ROTARY CLUB of CLAYTON Inc.

                                                                        

                          District 9810 Victoria, Australia

 

                                                                                                   

 

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Club History

(1965 - 1975)  (1975 - 1985)  (1985 - 1995)  (1995 - 2005)

Club Presidents

Max Hammer (Charter President) - 1965/66

Howard Price - 1966/67

Harold Downing - 1967/68

Bob Keogh - 1968/69

Alan Fulton - 1969/70

Kevin Beaumont - 1970/71

Edward Allchin - 1971/72

Les Sturzaker - 1972/73

Steve Smith - 1973/74

Ray Cain - 1974/75

Gil Woodley - 1975/76

Ray Thomas - 1976/77

Harry Draffin - 1977/78

John Goldspink - 1978/79

Bill Norling - 1979/80

James Cochrane - 1980/81

Tom Portelli - 1981/82

Bill Sides - 1982/83

John Barnes - 1983/84

Russell Lloyd - 1984/85

Bob Tye - 1985/86

Guy Messina - 1986/87

Ken Smale - 1987/88

Ned Brown - 1988/89

Seamus Moloughney - 1989/90

Ralph Zuccaro - 1990/91

Ray Isaac - 1991/92

Kevin Beaumont - 1991/92

Bill Sides - 1992/93

Richard Simmons - 1993/94

Jean Cochrane - 1994/95

Jean Cochrane - 1995/96

Brian Hutchinson - 1996/97

Robert Millen - 1997/98

Ralph Zuccaro - 1998/99

Richard Simmons - 1999/2000

Jon Breisch - 2000/01

Warren Fricke - 2001/02

John Barnes - 2002/03

Neil Rickard - 2003/04

Michael Ellinger - 2004/05

Warren Fricke - 2005/06

Glenda Rose - 2006/07

James Cochrane - 2007/08

Michael Ellinger - 2008/09

Robert Millen - 2009/10

Bill Sides - 2010/11

Jon Breisch - 2011/12

Lesley Zuccaro - 2012/13

Heather Norling - 2013/14

Bronwen Lamond - 2014/15

Glenys Pattison - 2015/16

Ralph Zuccaro - 2016/17

 

 

Paul Harris Fellows (PHF)

 

Howard Price - 1975

William Norling - 1977

Edmond Gearon - 1977

Alan Fulton - 1979

Charles Taylor - 1983

Edward Allchin - 1985

James Cochrane - 1987

Robert Minter - 1987

Les Sturzaker - 1987

Raymond Thomas - 1987

Heather Norling - 1988

John Goldspink - 1988

John Barnes - 1992

Thomas Portelli - 1992

William Sides - 1992

Jean Cochrane - 1995

Ken Smale - 1995

Ralph Zuccaro - 1998

Richard Simmons - 2000

Kelly Allen - 2001

Donald Marshall - 2003

Sue Attwood - 2003

Warren Fricke - 2004

Gaye Barnes - 2005

Neil Rickard - 2005

Robyn Kensley - 2005

Michael Ellinger - 2006

Kath Byers - 2007

Robert Millen - 2008

Mary Goldspink - 2008

Jon Breisch - 2012

Maggie Lynch - 2012

Norm Bury - 2012

David Catchpoole - 2012

Bill Pontikis - 2012

Lesley Zuccaro - 2013

 

 

PHF +  1 Sapphire

 

John Barnes

James Cochrane

Jean Cochrane

Donald Marshall

William Norling

Gaye Barnes

Edward Allchin

Kevin Beaumont

Michael Ellinger

Tom Portelli

Ralph Zuccaro

Warren Fricke

 

PHF +  2 Sapphires

 

John Barnes

James Cochrane

Jean Cochrane

Edward Allchin

Warren Fricke

 

PHF +  5 Sapphires

 

John Barnes

 

PHF +  1 Ruby

 

Ed Allchin

 

PHF +  3 Rubies

Bill Sides

Dianne Sides

Major Donors

Bill & Dianne Sides

 

