Many U3A Sunny Coasters will know Joan Benbow from the U3A Lecture she gave about her life nursing in remote communities. She recently released a book about it, A Walkabout Life, launched at Coast Life Midwifery on 22 September 2018. for photos and the notes of Jan Johnston’s speech launching the book.
Tutors and Volunteers Recognition Policy and Procedures were approved by the Management Committee on 21 September. The policy formally recognizes that tutors and volunteers are essential for U3A Sunshine Coast, confirms recognition procedures that have been in place for a long while and provides additional recognition ideas.
In February 2019 the U3A Sunshine Coast Management Committee produced 2 new policy documents and these are now on this website. The Code of Conduct is an updated policy. Click on the document titles below to read them
They can also be accessed by clicking on their titles in the dark blue bar at the bottom of a website page.
In March 2019 the U3A Sunshine Coast Management Committee produced an Anti-Discrimination Policy and Procedures (click on the document title).
It can also be accessed by clicking on the title in the dark blue bar at the bottom of a website page.
Queensland Health has revised the number of people able to meet together (down to 30 people at any one time) in unrestricted areas of the state. Sunshine Coast is on the unrestricted list. However, if facilities have a COVID Safe Plan then the arrangements under Stage 3 remain in place.
Our larger activities, especially our “sporting activities” are carried out in Council facilities which are covered by COVID Safety Plans. U3A has also provide our COVID Safe Commitment and Risk Assessment for each facility.
Revisit our COVID Safe Brochure to remind yourself of your responsibilities when you attend classes to stay safe. A copy of the brochure may be downloaded here.