About Rotary Foster

Welcome to Foster

The Rotary Club Foster

The Club was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Yarram in 1966.

Charter Dinner held at the Foster War Memorial & Arts Centre on 22 August 1966.

Twenty six members including President Fred Hobson were inducted at the Dinner by District Governor, Dr John Grove.

Charter for Rotary Foster

Club numbers have varied over the years from the original 26, down to 17 and to a high of 45.

Female members were not admitted until 2005 when Liz Hall transferred from Rotary Club of Myrtleford. The Club now has six female members and has had two female Presidents.


Our club meets 1st and 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 pm until about 8:00 pm.

Location: The Foster Bowls Club, Foster

Foster Stories

Volunteer of the Year Award 2023

Oct 2023

This year, the Rotary Club of Foster will be recognising an outstanding local volunteer by presenting them with an award for their exceptional contribution to the Foster Community throughout the year 2023.

These guidelines provide information about the Volunteer of the Year Award 2023, how to submit a nomination and the eligibility criteria.

The award will be in the form of a certificate of achievement and a $500 cash donation to the awardee's charity of choice and will be presented on or around the Australia Day Celebrations in Foster on 26 January 2024. Details to be announced.

Only volunteers are eligible.

Volunteers are considered to be individuals who are not paid for their activities and efforts on behalf of the community (apart from reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses incurred).

The national definition of volunteering states:

"Volunteering is time willingly given for the common good and without financial gain."

Nominated persons for the Volunteer of the Year Award are expected to have demonstrated involvement with or participation in the Foster Community in 2023.