Author: David Kerrisk

Reports to Welfare Officer

To report  a serious illness, hospitalisation or death of a U3A Knox member,  please email the office on office@u3aknox.org.au or  Norelle, Volunteer Coordinator, on volcoord@u3aknox.org.au so that a card may be sent.Norelle has offered to take on the role of coordinating the contact with affected members and their families and we thank her for that. Committee of Management

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Update to COVID-19 Policy

The Committee of Management met on Wednesday 8 June and agreed on changes to U3A Knox’s Covid-19 policy, in effect removing almost all of the previous restrictions and requirements.The revised policy will take effect from THE LAST DAY OF TERM 2 (Fri 17 June 2022)The policy document will now read as follows: POLICY DOCUMENT INTRODUCTIONIn […]

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Office hours during Term Break

Our volunteer Office Managers deserve a few weeks’ rest, so the Boronia Bellbird Campus office will be unmanned for most of the term break (between Fri 25 March and Tue 26 April). The telephone (9752 2737) will also go unaswered. You will be able to leave a voice message if necessary and these will be […]

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Term 1 update – Mon 31 Jan 2022

A huge amount of work by many volunteers has meant that U3A Knox is ready to commence classes in its two major venues on Monday 31 January. The campus on Park Boulevard has been prepared for the painting and other refurbishment work that is to be done as part of the Fairpark Community Facility development. […]

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Procedures for managing 2022

As you will be aware, the building works at our Parkhills venue are necessitating a lot of changes in 2022. We are all going to have to be flexible and patient because things are not going to be as we are accustomed to. Set out below are the procedures devised by the Committee of Management […]

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Latest Newsletter

The latest newsletter (Issue #7 – dated 28 October) is now available It contains all of the information you may want about the U3A Knox Annual General Meeting to be held via Zoom on Friday 26 November. To access the newsletter, click on the Newsletter link from the drop-down Latest News menu.

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The Opening and Closing Merry-Go-Round

The Committee of Management, at their meeting on Wednesday 6th October, has reluctantly decided that U3A Knox will not be able to fully open up at all in 2021. Here are the reasons for the decision and the information it is based on.

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We need 70% vaccinated

Dear members, The Premier has announced today (1 September) that our lockdown will extend now until 70% of Victorians have had at least one dose of the COVID vaccine, which they estimate will be around 23 September. The situation for U3A Knox – because of these restrictions, and because our term break runs from 10 […]

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Camera Club Pushes Through

Despite the disruptions to U3A classes and activities as a result of lockdowns, and the closure of our facilities, a number of groups have continued to meet via Zoom. One of these, that I am a member of, is the Camera Club class (13HOB01). This is how we manage online… Our tutor, Ian Morris, sets […]

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Getting a COVID vaccination

There are more places than ever before to get your COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccines are safe, effective and free. Getting the COVID-19 vaccine reduces your risk of getting sick with COVID-19 and protects you against becoming very sick if you do get COVID-19. It helps to protect your friends, family and community. If most people […]

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