A series of 2-hour talks are held each week in: Sippy Downs, Maleny, Mudjimba and Nambour.
The speaker and topic change every week or every two weeks at each location.
Please note: If you are not a regular member and would like to attend any of these talks,
please contact the Class Captain beforehand.
Tuesdays 9:30 to 11:30am.
Class Captain: Marty Foster, phone 5494 1212 or 0414 693 660
Location: Masonic Lodge Hall, Tamarind Street, Maleny
20 July : Ken Granger – Mysteries of the Polynesian Triangle
27 July : Dr Tom Hewitt – Part 2 The 1950s: the decade that defined the 20th century
3 August : Relations Australia – Elder Abuse – Ben O’Rourke, Lola Mashado, Russell Faulkner
10 August : Karl Tietze – Solar (and renewable energy) revisited
17 August : 9:30am Keir Tierney – Scams – digital legacy (how to manage social media and digital presence after passing away)
17 August : 10:30am Desley Malone – the Maleny Pioneer Village
24 August : Dr Jane Stephens – Flowers in the Desert – local news and the importance of journalism
31 August : Lauren Brisbane – Q Camels
7 September : Jerry McBrien – “The emergence of Japan, 1853 to 1941”
Thursdays 1 to 3pm.
Class Captain: Brian Holliday, email@example.com
Location: North Shore Community Centre, 701 David Low Way, Mudjimba
22 July : Ian Bruce : A Career in Mineral Exploration – The Sharp Edge of Mining. Balancing Expectations in Developing Countries
29 July : Professor David Fryer – Global mental health crisis upon global physical health crisis? Mass unemployment in the wake of the pandemic
5 August : Dr Sarah Pye – Saving the Sunbears
12 August : Bloo Campbell – Refuelling at Macquarie Island
19 August : Darrel Roche – Julius Caesar
26 August : George Walker – Changes in the British Landscape over the past 12,000 years and influence of climate change
2 September : Relations Australia – Elder Abuse – Ben O’Rourke, Lola Mashado, Russell Faulkner
9 September : Dr Ken Lynn – Janszoon to Flinders – Finding Australia
Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30am.
Class Captain Term 2: Dennis Murphy
Contact: 0413 699 007
Location: CWA Hall, 15 Short Street, Nambour
21 July : Kay Sinclair and Bruce Horton – The History of the Buderim Tram
28 July: Elizabeth Clarke – Neanderthal to Alexander: Syria, crossroad to the world – the early years
4 August : John Saint-Smith – Man’s Place in Nature
11 August : David Braddock The History of the Maryborough Sugar Industry
18 August : Relations Australia – Elder Abuse – Ben O’Rourke, Lola Mashado, Russell Faulkner
25 August : Dr Jane Stephens – Flowers in the Desert – local news and the importance of journalism
1 September : to be confirmed
8 September : Ken Hicks – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Town Planning
USC – Sippy Downs
Tuesdays 9 to 11am.
Class Captain: Ann Main
Contact: 5479 1808
Location: U3A Lecture Room, Bldg B, USC Campus (Note: Paid parking on-campus)
20 July : John Saint-Smith – Age Proofing the Sunshine Coast Region Part 3
27 July : Ken Granger – Taim bilong bipo – Highlands of PNG Since 1961
3 August : Karin Leivesley – The English Language and its Linguistic Cousins
10 August : Kay Sinclair and Bruce Horton – Buderim Tram
17 August : Paul Ryan – An Itinerant Forester
24 August : Assoc. Professor Florin Oprescu – Retirement from driving
31 August : Bob Railton – The Bushranger: An Unintended Consequence of British Convict Transportation to Australia
7 September : Darrel Roche – Hannibal Against Ancient Rome 218-201 BC
Lectures are currently not being held in Caloundra.