Speaker Date Topic
Leonie Dillon -OzHarvest Jul 22, 2019
Collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it directly to the needy

Leonie Dillon is a School and Community Ambassador for OzHarvest. She is also an Education Guide delivering school excursions with Sydney Learning Adventures in historic sites in The Rocks. 


Leonie has an education background, teaching Food Technology at Burwood Girls’High School. When her family relocated to the UK in the early 2000s, she honed her presenting skills becoming an Experienced Guide at Kew Gardens, delivering general tours to tourists and later as a Kew Teacher delivering school excursions.

On returning to Australia, Leonie joined the Community Engagement team at the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney as the Coordinator of School Programs where her passion for the environment and sustainability grew. This combined with her other passion of food makes Leonie enthusiastic about the work OzHarvest does concerning their new FEAST program rolling out in primary schools across NSW and she relishes sharing this with others. 



Andrew Long Jul 29, 2019
Rotoracts-North Sydney

Andrew Long heads up the newly formed Rotoracts Club of North Sydney.It will be interesting to see what they are up to.

Tony Irwin,Technical Consultant Aug 05, 2019
NSW Electricity Supply-Success or Failure?

Two years ago NSW was on the brink of blackouts. Tony will examine what has changed in the past two years and whether NSW is on track for our electricity supply to be reliable, affordable and have low emissions. Is 100% renewables the answer, or are there other more affordable alternatives?


Tony Irwin (FIEAust MIET FAIE CPEng) is a Chartered Engineer, Honorary Associate Professor at the ANU, Technical Director of SMR Nuclear Technology Pty Ltd and Chair of Engineers Australia Sydney Division Nuclear Engineering Panel. Tony worked for British Energy in the UK for more than thirty years commissioning and operating 8 nuclear power reactors.  In 1999, he moved to Australia and joined ANSTO where he provided advice on nuclear issues to the Federal Government. He was subsequently appointed as the first Reactor Manager of ANSTO’s new OPAL research reactor. Tony is now a Consultant.


Lucy Jones-CEO Neuroblastoma Foundation Aug 12, 2019
Up-Date on Activities
District Govenor Kalma McLellan to visit our Club Aug 19, 2019
Daniel Anderson Club Manager PCYC North Sydney Aug 26, 2019
New Programmes where we can work together
Niranjan Deodhar Sep 16, 2019
Up-Date on Mewat Toilet Project in India

Niranjan from Beecroft Club will give us an update, and summary of the Toilet building project, in Mewat,India

Mark Staples Nov 25, 2019
Club AGM