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Site update:16 September 2021

International Day of Older Persons – 1 October

The International Day of Older Persons is an opportunity to highlight the important contributions that older people make to society and raise awareness of the issues and challenges of ageing in today’s world (see the United Nations Programme on Ageing).

Resolution 45/106, passed by the United Nations General Assembly on 14th December 1990, declared 1st October to be the International Day of Older Persons.

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Lockdown 6 -extended
to 2 September

as announced on 16 August 2021

Our campus remains closed in response to the latest Victorian COVID snap lockdown.

The lockdown has been extended for a further 14 days and we therefore anticipate being able to re-open on 3 September.

We will monitor the Stage Government's announcements so as to be able to communicate with members, via Gateway eNews when the lockdown is lifted.

Morning Tea and Music

Sausage sizzle and Morning Tea: U3A Hawthorn

Saturday 10 April

A great turnout for our Saturday morning "Morning Tea and Music". Thanks to everyone who braved the cool weather and especially to Jared Atherton for his delightful violin playing. We were also entertained by The Gateway Singers" to whom we also say "Thanks!"

Readings in Australian history - the history you were never taught

Our thanks to Jim Poulter for allowing publication of this remarkable series

click here to visit his page

Preparing for COVID Normal


Acrylic screens


New acrylic screens installed in the office - ready for 2021!

U3A Hawthorn Owl logo

We gratefully acknowledge funding by City of Boroondara       We gratefully acknowledge funding from ACFE Learn Local   Victorian Government funded     COTA Australia