U3A/COTA BYO lunchtime forums
Tuesdays from 22 May to 20 November, 12:30 - 1:45 p.m which includes time for Q & A. 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 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
Climate Change Update 1 - Impact of humans
Presenter: Professor Will Steffen, Member of the Anthropocene Working Group & the ACT Climate Council.
What is the impact of humans on the Earth System as a whole – both the climate and the biosphere?
Climate Change Update 2 – Adapting to climate change
Presenter: Professor Mark Stafford Smith, fmly Coordinater, Climate Change Adaptation, CSIRO.
Nuclear and its role in a carbon constrained world
Rob Parker, Vice-President Australian Nuclear Association
What constitutes good tax system design and directions for reform in Australia? How can the tax system address inequality?
Presenter: Professor Robert Breunig, Professor & Director, Tax & Transfer Policy, ANU