Berowra Rotary supports our local public primary schools - making a donation to each of the seven schools in our area - the school then selecting a student to receive the Berowra Rotary Award. Berowra Rotararian are pleased to attend the School Presentation Days and make the presentation. What are students and teachers achieve in our local schools amazes us. The future is in good hands!


Berowra Rotary Primary School Citizenship Awards - Congratulations to the Awardees
For over thirty years Berowra Rotarians have personally presented this Award to the Students (selected by the staff of each school) of the 7 Public Schools in the local area to promote ‘Service above Self’. In November/December 2023 our members were delighted to be invited once again to participate in the School Presentations.
Berowra Rotary congratulates the following Awardees for 2023.

Asquith: Jervis A

Berowra: K-2 – Grace S; 3-6 – Seren D 

Brooklyn: Emily

Cowan: Eve B

Mount Colah: Citizenship - Tama W; Year 6 English - Penelope R

Mount Kuring-gai : Zac K

Wideview: Junior – Summer M-D; Senior – Zalia W


Berowra Rotary supports local youth by annually sending one or two young leaders (18 - 30 years) to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards). These young leaders are always awesome, and what they gain from this opportunity is priceless.

We have our candidates for the January 2024 camp. However, if you are interested for January 2025 please contact us.

Rotary Youth Leadership Award's area transformational 7-day program facilitated by Rotary, the world's leading volunteer service organisation. Open to young people with leadership potential based in North/North-West Sydney through to the Central Coast.

Prepare to be Challenged RYLA is an awe-inspiring program aimed at empowering Australia's next generation of superstars. Meet lifechanging people, be enthralled by inspiring stories and develop skills through challenges and activities designed to put your leadership into practice, in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Berowra Rotary supports Shamida Bright Vision, Ethiopia

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Shamida Bright Vision is a home for disadvantaged children and marginalised women located in the capital of Ethiopia, Addiis Ababa, founded by a local from Berowra Heights, Karen Kendall, who now resides permanently in Ethiopia. 

Karen grew up in Berowra Heights, attended Wideview Public School, and her mother, Mary Kendall, and two sisters, Kirsten Butts and Kathy Kendall, still live here in Berowra.  

Give a gift that changes a life.

Just $42 pays for a month of schooling for a child at Shamida Ethiopia, a project sponsored by your Rotary Club of Berowra and run by a Berowra local, Karen Kendall, who lives there permanently. $20 will provide a child with milk for a month and $15 will buy them a new pair of shoes.Your gift is tax deductible at

Shamida Bright Vision is a registered project with Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) sponsored by the Rotary Club of Berowra.  


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The link to the donation page on Shamida's website is below, click on 'Australia' and you can read the information about Shamida partnering with Rotary Australia Worldwide Community Service (RAWCS).
If you click the "Donate Now" button, you will be able to view the RAWCS form.

If you would like to know more about Shamida or make a donation to the assist Karen in her work, or purchase some of the goods for sale, please contact Kathy Kendall on 0413 056 103 or or visit the Shamida website:


Do you want to give back to the community and make a difference in the world

Rotary is an international membership organisation of men and women who share a passion and commitment to enhancing communities and changing lives locally, nationally and internationally.

Rotary makes it easy to get involved and start making a difference today.



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Rotary Berowra is looking for YOU – we welcome YOU and your expertise and passion

Find out more – Contact Peggy Sanders 0413 481 854 or Trevor Bailey 0400 999 226 


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General enquiries:

DIRECTORS 2023—2024

President: Trevor Bailey 
Immediate Past Presidents: Jeanette Bakker (dec); Trevor Bailey and Peggy Sanders
President Elect: Sivaraj Sagathavan
Club Administration/Club Service: Peggy Sanders 0413 481 854
Treasurer: Kathy Kendall

Community Service:
Rich Moore
Mary Kendall
Youth: Tom Borg
Vocational: Sivaraj Sagathavan
Foundation: Rich Moore
Public Image: Peggy Sanders
Trevor Bailey 0400 999 226

Additional Roles:
Public Officer: Trevor Bailey
Welfare: Jan Childs
Child Protection: Carolyn Higgs and Peggy Sanders
Bulletin Editor/ Web Editor: Peggy Sanders
Attendance:Peggy Sanders
Webmaster: Hugh Thomas 
Face Book Administrators: Jennah Bakker and Peggy Sanders