Lions District T1 Tasmania

District Governor ROB Batchelor 2023-24

DG Rob Batchelor and Partner Jill Batchelor

Lion Rob was born in Hobart and was brought up mostly at Snug some twenty kilometres south of Hobart. He was part of a family of four Children and attended Snug Area School which was known in those days as having an agricultural base. Rob’s Parents had several Businesses in the area mainly centred in Building.

During his early years he played Local Football, was involved in Dinghy sailing with the Local Sailing Club and represented the state twice in National Championships.   He was the Scout Master for the local Sea Scout Group with some 20 years and had ten years’ service in the Naval Reserve.

He started his working life in Hobart in Administration, Costing and Estimating for a Printing Company. After spending time, he transferred to the Computer Division as a Systems Designer /Programmer. He then came back to the family Building Business and spending around 10 Years before Jill and Rob went into the Civil construction Industry on their own.

Jill and Rob have two sons Scott and Adam.  Adam runs the Plant Hire Division with Scott owning and operating his Building and Construction Business. The Businesses have now been Consolidated. He and Jill have three Grandchildren, Addison, Charlotte and Lewis. Both Jill and Rob are still active in the Business.

Rob’s Lions life started with both parents having been members of Lions Clubs and both being 201T1 District Governors. Rob joined the Lions Club of Kingborough in 1976 and has been an active Member for 46 Years which has a membership of around forty and is active in the community and District.