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Under s71 of the Multiple District Constitution, Council is required to compile an Administration Manual. The ‘Governance’ section of the website directs members to relevant policies of Council and the Association.

For advice about ‘Club Administration’ members are directed to the Lions Clubs International ‘Club Resource Centre’ and ‘Club Management Resources’.

The Multiple District Structure

The Australian Council of Governors

The Association is governed by the Multiple District Council, consisting of the Council Chairpersons and the nineteen Governors of the Districts of the Multiple District. The registered name of the Association is Multiple District 201 Of Lions Clubs International Inc. ABN: 63 592 786 032 ARBN: 062 740 078.

The Council is assisted by appointed officers and chairpersons of coordinating committees.

Constitutionally, the officers of the Multiple District are the Council Chairperson, Executive Officer, Council Treasurer and the Legal Officer.

The duty of Council is to implement Lions Convention resolutions, control the organisation of Lions projects and the Lions Convention, create new initiatives for the growth of Lionism, and to control the finances of the Multiple District.

Each Club belongs to a District who each year elect a District Governor. The Governor is a member of the Council.

2020-21 Management ExecutiveFile size is 148KB

The Committees

The Multiple District Council establishes ‘Governing Committees’ from time to time.

2020-2021 MD 201 CommitteesFile size is 215KB

Management Group

A Management Group comprising our Council Chairperson, Executive Officer, National Treasurer, Legal Officer and the four Coordinating Chairpersons of the Membership, Leadership, Youth and Community Projects and Fundraising & Partnership Committees review reports prior to the relevant Council Meeting to ensure that all information required for Council is available and in a form which will enable Council to take decisions and develop policy.

2020-2021 Management GroupFile size is 337KB

Members of the Association

The members of the Multiple District are all Lions Clubs in the Multiple District chartered by the International Board.

Alphabetical Clubs Listing with District File size is 16 KB. MD 201 of Lions Clubs International club charter dates listing. This list shows district, club name, club ID number and club charter date.


The Multiple District comprises the Districts from time to time within the territory of the Multiple District as approved by the International Board. Each District within the Multiple District shall be designated in such manner as shall be approved by the Council and the International Board.

2020-2021 District Governors File size 227KB
2020-2021 – Map of MD 201File size is 412KB
Alphabetical Clubs Listing with DistrictFile size is 16KB. MD 201 of Lions Clubs International club charter dates listing. This list shows district, club name, club ID number and club charter date.

National Office

The National office is located in Newcastle and staffed by a small, professional team. They are there to assist members. They also manage the club supplies and online shop.

National OfficeLink to our Contact page.
Club Supplies Online ShopLink to our Club Supplies Online Shop.

The Executive Officer

The Executive Officer is Council’s principal staff officer,exercising overall management responsibility for Council’s operations.

The Executive Officer:

  • Acts as the primary link between the members of Council and the organisation and is responsible for providing assistance to members of Council in developing policy.
  • Provides leadership to staff in achieving Council’s objectives
  • Is responsible in consultation with the National Treasurer for the financial management of the Council.
  • Subject to the direction of the Council communicates and promotes Council’s policies from time to time.

MD201 Council Locked Bag 2000
Newcastle, NSW 2300
Phone: 1800-655201 (02) 4940-8033

International Association of Lions Clubs


2020-2021 International OfficersFile size is 152KB

Multiple District 201 of Lions Clubs International Inc ABN: 63 592 786 032, is an Association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1985 (SA) and an Australian Registered Body ARBN: 062 740 078.

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