U3A/COTA Tuesday Lunchtime Forums
Forums focus on local events, politics, science, the environment & international events, and run for an hour followed by Q&A.
Sessions will be held in alternating Face-to-Face and Zoom formats on Tuesdays from May to November commencing at 12:45pm.
Pre-registration is required for both formats - see details below for how to register for individual sessions.
Face-to-Face Sessions in Main Hall, Hughes Community Centre.
- Held on the first and third Tuesdays of the month
- Limit of 80 attendees
- Entrance fee: $2 per session to be paid by cash or credit card; does not include refreshments
There is a hearing loop in the hall – people with hearing aids should adjust them to the 'T' position.
Zoom Online Sessions
- Held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month
- Limit of 100 attendees
- Zoom link details will be provided on the Monday night before the session.
For further details contact Alex Gosman at
India - Politics and Prospects
Presenter: John McCarthy AO
He is currently Chair of the Australia-India Council, and Deputy Chair of the Australia-India Institute and was previously the national president of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.
John is a frequent public commentator on international issues, particularly India.
What does net zero mean for Australia & what do the Glasgow climate talks hold for the world?
Presenter: Professor Mark Howden, Director, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions