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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 Rosemary Ganly on

DateForum details
22 May

Dave Burnett

GM Oz Harvest
Oz Harvest in Canberra and how you can contribute.

29 May

John Warhurst

Emeritus Professor, ANU
Politics in Australia

5 June

Andrew Leigh

Federal MP for Fenner
Discussing his recent book The economics of just about everything and other recent publications

12 June

Kathryn Rhook

Community Engagement Officer Icon Water
Canberra water catchment and treatment of waste water

19 June

Carolyne Fitzwarryne

Associate Professor (Victoria University)
Development aid – the good, the bad, the ugly

26 June

Chris Carter

Consultant Archaeologist
The Aboriginal settlement of coastal Australia from Perth to the East Coast

3 July

Jackie Turnbull

Lifeline Centre Supervisor
Rewards of becoming a Volunteer Lifeline Crisis Supporter on the phones

10 July

Professor Mark Howden

Director, ANU Institute for Climate Change
An update on the latest science on climate change

17 July

Emeritus Professor Bob Douglas (ANU)

Foundation Director, Australia21
Inequality and existential risk

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