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Rotary District 9455 Conference 2012 in Geraldton, Western Australia

Rotary District 9455 Conference 2012 in Geraldton, Western Australia | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
3 minute video promoting Rotary District 9455 Conference in Geraldton, Western Australia, from 20-22 April 2012.
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Time to ramp up the fight against polio

Time to ramp up the fight against polio | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Rotary International Website: We sat down with Bill Gates for an exclusive interview during the 2011 RI Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. See the video above.
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Exchange Student Speaks To Rotary - Jamestown Post Journal

Exchange Student Speaks To Rotary - Jamestown Post Journal | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Finnish exchange student spoke to Jamestown, NY, Rotary Club. This is the article from the local paper.
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Perth Walkabout: South Perth and Leeming

Perth Walkabout: South Perth and Leeming | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Historical, yet youthful. South Perth is an affluent riverside suburb in Perth with significant ties to the city's past while being simultaneously blessed with modern attractions.
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Ethical meat eating

Ethical meat eating | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
The passionate debate about animal welfare, sparked by the revelations about the treatment of cattle in Indonesia, was brought right back into our Australian homes.
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Rotary Youth Exchange Program | Student Travel Forum

Rotary Youth Exchange Program | Student Travel Forum | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Rotary Youth Exchange Program: As a Rotary Youth Exchange student, you’ll spend up to a year living with host families and attending school in a different country.
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This Guy Has My MacBook

This Guy Has My MacBook | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
I decided to put this on here coz I thought it was funny. This dude from California had his Macbook stolen but had some hidden camera software installed so he could actually identify the guy who did it, where he was and what his email was. #Epicfail.
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Coode Street Jetty

Coode Street Jetty | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Before construction of the Coode Street Jetty in 1896, the Coode Street foreshore was used as a landing point for local South Perth residents.
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Dry winter forecast as dams run dry - Perth Now

Dry winter forecast as dams run dry - Perth Now | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
PERTH and the South-West should brace for another dry winter, with forecast below average rainfall threatening to cripple already struggling farmers and fragile ecosystems.
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AFL star Ben Cousins confirms baby news - Ninemsn

AFL star Ben Cousins confirms baby news - Ninemsn | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
The couple now live in Perth, after moving from Melbourne late last year following his retirement as an AFL player.
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5 January 1697…

5 January 1697… | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
…a large party from Willem De Vlaming’s voyage went ashore at what is now Cottesloe Beach, crossed land for two days and reached a major river.
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We’ve come a long way….

We’ve come a long way…. | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Libraries have developed and changed considerably over the years in terms of their purpose, functionality and the technology used to operate them (to name a few!)…
Check out these photos of Manning Library from the mid 1960′s…hello card catalogues!
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Three Activities to Try in Perth, Australia | Abort America

Three Activities to Try in Perth, Australia | Abort America | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Perth is the capital of Western Australia and happens to be one of the larger cities in all of the country.
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Longest lunar eclipse for a decade for stargazers

Longest lunar eclipse for a decade for stargazers | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
DESPITE heavy cloud cover WA stargazers had the best view of a total lunar eclipse early this morning.
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Shaun Tan | WA's own Oscar winner

Shaun Tan | WA's own Oscar winner | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Shaun Tan discusses life as an Oscar winner and the play adaptation of his book The Red Tree by Barking Gecko, playing at The Subiaco Arts Centre July 12 - 23.
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Sending bullies to jail

I punched Kim Ramen in the guts when we were in grade 6. Don’t really recall why.
But I do remember the anguished, shocked expression on his face and have often wondered if I hurt him.
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Eagles, Freo are missing the point

Eagles, Freo are missing the point | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
"West Coast's ability to play in a grand final every five years of their existence, and actually win three flags in 25 years - a figure surpassed by just Hawthorn in that period - is a pretty sound indicator that the current system is already best practice."
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Black truffle season begins in WA - Ninemsn

Truffle season is under way, with superior perigord truffles being unearthed in Western Australia's southwest for supply to the kitchens of the world.
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Heaviest rain in 11 months soaks Perth

Heaviest rain in 11 months soaks Perth | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
PERTH had its heaviest rainfall in 11 months overnight, with showers dumping more than 30mm in the metropolitan area.
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NiceInTheFinnishWay | Sophie Durrand

NiceInTheFinnishWay | Sophie Durrand | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Outbounder Sophie Durrand has established a regular blog about her time in Finland; this article she talks about Eurovision.
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Shenton’s Mill… aka …Old Mill

Shenton’s Mill… aka …Old Mill | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Shenton’s Mill (commonly known as the Old Mill) and cottage were built in 1835, replacing the 1833 timber-framed mill.  Shenton’s Mill ceased operation in 1859 due to the introduction of larger capacity steam mills to the Colony.
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Sharks end Falcons' winning run - The West Australian

Sharks end Falcons' winning run - The West Australian | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
East Fremantle have burst West Perth's bubble with a 15-point win to entrench themselves in the top four at the halfway point of the season.
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It’s 1898 and I need to collect my mail!

It’s 1898 and I need to collect my mail! | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Did you know that the first post and telegraph office in South Perth operated out of a room at the foot of the stairs in the Windsor Hotel?
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Heritage - WA's bridges

Heritage - WA's bridges | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
PODCAST: Richard Offen is the Executive Director of Heritage Perth and he's our expert when it comes to WA's built history. Richard joins us every Monday morning and this week he talked us through the history of WA’s bridges and how they changed life for the population along the way.
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Strictly Ballroom Musical To Debut In Sydney - Undercover.fm News

Strictly Ballroom Musical To Debut In Sydney    - Undercover.fm News | Rotex Perth | Scoop.it
Baz Luhrmann will debut his ‘Strictly Ballroom’ music for the world in Sydney in 2013. (Hooray! WHERE DO I GET TICKETS?!)
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