Applications for 2017 are now closed. Please keep RYLA in mind for next year. It will be held in Orange again.
RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership in Action - is about leadership, learning and laughter; it is about co-operation, consideration, communication and confidence. It is for people aged 18-28, who have demonstrated leadership, intelligence and compassion within their local community.
RYLA 2017 will be held from Saturday 8 April to Thursday 13 April, at Charles Sturt University, Orange. Positions cost approximately $650 for a fully catered, individual room.
The theme will be Developing your Leadership Potential, based on an Australian Leadership Capability Framework, and includes an array of top class speakers in an interactive adult learning environment.
A wide range of topics will be covered including:
  • Leadership through knowledge;
  • Personal and interpersonal skills;
  • Speaking in public;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Looking after me – resilience training and life balance;
  • Meeting procedures;
  • Conflict resolution;
  • Career skills;
  • Leadership and Strategy;
There will also be community service activities and practical leadership challenges.
The official Facebook page can be found at
The YouTube video from the 2016 RYLA week can be found at
Speaker Information
Charles Tarbey will be speaking on Leadership Through Strategic Planning 
Charles Tarbey is the chairman and owner of CENTURY 21 Australasia, one of Australia’s largest and most diverse property groups. Charles has been actively involved in the property market since 1972, and has trained and given advice to thousands of real estate agents, vendors and purchasers. He is also the author of two real estate books, Profit Driven Real Estate and Listing Rich.
Should you require further information please contact John Willing on 0418 223007 or
COMMITTEE 2016/2017
John Willing, District Chair (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Julie Fleming, Secretary (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Lois Willing, Treasurer (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Mary Brell (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Lynette Bullen (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Kerry Denney (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Graeme Fleming (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
John Fraser (Rotary Club of Orange North)
Janis Glasson (Rotary Club of Molong)
Joanne McRae (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Michael Milston (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Sue Moffatt (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Murray Paterson (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)
Joan Raftery (Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak)