Upcoming Special Events
Wednesday 29th March 2023, 11:00am. Writing Your Life - Patty Beecham, Online meeting (Zoom).
Wednesday 12th April 2023, 10:00am. U3A Brisbane 2023 Annual General Meeting - , Online meeting (Zoom).
Term 2 2023 Classes
Class Schedule for Term 2 2023 is now available and enrolments are open. Term 1 finishes on Friday 31 March and Term 2 commences on Monday 17 April.
To join a new class, enrol through the Class Search page by clicking on the Enrol button, or contact the tutor directly by email or phone. If you book online you may assume your enrolment is accepted unless the tutor advises otherwise.
If you are currently enrolled in a Term 1 class that you wish to continue attending in Term 2, you can use the Member Dashboard to re-enrol.
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2023 Term dates:
|1||23 January||31 March||10|
|2||17 April||23 June||10|
|3||10 July||15 September||10|
|4||3 October||8 December||10|
U3A Art Class enters "The Bradley"
U3A Art Tutor Carol Owens was interviewed by Rebecca Levingston on her ABC Mornings program on Wednesday 5th October.
Carol's Art - Creative Portraiture class painted portraits of ABC's Brad the Traffic Guy in New Farm Park for The Bradley art award.
You can listen to the 5th October interview here:
Rebecca and the ABC crew attended the class with Brad in New Farm Park on 7th October, and the recording is available here:
(Acknowledgement: Sound recordings courtesy ABC Radio Brisbane)
The Art Class currently has an exhibition in New Farm Library and all are encouraged to attend.
Annual General Meeting 2022
The Annual General Meeting of U3A Brisbane was held on Wednesday 13th April 2022 as an online Zoom meeting.
Audited Accounts for 2021
Management Committee Nominations 2022
2022 AGM Agenda
2022 AGM Minutes
U3A Brisbane revised its current Constitution following an extensive review. The aim was to modernise our committee practices including provision for the use of communications technology and also to allow for statutory changes coming into effect in 2022:
Law changes for incorporated associations
The revised Constitution was adopted at the AGM.
Revised 2022 Constitution
Schedule of Changes from 2010 Constitution
Previous (2010) Constitution
Management Committee 2022/23
|Vice-President||Gabrielle Power West|
|President: Deslyn Taylor
|Vice-President: Gabrielle Power-West|
|Treasurer: Joan Mackay|
|Secretary: Mary Denver
|Member: Nick Bricknell|
|Member: Martin Bridgstock|
|Member: John Galligan|
|Member Mary-Anne Scott|
U3A Discussion Forum
U3A Brisbane now has a Discussion Forum, mainly intended for members to discuss class content with each other. In order to access the forum, members who have not otherwise registered a password as Tutor or staff Volunteer need to firstly:
Register a username and password via Website Registration. Make sure you respond to the security email otherwise the password won't be registered. If you ever forget your password, you can re-set it via the same process.
Once you have a username and password:
1. Login via the login window at top right of home page.
2. Go to Members menu that will then show on the right and select Discussion Forum.
Tutors may request a new forum category for their class. See Discussion Forum explanatory page for more information.
U3A Brisbane Strategic Plan
COVID Safe Plans
U3A Brisbane is required to have COVID-19 Safety plans in place iin order to offer face-to-face classes. Tutors should contact the relevant District Coordinator if you wish to conduct a face-to-face class.COVID Safe Plan - City Campus 2022
COVID Safe Plan - District Classes 2022
See Social Events page for details of social events organised by our Social Committee.
The IT Group that functioned for many years with Saturday morning monthly meetings no longer meets except for occasional Zoom events. Notes of past meetings are available here: IT Group Notes.
The one-week Winter School has been in abeyance since 2019 as a result of restrictions imposed by the COVID outbreak. Presentation notes from past Winter Schools are available here: Winter School Notes.
U3A Brisbane is a member of the U3A Queensland Network, which produces a Network Quarterly Newsletter.
To keep our members up to date with current and important information, we produce monthly e-newsletters and those are sent to members on our Email mailing list. For details of our classes and timetable, we produce a quarterly Class Schedule issued two weeks before the end of each term.
For Newsletter enquiries or news, please contact the Editor, Jane Elliott: email@example.com