Clayton, Victoria

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Clayton
Melbourne, Victoria
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Clayton Road Shopping Precinct
Clayton is located in Melbourne
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Clayton
 
Population: 14,332 (2006)[1]
Postcode: 3168
Area: 7.7 km (3.0 sq mi)
Location: 18 km (11 mi) from Melbourne
LGA: City of Monash
State District: Clayton
Federal Division: Chisholm, Hotham, Bruce
Suburbs around Clayton:
Oakleigh East Mount Waverley Notting Hill
Oakleigh South Clayton Mulgrave
Clarinda Clayton South Springvale

Clayton is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 18 km south-east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Monash. At the 2006 Census, Clayton had a population of 14,332.

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Overview

The main focus for the suburb of Clayton is the shopping strip that runs along Clayton Road. The local railway station, situated at the northern end of the shopping strip bears the name Clayton.

History

The area was first occupied for farming in the 1850s and was originally named after a property, "Clayton Vale", owned by lawyer John Hughes Clayton in the 1860s. A township was originally gazetted on Dandenong Road and in 1862 a primary school was opened at the corner of Dandenong Road and Clayton Road, to serve the whole of the Clayton district. This school changed its name to Clayton North Primary School in 1954.

The construction of the railway to Dandenong and Gippsland about 1 km south of Dandenong Road in 1878 prompted the start of a second township where the line crossed Clayton Road.

The Post Office opened on 18 November 1887 as Clayton's Road Railway Station and was renamed Clayton in 1891.[2]

Clayton's rural lands and relative proximity to Melbourne attracted two institutions at the turn of the century: the Talbot Colony for Epileptics on land later occupied by Monash University, and a Women's Convalescent Home. Apart from that, in 1900 the community consisted of farms, three hotels, two churches, a tennis court and a few shops. Market gardens, fruit growing and a municipal abattoir were the leading industries.

The 1960s saw the rapid disappearance of market gardens as urbanisation and industry advanced. At the western edge of Clayton the Oakleigh High School had been opened in 1955 and a second primary school was opened next year at Clayton South. Clayton East Post Office opened in 1958 (and closed 1979).[2]

Melbourne's second metropolitan university, Monash, was opened at Clayton in 1961. Monash is now Australia's largest university. Primary schools at Westall and Clayton West opened in 1961 and 1962, and high schools at Westall and Monash (Clayton North) in 1963 and 1965. In 1971 the Catholic bishops of Victoria and Tasmania purchased land adjacent to Monash University to house their seminary, Corpus Christi College. (The seminary was moved to Carlton in 1999, and the site now serves as a conference centre.)

Numerous factories, including Wilke Printing, Robert Bosch GmbH and Repco were opened after the Second World War. Clayton South and Westall are closer to the "sandbelt" areas, with the Spring Valley Golf Club, The Grange Reserve and Heatherton Park. Sanitary landfill sites occupy former sand quarries.

While the local community was formerly a part of the now defunct City of Oakleigh local council, in 1995 the municipality became the south-western corner for the City of Monash.

Public Library and Clayton Community Centre

A large new building at the corner of Cooke Street and Centre Road was opened in April 2008. It houses the Clayton branch of the [2] Monash Public Library Service, a swimming pool, gym, counselling services, health and child care services, theatrette and meeting rooms.

Science, technology and research

The exterior of the Australian Synchrotron facility

The Monash Homemaker centre in Clayton on Blackburn Road-Princes Hwy.

Clayton is one of the largest centres of science, technology and research in Australia. It is located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs, which contains the highest density of high technology industries in Victoria.

Some of the science and technology institutions located in Clayton include:

Schools

  • Clayton Primary School
  • Clayton North Primary School
  • Westall Primary School
  • St Peter's Primary School

Sport

The suburb has an Australian Rules football team competing in the Southern Football League.[5]

External links

References

Coordinates: 3755′23″S 14507′26″E / 37.923S 145.124E / -37.923; 145.124

 

 

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