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UPDATE

As announced by the Premier today most restrictions have been lifted which means that all face to face classes with Whittlesea U3A will resume again tomorrow – 18th February 2021There are only 3 exceptions Walking Football 10 am: Singing for Joy 3.30pm: and Glen’s Technology and Computers for Seniors 10.30am these classes will resume next week take […]

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February morning tea update

Approximately 53 people attended the first February 2021 zoom morning tea. In spite of the gloom and doom of 2020, we feel as though we’re coming out of a fog and nothing yet is shifting; if anything, it seems slow. Glen informed us that there are face to face classes available as well as zoom […]

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Warning about a wearing metal name badge

 Magnetic name badges and Pacemakers. Dear Consumer Network members, We have been advised if you have a pacemaker to not wear a magnetic name badge. If you have a pacemaker, please do not wear a magnetic name badge and let us know as we will provide you with a replacement Consumer Network pin badge.  We are now asking […]

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Welcome to Victorian Energy Compare

The $250 Power Saving Bonus for Pensioner Concession Card holders and some Health Care Card holders (including JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, Austudy and Abstudy recipients) is now available. Before submitting an application for the bonus, please read the eligibility requirements. An independent Victorian Government energy price comparison site To get the most out of this tool, […]

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2021 update

Who would have thought we would ever experience a global lock-down, be instructed to social distance, be given stay-at-home orders, and be constantly barraged by mainstream media that only wants to give the worst news possible? Life goes on, but not as we know it The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the ways we live, work, […]

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New classes added to the 2021 course calendar

212TUE16 – QUILLING ART CRAFT THIS CLASS WILL GO AHEAD ONLY AFTER GOVERNMENT’S PERMISSIONS LOCATION: Peter Lalor Campus, 34 Robert St, Lalor 3075 REQUIREMENTS: Need some of Quilling Tools and Materials Tweezer Scissors Glue Slotted Comb Cutting mat Small knife Paper from 80 gsm to 160 gsm (mixed colour) DESCRIPTION: Quilling paper is an art form […]

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Bushfire Resilient this Spring Free Webinar Series

There is a free webinar which may interest the U3A community and others even if we live in the City of Whittlesea .Get Bushfire Resilient this SpringFree Webinar Series  Get Bushfire Resilient – an interactive webinar series for residents living in rural areas and on the urban fringe. What have previous disasters taught us? Learn from […]

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WEXPO CONNECT 2020

Dear Welcome Expo 2020 participants, contributors and partners, We are grateful for your input and we are looking forward to rolling out the program in the coming week. We now have WEXPO CONNECT 2020 on Facebook event live: https://fb.me/e/eFPVhFtWT – We would love for you click ‘going’! Help us get the word out there. City of Whittlesea […]

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For the U3A bird lovers

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count 19th – 25th October. Please read through the Competition Terms and Conditions. For Frequently Asked Questions, please follow each individual link below – Bird Identification How to Count About the Count Help with the website and App In 2019 Australia counted nearly 3.4 million birds in seven days!  Follow the link […]

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For the U3A fishing community.

The great Victorian Fish Count,   This year we’d love you to join us for an online presentation with amazing speakers to kick the Fish Count off.  The RSVP is below Come along next Thursday evening at 6pm (22 October) to hear from marine scientists, discover our Great Victorian Fish Count ‘feature fish’, the Victorian Scalyfin, witness the wonder of Giant Smooth […]

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