Event Types
 Oct 19, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Lindsay was inducted into the Rotary Club of Dalkeith on 26th June 2009.   He became President Nominee in 2010-11 and President in 2012-13.   As President he chaired an innovative Board which introduced a new club website, established a highly successful Membership committee from which the club is still seeing continuing membership growth and the club also identified the need to become involved in new projects as drivers of membership participation and renewal.

Dalkeith Rotary is a vibrant club whose members and their partners enjoy the maxim of Fun, Fellowship and Fundraising. He has served on the Club Service, Community Service, Membership and Youth and International Service Committees .He was the Dalkeith Rotary Charitable Trust chair for 2013-14.

Lindsay was an Assistant Governor from 2014 to 2016 and was a member of the District Membership committee under Chair Angus Buchanan. Memorable Rotary moments include witnessing the wonderful work being undertaken by the Bali Eye Clinic surgeons in Bali in 2014 and participated in house building for needy families in rural Cambodia in 2015 – both of these projects supported by his club.

Lindsay retired in 2010 as an Insurance Broker after the sale of his business Dry Shand Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd.   In the 1980s he was President of the Old Scotch Collegians Hockey Club (now evolved into the Westside Wolves Hockey Club) and of the Old Scotch Collegians Association.   He was elected to the Executive of the Western Australian Hockey Association retiring for personal reasons - marriage and fatherhood. He was on the State Board of the National Insurance Brokers Association for six years.

In 1977, Lindsay married Helen, a Registered Nurse and they have two children Nicholas and Amy both living interstate.  He loves participating in sport playing bad golf and hockey (until 2014) and cricket (representing briefly WA in veterans hockey and cricket generally as a passenger), travel, reading and desultory gardening.


PLEASE  RSVP’s for lunch are requiredby COB Tuesday 17th October 2017 -

Your Booking (and Full Names of any guests or Visitors) are essential to assist with seating and catering.

Cost: $35.00 per person - two course meal, with cash bar.

Bookings essential:





District Governor - Lindsay Dry
 Oct 20, 2017

Wendy founded her international business - WRITE | EDIT | PUBLISH – to help writers become published authors; creating new futures for themselves and improving the lives of other people by sharing their messages. She coaches people to write books; she provides professional editing and proof reading services; and she supports and guides authors through the publishing process. She currently represents authors in Australia, Canada, Dubai, Ireland, Poland and the United Kingdom.

Wendy was shortlisted for an International Coaching Award in December 2016 and has worked in major cities across Europe, Asia and Australia and is a regular speaker at the Institute of Directors and Waterstones Piccadilly London for Authorcraft UK; the international network for authors; the Author School London; ‘The Power of Your Story’ an annual self-publishing course for women in London; and international literary festivals, conferences and writer’s workshops.

In 2014, she was a co-winner of the Thames Heritage Trust John Coleman Award, in recognition of her outstanding contribution co-authoring her first book “The Thames Wilderness – A Guide to the Natural Thames.”

 She is currently researching and writing her second book about the major tributaries of the River Thames.

Wendy is in Perth to help RCOP’s Roz Baker publish a book written by her late husband Tony.

Wendy’s website is and you can follow her on Twitter @WendyBookCoach and Facebook

Wendy Yorke - Literary Agent, Editor, Int Speaker
 Oct 27, 2017
 Oct 30, 2017
4:15 PM – 8:00 PM
 Nov 16, 2017 6:30 AM

Get the date in the diary, for our fabulous Family Christmas Breakfast - more info to follow.

Christmas Family Breakfast
 Dec 15, 2017