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Electric Vehicles are coming: Brave new world? Or Back to the Future!
(a practical take on owning an EV in Moonee Valley)
The federal government has a target of 87% of new vehicles sold in 2030 to be EVs. So, they are coming. This forum will focus on the practical issue which arise when moving from a petrol-fuelled vehicle to an electric one. It will be presented by one of our members, Jan Goldsworthy. Jan (with her husband) purchased an EV in early 2021 and has first hand experience.

It will be held at Windy Hill Venue at the corner of Napier and Brewster Street Essendon. There is a free car park opposite in Napier Street and the venue is
accessible by the No. 59 tram or Glenbervie or Essendon train stations.

The Forum will commence at 11.00 in the Premiers Room. There will be tea or coffee
available from 10.30. Partners and/or friends of U3A members are also welcome to attend. We encourage those attending to stay for lunch at the Venue’s bistro, where reasonably priced meals, including those on a seniors’ menu, are available.

If you would like to attend, please send an email to by
Wednesday 3rd April at the latest. Please also advise if you, and/or any others coming
with you, plan to stay for lunch.

Photo by Eren Goldman

All U3A Moonee Valley members and friends are invited to attended the monthly lunches
which are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
You choose and pay for your own food and drink. As well as a wide range of dishes offered on the main Bistro menu, a Seniors menu of generous portions is available. Current prices for Seniors meals are 3 courses $20.00, 2 courses $18.00 and 1 course $16.00.
Dates for 2024:
18th April. 16th May. 20th June. 20th July. 17th August. 21st September. 19th October. 16th November.
Please contact Marjorie Ridley at to confirm you will attend by Monday prior to the lunch date.

We had a forum last year on the topic of Dementia which was well attended. Interested in going to the next level of understanding this topic? The University of Tasmania’s Wicking Centre offers two free courses “Understanding Dementia” and “Preventing Dementia”.
The courses run for 7 weeks, are free and no assignments or exams are required. Information about the courses can be found at: