Broadwater Southport Gold Coast Queensland
Broadwater Southport Rotary Empowers Youth and 
Helps Children Living with Illness and Disability.
Meetings & Upcoming Events
 
Our club meets for breakfast every Friday, 7:30am - 8:30am at the Southport Yacht Club located at 1 MacArthur Parade, Main Beach, Queensland 4217. You can view a map by clicking hereOn occasion we may vary this for social events, vocational or community visits, or meetings with other clubs.  Please refer to our calendar for up to date meeting details or check out some of our upcoming events below.
 
Upcoming Events
Our Mission
We help young people across the Gold Coast and in other countries to be the best they can be when studying, in sport, and developing leadership skills. We fund facilities and medical equipment to help improve the lives of children living with illness and disability.
Our service projects:
  1. Youth Development: RYPEN, RYTS, RYLA, Rotaract, & Interact
  2. Bare Your Soles For Kids - Supporting Rotary causes in the community
  3. Circus Quirkus - Purchase medical equipment for the Gold Coast University Hospital’s children’s wards
  4. Arundel Park Riding for Disabled - Providing facilities and horse riding experiences for children with a disability
  5. Now I Can Run - RaceRunners® for disabled athletes
  6. The Salvation Army - Youth Homelessness
  7. Rotary Broadwater Chapel by The Sea - A charming intimate setting to experience your wedding or any of life’s special ceremonies
  8. Gold Coast Hospital Foundation - Supporting patients and their families
  9. Radio Lollipop Gold Coast - Giving young patients a voice
  10. Rotary International - End Polio Now
  11. Seres - Cultivating and catalyzing youth leaders
  12. The School of St Jude - Fighting poverty through education
  13. Manasprings - Grassroots Women Transforming Communities
  14. Give Every Child A Future - Vaccinating 100,000 children across nine Pacific Islands
  15. Griffith University Researchers - Vaccine deployed into malaria-endemic countries
  16. Rotary Kokoda Beach Walk & Run - Annual event empowering youth & helping children living with illness & disability
Latest News
Photographs of ANZAC Day Parade 2022 in Brisbane, the Dawn Service at Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, and AFL ANZAC Tribute Match, Metricon Stadium, Carrara.
Our guest speaker at our Friday Breakfast meeting on April 2022 was Mr Andy Rajapakse, a champion in attracting young people to Rotary. His visionary leadership helped our district 9640 have the largest number of under 40’s in Australia and in Zone 8.
 
At the BSR Club Breakfast Meeting on Friday 11 March 2022 Social Worker Karen Gosling talked with us about The Transition Care Program (TCP) and how it is administered on the Gold Coast, Queensland.
Rtn George Friend OAM was invited on behalf the ANARE Club, to participate in the official launch of our newest Antarctic Research Vessel RSV Nuyina in Hobart Tasmania on 18 December, 2021.
Denis Tuttle is an Occupational Therapist, Fulbright Research Recipient Thailand 21-22. Denis was the Broadwater Southport Rotary Club's incoming YEP student from the State of New York some 10 years ago in 2010-2011.
WIN Housing Projects was formed to increase the supply of housing for single women over 50, a cohort reported as the highest demographic of homeless / at risk of homelessness.