Conference Special Edition
15 June 2022 Conference Special Edition issue 27 A

Dear {name}

Welcome to our updated version of ENews generated from our new website. The new format provides headlines and news snippets with links to the whole story on the website under 'Latest News'.

A link to download a printable MS Word version of ENews will also be provided for each edition. We ask that links to the digital edition and to the downloadable Word 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 editornews@u3aqld.au

There is a downloadable version of ENews to read and print below or you can move down to the digital website versions of the newsletter. 

Downloadable ENews Version

Unlearning is the New Learning with Professor Karen Becker
In a shock revelation to those who hold degrees, Professor Karen Becker informed the audience that in today’s world knowledge changes so fast that what is learned at university changes…
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New Network President Rhonda Weston’s AM Reports on Conference.
Newly elected Network President Rhonda Weston AM  begins her report by congratulating and thanking U3A Pine Rivers for staging and managing an outstanding State Conference. After months of anticipation the…
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Rockhampton Announced as Host of the 2023 U3A Network State Conference
Rockhampton to host the 2023 U3A Network State Conference and celebrate 50 years since the founding of U3A “Experience the Unforget-a-bull”  is the theme for Rockhampton’s 2023 conference. They will…
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Maroochy Barambah performs Welcome to Country at U3A State Conference
At the opening of the U3A State Conference at North Lakes Songwoman Maroochy Barambah performed a Welcome to Country, a traditional indigenous ceremony performed at gatherings to welcome visitors to…
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Retiring President Gail Bonser Welcoming Statement to the State Conference
On behalf of the U3A Network Queensland committee retiring President Gail Bonser welcomed all to the 2022 U3A Queensland State Conference hosted by U3A Pine Rivers Inc. She said that…
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Roly Sussex urges Australians to learn a foreign language
ABC presenter and languages expert Roly Sussex enthralled delegates at the Network State Conference with his wit and his broad knowledge of the languages of many countries, and he urged…
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Table discussion ‘Challenges to U3As’ facilitated by Steve Connelly
Steve Connelly provided the Conference delegates with an insight into the effective operation of not-for-profit organisations particularly in keeping volunteers happy in their work, balancing work for organisations such as…
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Keynote Speaker Aunty McRose Elu QLD Senior Australian of the Year 2021
Advocate for Torres Strait communities and a strong advocate for action on climate change, Torres Strait Island Elder McRose Elu addressed the Conference with a passion for her community in…
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QIMR Berghofer’s Clare Blake addresses U3A State Conference
Clare opened her talk at the Conference recounting the establishment of QIMR Berghofer in 1945 as the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) by Dr Edward Derrick, an early Director…
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Welcome by Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Peter Flannery
Mayor of Moreton Bay Regional Council Peter Flannery gave a warm welcome to Conference delegates, saying that they were visiting one of the fastest growing regions in Australia and, in…
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Network Arts Competition winners announced
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New Network Video launched
U3A Network Queensland has produced a new video that identifies the many benefits of U3A membership in creating a new life after a working life, for seniors. The project, led…
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