Club Information

Welcome to Rotary
Central Melbourne

Interested in what we do?
Join us for breakfast
 
We meet
Tuesday 7.20am
for 7.40am
 
Venue
RACV City Club
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000
Australia
 
 
Donations
 
 
Rotary Theme
 
 
Bulletin
 
 
GOOGLE
 

Jeff Maynard

The Anzac Camera

Cameras were banned at the Western Front when the Anzacs arrived in 1916. Correspondent Charles Bean continually argued that Australia should have a dedicated photographer to records the Australians in action. Bean was eventually assigned an enigmatic Australian explorer, Sir Hubert Wilkins.

During two years at the Western Front, Wilkins produced the most detailed photographic record of the war in the world, which is now held at the Australian War Memorial.

After the war Wilkins returned to polar exploring and largely disappeared from the history books. He died in America in 1958, where he left his lifetime legacy of manuscripts, diaries, photographs and artefacts.  After his death these records were split up, sold, destroyed or hidden.

Jeff Maynard has spent 18 years researching Sir Hubert Wilkins and has located his lost records in Washington, Michigan, Ohio and Arizona. In this talk, Jeff will speak about his ongoing search to find the Anzac records of Australia’s greatest war photographer, and speak about the material that has already been brought back to Australia and donated to the Australian War Memorial.

Jeff Maynard is the author of two books about Sir Hubert Wilkins – ‘The Unseen Anzac’ and ‘Wings of Ice’. He is currently planning a trip to America to locate more lost records that can be brought back to Australia.  

 
 

 

The Goldsbrough Lane Gourmet Farmers Market (#glgfm) offers competitively priced, fresh and gourmet produce in the heart of the city every Thursday from 4.30pm to 7.30pm, giving you the opportunity to take produce directly from the farmers stall to your dinner table.

All markets are VFMA accredited and all produce is sold by local farmers and food producers.

Visit our Facebook page for more information on the next market stallholders:
FB url: https://www.facebook.com/GoldsbroughLaneGFM/

Visit our Instagram page for more pictures of the sights of the market:
Insta url: https://www.instagram.com/goldsbroughgourmet/

GLGFM is proudly brought to you by Rotary Central Melbourne in conjunction with The GPT Group.

 

 
 
 
 
Speakers
Sep 06, 2016
Jeff Maynard
The Anzac Camera
Sep 13, 2016
Lex de Man AFSM
Victoria Police Legacy
Sep 20, 2016
Jeanette Large and Kristie Looney
Developing housing, building futures and profit for purpose
Sep 27, 2016
Professor Helen Herrman
Psychiatry’s central role in community health care
Oct 04, 2016
Stephen Read
Landscape design: reflecting a sense of place and purpose
 
Live news feed
Rotary district collecting relief funds for Louisiana flood victims
Rotary clubs of District 6200 are collecting relief funds to help thousands of victims after record flooding devastated communities in southern Louisiana, USA, earlier this month. Torrential rains caused rivers, streams, and bayous to swell, damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes and killing at least 13 people. The U.S. Coast Guard and emergency responders helped rescue more than 30,000 residents from the rising flood waters. As of 25 August, more than 3,000 residents were still in emergency shelters even after the water receded. Donate to District 6200 disaster relief fund.
Hall of Fame singer Donovan becomes a Rotary polio ambassador
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood. Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry. In a recent interview with the Daily Express, Donovan said that listening to poetry piqued his interest in creative writing. “If I...
 
SOCIAL MEDIA