This is a face-to-face meeting at the RACV Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

If you would like to visit our meeting, please contact us by email on or phone 0455-858-996 and request log-in details.

The meeting will commence at 7:40am and conclude no later than 8:45.

District Governor Dale Hoy: Rotary Looking to the Future

The District Governor is an administration officer of Rotary International and is directly responsible to the Board of RI for the administration of the District.  During the year, the District Governor carries out an official visit to each Club. This visit is to provide an opportunity for the DG to meet with the president, board and club members. The DG will address the club on Rotary International President’s theme and emphasis for the year. He will also highlight the District goals and focus and may comment on our club’s plans and objectives.

Dale Hoy has been a member of the Rotary Club of Brighton for 15 years and has served on the board as a director of Vocational Service, Fundraising, Foundation, Community Service and was President in 2016-17. He has been awarded a Paul Harris Double Sapphire, Royce Abbey Award and is a member of the Paul Harris Society.

Within the District Dale has been a trainer and facilitator for the District Rotary Leadership Institute for two years and has served as Assistant Governor for the Batman Cluster. He also successfully managed the inaugural Social Impact Forum for 18-35-year-olds at the recent Multi-District Rotary Conference.

Originally from Warrnambool, Dale has worked in Melbourne and abroad. He has a Bachelor Business and Master of Business Administration and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Dale has worked in Audit and Corporate Services for Pricewaterhouse Melbourne, Taxation and Staff Training for Coopers and Lybrand, now combined as PwC and Hoare Govett Stock Brokers London and the Channel Islands.

In 1989 Dale started up a financial services company in Jakarta, Indonesia where he and his wife Maureen lived for 10 years. On his return to Australia he built another company from scratch offering an international retirement platform based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Channel Islands for upwardly mobile high net worth expatriates.

Dale has been married to Maureen for 26 years and they have a 24-year-old son Alex who is following in his father's footsteps and is employed by the chartered accounting firm KPMG. Maureen, a teacher in her early years was a member of Rotaract. She has been involved in charity work in Indonesia and as a volunteer for Family Life in Bayside. She is now involved in property development and design.

Garden DesignFest is back in 2021.

The event will take place over two weekends in November

This is a major fundraising event for our club and calls on many of members to volunteer.

Closer to November details of our involvement will be decided, in conjunction with our fellow clubs. 

For more information please use this link:

Our contacts are Roger Thornton and Anne King.

Garden DesignFest 2021 - A Rotary event showcasing the work of professional garden designers.

Managed by the Rotary Clubs of Kew, Brighton North and Central Melbourne.

Club Information

Welcome to Rotary
Central Melbourne

Interested in what we do?
Join us for breakfast
We meet
Tuesday 7.20am
for 7.40am
RACV City Club
501 Bourke Street
Melbourne 3000
Rotary Theme
District Governor Dale Hoy
Aug 03, 2021 7:40 AM
District Governor’s visit – "Rotary Looking to the Future"
Prof Alex Maritz
Aug 10, 2021 7:40 AM
Entrepreneurship and self-employment for mature-aged people
Sue and John Marriott
Aug 17, 2021 7:40 AM
The formation of Landcare and the effects of group communication
Mandy Watson
Aug 31, 2021 7:40 AM
Whales on our coast
Africa’s Agents of Change

The arrival of the first peace fellows at the new peace center in Kampala, Uganda, heralds the beginning of a new era for Rotary and the continent.

Rotary 2022 International Convention to be held in Houston

Rotary 2022 International Convention to be held in HoustonThe event will bring more than 20,000 participants from around the world and deliver $30 million in local economic

Rotary projects around the globe

Rotary projects around the

District Recognitions