U3A/COTA BYO lunchtime forums
Tuesdays from 22 May to 20 November, 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.
Forums are open to the public. No booking required - seating is on a first come basis.
For further Information contact Alex Gosman on
Music in schools program – Bringing the transformative power of music to students
Speaker: Isobel Ferrier, ACT Manager for Musica Viva(MV)
Producers: Alex Gosman/Martin Linsleys
Activities now embrace the latest digital technologies.
Isobel will talk about the activities of MV in the schools of ACT and how it is inspiring musicians and audiences. This is a great story.
Income in retirement
Speaker: Basil La Brooy, National Seniors Australia (NSA)
You may think you have your retirement finances under control but changes in the new financial year could have significant impacts on your financial status?
Basil’s talk will include a quick overview of the key changes that came into effect for this financial year.
Indonesia update and the lead-up to the 2019 Presidential election
Speaker: Greg Fealy, Associate Professor & Senior Fellow Indonesian Politics at the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs
Greg Fealy is a scholar of Indonesian politics and history, who specialises in Islam and has written extensively on the subject. He has a particular interest in Islamic political doctrines, Islamisation processes and the role of religion in democratic systems.
NO EVENT - Melbourne Cup Day!
Activities of the South Eastern Emergency Management Region
Speaker: Paul Lloyd, Regional Emergency Officer
Canberra in the local, national and international film festival landscapes
Speaker: Andrew Pike (former proprietor of Electric Shadows theatres)