUSE D9685 0402 215 864 [email protected]
Project Registration Coordinator,
Newsletter Editor
PP Sue O’NEILL D9685 0404 432 690 [email protected]
Project Reporting Coordinator PP John BENNETTS D9670 0407 724 095 [email protected]
RAB Coordinator PP Alan CHESWORTH D9700 0429 444 663 [email protected]
DIK Coordinator PP Miriam JACKA D9685 0450 110 336 [email protected]
RAM Coordinator PP John MACPHERSON D9710 0409 122 141 [email protected]
ER Webmaster Rtn Joan REDMOND D9685 0481 322 176 [email protected]
D9650 Representative PP Reg PIERCE D9650 0417 472 723 [email protected]
D9670 Representative Rtn Steve CARROLL D9670 0408 884 327 [email protected]
D9675 Representative Rtn Malcolm BROWN D9675 0402 183 042 [email protected]
D9685 Representative Rtn Jan PRYOR D9685 0423 315 921 [email protected]
D9700 Representative PP Chris FINKEL D9700 0429 661 358 [email protected]
D9710 Representative PDG Glenn WRAN D9710 0421 614 799 [email protected]