ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING TO REPLACE FACE-TO-FACE SESSIONS DURING CORONAVIRUS SUSPENSION
U3A/COTA BYO Tuesday Lunchtime Forums
- When: Tuesdays from 22 April to mid-November, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m which includes time for questions & answers.
- Where: Main Hall, Hughes Community Centre.</b>
- Entrance fee: $2. Free tea and coffee provided, but bring your own cup.
There is a hearing loop in the hall – people with hearing aids should adjust them to the 'T' position.
Forums are open to the public and booking is not required. But attendance is on a "first come" basis and doors will be closed if attendance reaches 140.
For further details contact Alex Gosman at
From 1919 to COVID-19: The Spanish Influenza & Us
Presenter: Frank Bongiorno Professor of History ANU (and Head of the History Department)
The 2020 American Presidential Election – and the impact of the pandemic
Presenter: John Angley Recent Austrade / Minister-Counsellor (Commercial), Australian Embassy, Washington DC. Former Senior Policy Advisor including on the staff of a number of ALP Shadow Ministers.
Impact of COVOID-19 on Immigration & Economic Growth
Presenter: Abul Rizvi. Fmr Senior Executive with Immigration & Communications Dept and commentator on Immigration matters
Is it possible to maintain the Australian way of life in a changing environment?
Presenter: Jenny Goldie, National Vice-President, Sustainable Population Australia and President, Climate Action Monaro
Australia and Its Relationships with the Pacific Islands
Presenter: James Batley, Distinguished Policy Fellow in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, ANU (former DFAT official and ambassador))
The Past, Present and Future of Mt Stromlo
Presenter: Brad Tucker, Astrophysicist/Cosmologist, ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mt. Stromlo Observatory
The Australian economy post the pandemic - Policy recipes for a fairer & more equitable society
Presenter: Emma Dawson, Executive Director, Per Capita (a think tank)
Arab Spring or Arab Winter - What changes did the 2011 season of unrest deliver?
Presenter: Philip Eliason