Who We Are?

our club

The Rotary Club of Ballina-on-Richmond was chartered in July 1986 and has an active membership of 54. Our club also sponsors the Satellite Club of Ballina Lifestyle and Interact Club of Ballina Coast High School.

We bring together people who step forward, leaders who take on important issues for our community. We exchange ideas and take action on our identified causes.

Over the last 37 years, Ballina-on-Richmond Rotary Club has assisted the community in many projects, organised various fundraisers that has enabled the Club to donate to many worth causes and organisations in the area, as well as assist with Rotary projects internationally.

Extraordinary Experiences

Together we, inspire, connect, transform, network, grow, make a difference and save lives.

With enthusiastic members, the club continues to thrive and grow with strong community commitment, great fellowship and friendship.

Our Members

The success, longevity, and sustainability of the club are solely because of the members, their passion, and commitment to the values of Rotary. We are a team that work together for the betterment of others in our community and internationally.

why join rotary?

Share your ideas, network and solve problems
Engage in your community and change lives
Meet new people and create great friends
Expand your Personal Development Opportunities

We are community members, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change in our communities, across the globe and in ourselves


Join Rotary and make a world of difference. It’s fun. Together we make a difference in a great way


President: Jamie Marshall

Vice President: Terry O’Grady

President Elect: Tony Pearce

Secretary: Deborah Warwick

Treasurer: Boyd Hughes


Youth: Karen Stanton

Vocational: Andy Garlepp and Deb Pawsey

Community: Wayne Crawford and Lisa Stanistreet

Club Service: Jodie Shelley and Col Lee OAM

Foundation: Michael Jones

International: Rob Chilman


Our club is part of Rotary District 9640.

District 9640 cuts across the New South Wales- Queensland border and is located between Grafton in the south-east, Goondiwindi in the north-west and the Gold Coast in the north-east.

63 Clubs in District 9640 include Rotary Clubs, Satellite Clubs, e-Clubs, Passport Clubs, Corporate Clubs, Rotaract Clubs, Interact Clubs and a Rotex Club, comprising in total almost 1400 members.

A list of clubs and where they meet is available HERE