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
27 April Ian Bruce – Career in Mining Exploration – The Sharp Edge of Mining. Balancing Expectations in Developing Countries
4 May : Dr Sarah Pye – Saving the Sunbears
11 May : Elizabeth Clarke – From Neanderthal to Alexander: Syria, crossroad to the world – the early years.
25 May : Pam Spicer – Sign Language Interpretation
1 June : Dr Jane Stephens – Flowers in the Desert – local news and the importance of journalism
8 June : Assoc. Professor Florin Oprescu – Retirement from Driving.
15 June : George Walker – Changes in the British Landscape over the past 12,000 years and influence of climate change
Thursdays 1 to 3pm.
Class Captain: Brian Holliday, firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: North Shore Community Centre, 701 David Low Way, Mudjimba
29 April: Dr Ken Lynn – Science and Pseudo-Science: How do you tell the difference?
6 May: Ken Hicks – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Town Planning
13 May: Bob Railton – The Bushranger: An Unintended Consequence of British Convict Transportation to Australia
20 May: Ian W Wilson – The 1988 Carbon Dating of the Turin Shroud – a Massive Miscarriage of Justice ?
27 May: Peter Benkendorff – JP Duties
3 June: David Braddock – Maryborough sugar industry
10 June: Assoc. Professor Florin Oprescu – Retirement from driving
17 June: Elizabeth Clarke – From Neanderthal to Alexander: Syria, crossroad to the world – the early years
Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30am.
Class Captain Term 2: Dennis Murphy
Contact: 0413 699 007
Location: CWA Hall, 15 Short Street, Nambour
28 April: Karin Leivesley – The English Language and its Linguistic Cousins
5 May:Paul Munchenberg – Vitamania & Complementary Medicine & Modern treatment of Cataracts
12 May: Ted Webber – George and Robert Stephenson
19 May: Assoc. Professor Florin Oprescu – Retirement from driving
26 May: Dr Tom Hewitt – Part 2- The 1950s: The decade that defined the 20th century
2 June: Dr Jane Stephens – Flowers in the Desert – local news and the importance of journalism
9 June: Professor David Fryer – Global mental health crisis upon global physical health crisis? Mass unemployment in the wake of the pandemic
16 June: Bob Railton – The Bushranger: An Unintended Consequence of British Convict Transportation to Australia
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)
27 April: John Ferguson – the Nugget from Nashville 1868
4 May: Dr Tom Hewitt – Part 1 – The 1950s: the decade that defined the 20th century
11 May: Dr Sarah Pye – Saving the Sunbears
18 May: Ken Granger – Volcanoes I have known
25 May: John Saint-Smith – Age Proofing the Sunshine Coast Part 1
1 June: John Saint-Smith – Age Proofing the Sunshine Coast Part 2
8 June: Ken Mewburn and Helen Crooke – Coastal erosion
15 June: Joe Smith – Beekeeping
Lectures are currently not available at Caloundra.