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Update for classes in Term 3

Once again, our State Government has ordered that we minimise our outside activities and stay at home whenever possible. In view of the huge rise in numbers of people contracting the dreaded CORONA 19 virus, I doubt if any one of us would argue against that. So as far as indoor classes go, we will […]

Bright Ideas Newsletter

The Knox Bright Ideas Network has been developed to bring together older Knox residents and community groups who support older people, to discuss matters which are important to them. If you’d like to be kept up to date on matters relating to seniors within Knox, visit Bright Ideas Network and follow the subscribe link. You […]

The Melbourne Male Welsh Choir

U3A Knox members Phil Tomlinson (our Office Manager), Astronomy tutor Clive Dickinson and Bernie Padget all feature in a video of the Melbourne Male Welsh Choir singing He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother ( The members all individually videoed themselves singing the song, then some clever technophobe pieced it together for a beautiful performance.

Unlocking Lockdown by Karl Walla

U3A Knox member Karl Walla shares his thoughts on lifting the COVID-19 lockdown. You can watch and listen to Karl performing his original song Unlocking Lockdown here ( Well done Karl!

Free virtual events in May

Knox City Council and Gardens for Harvest are hosting three new virtual events during May. Mother’s Day Craft Veggies to Grow in Autumn and Winter Rowville’s Italian prisoners of war If you’re interested, you can follow the links listed above for more information and to register. You’ll also find these events listed on our website’s […]

Victoria Together

The Victorian government launched a new entertainment and culture portal yesterday to “help keep us connected” during COVID-19 restrictions. It showcases “…some of the best music, entertainment, nature and art our state has to offer”. It also includes a section specifically for older Australians to enjoy, so visit Victoria Together to find out more.


Please note: We are closing the Parkhills and Carrington classes immediately, beginning on Monday 16th March, 3pm. This decision has been made in response to an incident with a member coming to Parkhills after returning from overseas. Outdoor classes including cycling, bushwalking, golf, caravanning and swimming are not affected. Pre-booked tours including Flowerdale and Queenscliff at […]

Cancellation of Term 2 classes

Term 2 was due to commence on April 20th, however with the ongoing corona virus situation and the sensible rules limiting gatherings of people to groups of no more than two, it is improbable that we will be able to conduct face to face meetings for some time.  Knox City Council have also precluded us […]

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