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Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub (ILCH)
275 Upper Heidelberg Rd
Ivanhoe Victoria 3079

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University of the Third Age



Winter Banyule Flats: photographer Leanne Cole






Welcome to U3A Banyule


Are you aged 50-plus and retired or semi-retired? Live in the City of Banyule or surrounds? Want to keep your brain and body active and make new friends? Want to share your skills and experience with others? Join the University of the Third Age Banyule (U3A Banyule). For a modest annual membership fee, you can participate in a wide range of courses, social activities, excursions and events. Note: Some excursions/events may incur additional costs. No qualifications are required and there are no exams.


We have over 900 members and offer more than 150 courses and activities each year. All those involved in U3A Banyule are volunteers.


Latest News (updated 28/11/2023) 

  • Congratulations to all the recipients of the 2023 U3A Banyule Significant Service Awards. You can see the full list of recipients, together with their award citations at Noticeboard.
  • The 2024 Course Program is now available from  here and Enrolments will commence on 4 December. See Courses and Activities and Course Enrolment for more information.
  •  New card inserts for your U3A Banyule lanyard are now available from the Office.  See more at Noticeboard.
  • Don't miss the Audacity Choir and Recorder Group's Concert, coming up  on Tuesday 5 December.  See more details at Noticeboard
  • The Office will close at 12 noon on Thursday 7 December and re-open on Monday 22 January.
  • Membership renewal and new memberships for 2024 are now open.  Go to Join Or Renew for 2024 fees and instructions on how to renew via MyU3A or through the Office.
  • Banyule Council's Older Adults Framework is now available  for public comment until 15 December. Read more details at Community News.
  • Read about the U3A Banyule Strategic Plan 2022-24 in Noticeboard.

Semester Dates 2024

  • Semester 1: 5 February - 28 June
  • Semester 2: 15 July-  22 November