district 9550 conference 2019

District Conference 2019

Destination Conference 2019 – Alice Springs, Northern Territory Dates: 12-14 April 2019; theme “The Foundation of Rotary”

Welcome to Rotary District 9550


We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.



Meet our outgoing Group Study Exchange Team who will be traveling to Minnesota D5960!

Rotary D9550 end Polio Susanne

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We’re committed to taking on some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

Advance your education

Advance your education

From college scholarships to our renowned Peace Fellowships, Rotary supports the educational aspirations of thousands of future leaders.

Welcome to D9550

Greg Marlow

Greg Marlow

Welcome to Rotary D9550, one of the most extraordinary Rotary districts in Australia, covering an area of 1.2 million square kilometres across most of the Northern Territory, northern Queensland and Greg Marlow.

We have over 1000 members in 45 clubs, including an online club, in over 27 cities and towns.

Rotary D9550 gives you the opportunity to connect and join the conversation with young professionals and business and community leaders, while making a difference in your local community and around the world through projects that you are passionate about.

We look forward to welcoming you!

District Governor 2018-2019
Greg Marlow

District Conference 2019 – Alice Springs – 12-14 April

District Conference 2019

Conference Registration


The conference committee has made arrangements with several accommodation houses in Alice Springs to provide “special rates” for Rotarians for their accommodation throughout the conference. Click on the links below to see the rates, and to make your booking:

Accommodation choices:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Alice Springs – Group Code GRODA (This is the Conference Venue)

Crowne Plaza – or phone 0889507770; email reservations@crowneplazaalicesprings.com.au – quote “Rotary EClub of Outback Australia District Conference” in order to book on these special rates.

Alice in the Territory (this is a link to the details, not a booking link) – To book: Email res@alicent.com.au or phone (08) 8952 6100

MacDonald Range Caravan Park –  http://macrange.com.au

Desert Palms Resort  –  https://www.desertpalms.com.au

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District 9550 Team App

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We are THIS close to eradicating Polio

Rotary D9550 – Together we can help eradicate Polio!

Ending Polio has not been a simple task however.  Eradicating the last 1% of cases has been likened to “squeezing jelly to death”, given the multi-faceted difficulties inherent in the task.



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Africa goes one year without a case of Polio

Africa milestone one year no polio

K.R. Ravindran – President 2015-2016

Just a few days from now, on 11 August, we will mark a tremendous milestone: one full year without a single case of polio caused by wild poliovirus in Africa.The magnitude of this achievement can hardly be overstated. A polio-free Africa has been within sight, so near and yet so far, for over a decade. The hard work and commitment that have brought us to this point have been nothing short of heroic. Tens of thousands of health workers reached hundreds of millions of children with vaccine, in some of the most difficult conditions imaginable. Together, we have done what once seemed impossible: We have stopped polio in Africa.

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