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Cancellation of Term 3 and Term 4, 2021 Classes

Given the current Covid situation in NSW, the Southlakes U3A committee has decided to cancel all classes for the rest of 2021.

After the terrible Covid impact on our 2020 program, we commenced this year with great hope that despite us having to live with Covid,  we would be able to run the entire 2021 classes and activities. Unfortunately, the resurgence Covid, the Delta variant in particular, and its impact across NSW, and the nation, has proved hard to combat. Thankfully, with vaccines now available, there is a pathway forward to minimise such future catastrophic impacts but it is envisaged that it will still take some months to transition towards a "new norm". 

Hopefully by 2022 we will have settled into the "new norm" and be able to run a full 2022 program of classes and activities. In the meantime there are some classes using Zoom and also a range  of online courses available to members

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact the President, Steve Morton, or a committee member.

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l have really enjoyed two terms with Bob Ireland and the number of subjects we have managed to cover in his courses Beyond Britannia and Social Conflict In Australia. Looking back at the migration to Australia of such a diverse group of people and the impact into our everyday day lives of these groups stimulated readings and research for each member of our group. The early history of the original people of our country was a subject certainly not discussed during my school years. Again Bob opened many doors with interesting discussions. In recent times we watched video clips, looked at photos and discussed some of the conflicts which we as Australians have witnessed. By examining conscription, the war in Vietnam and other social issues Bob was able to bring back memories of past events which have had an impact on all of our lives. I have asked that he put it all on hold as I am missing Term Three and very selfishly don’t want to miss anything! Thank you Bob and thank you U3A for these opportunities.
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