Year Name  

President Simon Dutt

President’s Profile:

Simon S. Dutt is a third generation Rotarian. Born in India, he is an Australian Citizen. His personal association with Rotary began in 2006 when he joined the Rotary Club of Orchid City, Shillong, in North-Eastern India. He became a member of the Rotary Club of Southern Districts in 2012. In 2017-2018 he served as the Club Services Director. Simon is a High School Mathematics and Physics Teacher and also a research scholar at the University of Western Australia. His teaching career has spanned for over 3 decades. He was a journalist working as senior correspondent and news presenter for the local television channel – Media Plus in Shillong. In 1995, he had a brief stint with a Garment manufacturing Company- Oswal Knit as Business Development Manager in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Simon likes travelling and has visited over 25 countries. He would give up anything for a game of tennis on weekends. He is a proud Dad to two wonderful children, son, Sandon who is a 3rd Year Aerospace Engineering and Finance Student at Monash University, Melbourne and daughter Jill who is a high-achieving Yr. 10 student. Simon’s lovely wife Anne has been his pillar of support for the past 22 years.





Tony Italiano

Tony Italiano 

2016-2017  Anita Diep   Anita Diep

Mike Raspa 

Major Project :- Extensive renovations to the toilet block at Bring n Buy, Provided final funding for the Sri Lanka Pathology Laboratory project to obtain a global grant and become a reality;


Annual Report 2015-2016


Robert Da Prato
Major Project Timor Leste water project, and shelter boxes to Nepal

Annual Report 2014-2015


John Rechichi 
Major Project -Completion of the LAMP "Lactation Assesment and Managment program" the club contributed $72,000 towards this which went on to attract a multi million dollar grant from a Swiss Foundation to continue this work

Annual Report 2013-2014

John Rechichi

John Simpson
Major project the Brightwater Lyn Beasley Scholorship the club matched Professor Lyn Beasley with a $50,000 grant towards establishing the Lyn Beazley PHD Scholarship which is to allow a PHD student to conduct research at the Brightwater Care Group, Oats Street, Acquired Brain Injury facility.
LAMP Project begins

Annual Report 20-12-2013

John SimpsonRIP2

John Stockbridge 
Major Project

Completion of the Gosnells Community Mens Shed project,  
Brightwater Lyn Beasley Scholorship proposed, with discussions with Professor Lyn Beasley.  

Annual Report 2011-2012

John Stockbriidge

Geoff Wiltshire
Major project Gosnells Community Mens Shed $30,000 over 2 years established this $750,000 project

Annual Report 2010-2011

Geoff Wiltshire

The Rotary Club of Southern Districts was formed from the amalgamation of the Rotary Club of Thornlie and The Rotary Club of Maddington together with some members of the Rotary Club of Armadale-Neerigen Brook.

A resolution was passed by the Rotary Club of Thornlie that as of March 1st 2010 the Rotary Club of Southern Districts be created from the members of Thornlie, Maddington and some of the members of Armadale-Neerigen Brook and that Geoff Wiltshire should be the inaugural President. It was planned that the new club be chartered by July 1st 2010