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Office is closed

The Whittlesea U3A office is closed till Monday 4th May 2020. Queries can be left by leaving a message by phone or email ·        Phone: 9464 1339 or 0404 119 189 ·        Email: Member support volunteers will respond when convenient. For more information click here

Staying up to date on Coronavirus from COTA Victoria

Staying up to date on Coronavirus 17 March 2020 Health and Wellbeing, Information COTA Australia is working with the Australian Government to provide input and receive information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert. For the most accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date information, visit the Department of Health website or the Victorian Government Department of Health and Human Services website. If you […]


Official statement issued by Department of Education and Training confirming outcomes of a Meeting on Friday 6th March. At the 6 March 2020 meeting between the Department of Education and Training, the Whittlesea U3A, the Men’s Shed and Peter Lalor Secondary College, it was acknowledged that each party is committed to supporting the local community and […]

Important information on COVID-19

A message from Network U3A Dear Members of U3A, Presidents, and Secretaries There is a lot of news and comment happening across the globe about the current COVID-19 virus. U3A Network’s recommendation remains that members regularly look to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for guidance, as the situation is changing quickly. […]

A message from Rose

Hi all, Thanks for contributing such beautiful compliments last week! Just a reminder that you can experience the Complimentary Caravan this Sunday 15th March the City of Whittlesea Community Festival. Whittlesea Public Gardens Barry Road, Lalor Open all day 11am-5pm. Facebook event here: IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT ON SUNDAY, YOU WILL BE ABLE […]

Update from March Morning Tea

The first topic for this morning’s monthly meeting was an update on the Peter Lalor College situation. It seems that after the hard work that the previous committee had put in for securing the venue for Whittlesea U3A was for nothing. It has become an ongoing issue. Over the last week, the unreasonable action of […]

March Birthdays

Happy Birthday to all our March members Charlie Delia Singing, and from left to right Sheila Lal, Ray Tan, Sheryl Carroll, Josie Pink, Wendy Lowry, Lucy Mikedis, Bernice Guzzetti, and Hans Majewski

The Eriksson Bequest – Book Launch

The Eriksson Bequest – Book Launch J.B.E. (Bryan) McNally Hi, I am Bryan McNally, leader of the Whittlesea U3A Creative Writing Group. I have just published my second Jack Carpenter Novel. A book launch has been organised at the Mill Park Library and I welcome those who are interested in attending and would like to […]

March monthly morning tea -*note the venue*

Whittlesea U3A would like to invite you to our March monthly morning tea. It is held on 2nd March 2020 at 10.00 am New members, who have not been before we really do hope to see you there, come and see what we are all about.  Bring a friend if you wish. Check on classes, […]

Whittlesea U3A Writers’ Group Anthology

Throwing Caution to the Wind. You may be aware from our latest magazine and the February morning tea that we have now published our Writers Group collection of works – ‘Throwing Caution to the Wind’. Containing In excess of fifty pieces of writing from twelve members. The book includes short stories, memoirs, poetry and much […]

Update from February morning tea

Glen Wall, the president, opened the meeting by welcoming everyone to our February morning tea; the first for 2020, the first day of the term and meeting in a new place. French street Hall is our new meeting place for this year. He greeted everyone a Happy New Year as well as acknowledge the Chinese […]

Morning tea at new venue – French street

Whittlesea U3A would like to invite you to our first monthly morning tea of the year. It is held on 3rd February 2020 at 10.00 am New members, who have not been before we really do hope to see you there, come and see what we are all about.  Bring a friend if you wish. Check […]

The Animal Rescue Craft Guild needs you Can you knit, sew or crochet? The Animal Rescue Craft Guild is in urgent need of pouches, blankets, nests etc for wildlife injured in the bushfires throughout Australia. They have website and Facebook sites which give patterns for various items. There is also a link to find out where the nearest drop off point […]

 CFA Community Safety

_ A Message From The President, Glen Wall — The Country Fire Authority will be holding an important information session to discuss the recent fire within the Plenty Gorge Parklands. Disaster dodged as crews keep dangerous Plenty Gorge blaze away from homes This is an important message notifying all active 2020 members of Whittlesea U3A […]