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Rotary Foundation Breakfast - Bookings essential Nov 21, 2017
Daniel Flynn: The Thankyou journey - a blueprint for turning ideas into reality
Daniel Flynn: The Thankyou journey - a blueprint for turning ideas into reality



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When: 21st November 2017, 7.15 for 7.30am

Where: RACV City Club, Level 17, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Cost: $65.00 per head or Table of 10 $600.00

Driven, resourceful and determined, Daniel Flynn is one of Australia’s most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 30.

He is the founder and managing director of the social enterprise Thankyou, which has given more than $5.5 million to help end global poverty.

Thankyou’s 50 products are stocked by major retailers in Australia and 100 per cent of profits go to funding water, sanitation, child and maternal health and food projects around the world. In nine short years, Thankyou has directly impacted the lives of 755,538 people in 20 countries, including Australia.

Daniel is also the author of best-selling book Chapter One, a story that generated $1.4 million in sales in its first month using an unorthodox ‘pay-what-you-want’ model.

He is a genius at disruptive marketing and has received widespread media coverage for some truly unconventional and highly successful campaigns that led to Thankyou products being stocked by some of Australia’s biggest retailers. He is an engaging and thoughtful speaker and his talks offer a blueprint for turning ideas into reality.

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Inspector Andrew Miles Nov 28, 2017
Rotary Peace Center (Bangkok) Residential Program – Reflections
Rotary Peace Center (Bangkok) Residential Program – Reflections

In 2015, Andrew was nominated by Melbourne District 9800 as the 2016 Victoria Police Rotary Peace Fellow. As a result of this nomination, Andrew participated in the 11 week residential peace and conflict resolution program at the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University between January and April 2017.

Constable he performed community policing and crime investigation duties including the investigation of serious and major crime. He has also performed operational supervision duties and corporate roles including Human Resource Management and Performance Management.

Andrew became a Commissioned Officer in 2005. As a Commissioned Officer he has performed a diverse range of roles including:

  • Leadership Development, which encompasses the design and delivery of leadership development programs from supervisor to senior management level.
  • Local Area Commander, leading the delivery of Community Engagement & Community Policing services to a population of 280,000.
  • Investigation & Response Manager, leading the investigation of volume crime, sex offence & child abuse, drug and covert investigations across three local area commands.
  • Manager of the Learning Development & Standards Division at the Victoria Police Academy, leading the development and review of education and learning programs including education policy development, educational quality standards and the production of online and multimedia based learning.
  • Project roles, included the co-development and implementation of the Victoria Police Cultural, Community and Diversity Education Strategy, developed to address the Victoria Police response to a High Court Settlement alleging racial profiling against Victoria Police.