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Everything starts with WASH! From education to disease prevention to peace, water, sanitation, and hygiene are requirements. Join us to be inspired and learn about all things WASH!
 
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  • Convention registration until July 31, 2022 - Members $125 USD, non-members $150 USD
  • Early Bird Registration from August 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022 - Members $150 USD, non-members $175 USD
  • Registration January 1, 2023 onwards  - Members $175 USD, non-members $200 USD
  • Non-member registration includes a one-year membership in the WASH Rotary Action Group

The theme, "It all starts with WASH" underlines the critical importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene to community health, economic growth, food security, and the alleviation of poverty. Join us in Melbourne!


Our keynote speaker is Mark Balla, the Toilet Warrior.

Mark has seen the lives of hundreds of thousands of school students, their families and their communities, changed for the better thanks to the provision of WASH infrastructure and education. 
 
In 2017 he was inducted into the World Toilet Organization Hall of Fame by his friend and mentor Mr. Toilet himself. Singaporean Jack Sim, founder of the World Toilet Organization. 
 
Mark is a passionate public speaker, especially when it comes to WASH in Schools and Behavior Change in the world of WASH. In his nine years as a Rotarian, he has spoken at seventeen District Conferences in Australia, the USA, and India, at Ravi Ravindran's Presidential Summit on WASH & Literacy, and at over 100 Rotary Clubs. He delivered a TED talk, and presented at World Water Summits in Sao Paulo, Toronto and Hamburg.
 
Mark, a member of the Rotary Club of Box Hill Central in District 9810 in Australia, was a member of the WASH-RAG board for six years and is a member of the Rotary Foundation Cadre of Technical Advisors. 
Where
Rendezvous Hotel
328 Flinders Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia