Community News

Members of U3A Banyule may be interested in the following events and activities that are conducted in City of Banyule.  Invitations to participate in research and other projects are also listed.

“Inside Story” - Blue Ribbon Foundation

The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation remembers police who have died in the line of duty, through funding projects in public hospitals. In conjunction with the Greensborough RSL, the Foundation is organising a fundraising event, “Inside Story” which will provide you with a rare insight into the police investigations undertaken to solve some of Victoria’s most notable crimes. Presentations by the lead Detectives will give you a chance to see and hear details not covered by the media and gain an understanding of those prosecuted.


Wed 19 September, 2018, Greensborough RSL,

111 Main Street, Greensborough, 7.00pm start,

$35 per person.  Note: the event is for an adult audience, 18 years and over.


Bookings via TryBooking See the attached flyer for further information.

Social Media for Seniors 

 Learn how to use your mobile phone, Facebook or Skype with students from Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School. Participants will be matched with a student for an individual session to learn more about the technology or social media of choice. All sessions will be held at at Ivanhoe Library, 255 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, from 2.00pm – 3.00pm on any of these dates:

  • Tuesday 4 September
  • Tuesday 9 October
  • Tuesday 23 October
  • Tuesday 20 November

Booking is essential - telephone 9497 5780 or online at

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La Trobe University: Attendance at Lectures for Full Members

La Trobe University offers members of U3A Banyule the opportunity to sit in, as audit (ie listening) students, on some of the university lectures.  You cannot attend tutorials or practicals, nor do you receive assessments.  For those who need library access, the university will issue students with a library card for use at the Borchardt Library.  See under Courses, Other Learning Opportunities for more details and enrolment instructions. 


La Trobe University Public Lectures

Discover La Trobe University's Public Lecture series, which cover a wide range of topics.