Rotary has many programs, some being specific to Australia and specific districts within Australia with most being run throughout all Rotary districts worldwide.
Local and Australian Rotary Programs
ROMAC (Rotary Oceania Medical Aid for Children) is a project of Rotary Districts of Australia and New Zealand, dedicated to providing medical treatment for children from developing countries in the form of life saving and/or dignity restoring surgery.
RAWCS (Rotary Australia World Community Service Ltd) is the Australian arm of Rotary International that assists Rotary Clubs with the development and management of international community service projects.
Local and International Rotary Programs
Global Networking Groups encompass Rotary Fellowships (vocational and recreational interest groups) and Rotarian Action Groups (groups focused on service activities). The more than 90 Global Networking Groups are open to all Rotarians, spouses of Rotarians, and Rotaractors.
Interact is a service organization organized and sponsored by Rotary clubs for youth ages 12-18. It has more than 12,300 clubs in 133 countries.
Rotaract is organized by Rotary clubs to promote leadership, professional development, and service among young adults ages 18-30. There are more than 8,000 clubs in 167 countries.
Rotary Community Corps (RCC) are groups of non-Rotarians who work to improve their communities. There are more than 6,800 RCCs in 78 countries, all organized and sponsored by Rotary clubs.
Rotary Friendship Exchange encourages Rotarians and their families to make reciprocal visits to other countries, staying in each other’s homes and learning about different cultures firsthand.
Rotary Volunteers allows Rotarians and other skilled professionals to offer their services and experience to local and international humanitarian projects.
Rotary Youth Exchange offers students ages 15-19 the chance to travel abroad for cultural exchanges of one week to a full academic year. Rotary clubs and districts sponsor and host about 9,000 Youth Exchange students a year.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) are seminars sponsored by clubs and districts to encourage and recognize the leadership abilities of youth and young adults ages 14-30.
World Community Service (WCS) allows Rotary clubs and districts from at least two countries to implement community service projects together.
The Rotary Foundation also offers several programs, such as PolioPlus.
Learn more in Rotary Basics.