Scouting through Covid

29/11/2020 Editor

There are more than 50 million Scouts, young people and adults, male and female, in over 200 countries and territories. In Victoria, we have 17 000 youth members and 5000 adult volunteers. The strong feeling of connection across geographic and cultural divisions is a model for world accord.

Food Relief for Students

27/11/2020 Editor

When the Rotary Club of Box Hill Burwood became aware of the urgent need to provide food support to many hundreds of university and TAFE students at Deakin University and Box Hill TAFE left stranded when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March, they took immediate action.

Things to do in Lockdown (and after)

30/08/2020 Editor

Watch a filmYouTube or openculture.com/freemoviesonline Fordocumentaries, try topdocumentaryfilms Tour ancient RomeCurrent technology allows you to explore other cities – evenother times online. Walk around Rome in a 3D digital model ofthe ancient city. Free at […]

Covid-ready at Crossways

28/08/2020 Editor

ON 29 July, Crossway LifeCare delivered its 1000th grocery hamper since Victoria’s first lockdown. Prior to Covid-19, this modest community services organisation provided about eight food parcels a week. The relatively small organisation was able […]

Rebranding Rotary

28/08/2020 Editor

BURWOOD locals will be pleased to hear about the rebranding of Rotary Club of Box Hill to Rotary Club of Box Hill Burwood (RCBHB). The club now incorporates Burwood and Burwood East areas. When restrictions […]

Life’s Little Treasures

28/08/2020 Guest Author

BOTH my girls Isabelle and Alyssa were born premature due to Severe Preeclampsia and Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). Isabelle’s Story: Isabelle was born at 27 weeks gestation weighing a tiny 712 grams (about the size […]

Dead Tree Detective

27/08/2020 Editor

There’s a research project underway to put a scientific spin on dieback. The Dead Tree Detective (TDTD) is a research project appealing to members of the community to assist in gathering observations of dieback events […]