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Site update: 28 January 2015


President honoured on Australia Day

President Meg Adams, joint Boroondara Citizen of the Year 2015

President Meg Adams

President of U3A Hawthorn, Meg Adams, was announced as Boroondara Council's Citizen of the Year for 2015 - jointly with Ian Penrose, who recently retired as the Yarra Riverkeeper and has previously been a speaker at our Summer School.

As members may know, Meg is a Board member of Camcare, which helps disadvantaged people throughout Boroondara, and has been instrumental in its successful advocacy and funding for its important projects.

Meg has been a long time contributor at U3A Hawthorn having held a number of roles, including Office Manager and Newsletter Editor, prior to her appointment as President in 2014.

Her work with Camcare and with U3A Hawthorn was recognised in the announcement of this award and we congratulate her on her achievement.


U3A Hawthorn was one of the first U3As in Victoria, having been formed in November 1984, with classes commencing Term 1 1985.

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That means 2015 is our 30 year anniversary
of providing classes to our members

Walking Groups - 1st Term 2015
 School Crossings - help wanted
 Notes for SH48-The Law or Justice
 Vision research
 Everyday Memory research
 Privacy Policy - updated
  Research studies at
Monash University
Research:Human Health Rights
RMIT University
Research:Herbal extracts & cognition
Swinburne University
Research: Statins and cognition
Latrobe University
Some Statistics - U3As in Australia
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