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Lunchtime forums

U3A/COTA BYO lunchtime forums

Every Tuesday from June to October, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m. Main Hall, Hughes Community Centre. Entrance fee $2. Free tea and coffee provided. You need to bring your own cup. There is a hearing loop in the hall – people with hearing aids should adjust them to the ‘t’ position.

The forum program will be available here shortly before the series starts.

For further Information contact Alex Gosman on

DateForum details
14 August

Weapons use in space

Dr Roy H Sach, former Director of Space at the Department of Defence
Dr Sach is also the author of Astro reality: Avoiding conflict in outer space, Echo Books, Geelong, 2015.

With deep experience in this area of possible warfare, Roy also worked to President Clinton and will discuss trends in outer space security.

21 August

Combatting soil loss and degradation

Gerry Gillespie, Consultant

28 August

Canberra Mental Health Forum Representative

Topic to be advised

4 September


Kate Lehmensich, Capital Health Network & Elizabeth Moss, Consultant

11 September

China’s One Belt – One Road initiative as it impacts Pakistan and Iran

Ian Dudgeon, Lowy Institute

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