U3A Network Queensland
September 2022 Edition

Dear Joy

Welcome to the September edition of E-News, and there's a link below to a printable version of the newsletter. We would appreciate links to digital edition and to the print edition be circulated as widely as possible within your U3A so that your members are aware of news from Network Queensland.

Best regards

Tony Nobbs
Tony Nobbs
News Editor, U3A Network Queensland
From the President’s Desk – September 2022
It is indeed encouraging that when a new program is introduced it is accepted with enthusiasm by our members. Having recently returned from a 3,000 kms, 8-day road trip to…
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Join Ita Buttrose for Ageism Webinar on 7 October
U3A members throughout QLD are most welcome to join the Ageism Awareness Day Australia-wide event on-line on Friday, 7 October from 10am to 11am. EveryAGE Counts will host the launch…
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New ‘Model Rules’ issued for Associations
The Queensland Government Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has issued updated ‘Model Rules’ for incorporated associations. The new ‘Model Rules’ cover membership, fees, voting rights and more. A copy of…
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Age is not the problem, Ageism is..
Ageism is affecting Australian adults of many ages. A report from the Australian Human Rights Commission has found ageism exists across the nation – even if we are not consciously…
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Changes are coming to myGov
Changes have been announced to myGov to make it easier to access government services. Soon, when you access Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support services through myGov, you‘ll notice some changes.…
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Support at Home Program to begin 1 July 2024
The Australian Government has announced that it is returning to the timeframe put forward by the Royal Commission to deliver a reformed and improved in-home aged care program – Support…
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Full Report on Webinar – ‘Your Digital Legacy’
The ‘Your Digital Legacy’ webinar hosted by nbn®, COTA Queensland and U3A Network Queensland on 23 August was highly successful with more than 300 people attending. Every day, without realising…
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Who’s who at your U3A?
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COTA appoints Darren Young as CEO
The Board of COTA Queensland announced the appointment of Darren Young as their new CEO following the resignation of Mark-Tucker Evans at the end of June. COTA Queensland’s Chair Jean…
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New Liaison Officer visits U3A Dalby
 Newly appointed Liaison Officer, David Bowden of U3A Roma, recently visited U3A Dalby. David’s visit is the first of a number of planned meetings to take place across Queensland in…
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