March 2021

Great social function at the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria

We’re out and about in term 1

Social Function: 16 March 2021

Come along to our first social function this year and get to know your fellow U3A members. Bring your partner along too.

Venue: The Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (Dining Room) 120 Nelson Place, Williamstown

Date: Tuesday, 16 March

Time: 5.00 – 7.00 pm

Cost: $10 per head – pay at the door (cash please)

RSVP: by Friday 13 March

Food (grazing plates & nibbles) included. Drinks from the bar at bar prices.

January 2021

We are having a workshop and lunch for convenors on Friday 29 January at Kooringal Golf Club, Wilga Avenue, Altona. All convenors and ‘would-be’ convenors (those considering becoming a convenor) should not miss this opportunity get advice and hands-on experience in running activities and in accessing the support that is available to you. And, of course, socialising with other convenors and members in our U3A group. 

Workshop begins at 10.0 am followed by lunch at 12.00 pm.

RSVP by 6pm Thursday 21 January 
to Phil Quinn (, so we can confirm numbers for the Golf Club. 

December 2020


Guests at our Christmas lunch filled in a survey.

If you were not there (or if you were and want to add some more comments) download and email to us at If you prefer you can complete and hand to a Committee member.

Click on this link to download form: Membership Survey

Christmas Party

Life Members: Ken Gratton, Robert Ryan, Lorraine Woodman, Ralph Humphries, Ena Holt and Florence Light (below) received their certificates at the Christmas Lunch on Wednesday, 9 December 2020.

November 2020

Join us at the U3A Hobsons Bay/Williamstown Christmas Lunch

Date:    Wednesday, 9 December
Venue: Altona Sports Club, 1 Altona Road, Altona
Time:   12.30 pm
RSVP:  To Sherril by Friday, 4 December
Phone: 0413 215 207 (note: this is the dedicated U3A HBWilli phone number)

Only 50 people can attend, so get in early. 

Meals have not been finalised yet but we will let you know the choices and prices as soon as the Club lets us know.Please advise Sherril of any dietary requests. Note: The Altona Sports Club will charge for non-attendance unless you cancel via Sherril at least 48 hours beforehand.

Hope to see you there.
U3A Hobsons Bay/Williamstown Inc Committee 

Enrolments 2021

Enrolments will open for U3A Hobson Bay/Williamstown 2021 activities soon.
1. Wednesday 2 December: online via UMAS 
2. Monday 7 December: face-to-face at The Cottage from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. (83 Bayview Street, Williamstown – in the grounds of Bayview College)
3. Or download and submit membership form from 2 December.

Membership Payments are being accepted now.  
Fees are:

  • Full Member/convenor – $40 per year
  • Associate Member – $20 per year for those who are a full member of a different U3A. May receive lower priority when enrolling in yearlong/semester courses
  • Members Awarded Honour of Life Membership – Free

Payments can be made:
By cheque made out to U3A Hobsons Bay/Williamstown Inc, and mailed to:
PO Box 140
Williamstown, VIC, 3016

Bank: Bendigo Bank
BSB: 633-000
Account Number: 169939121
Account Name: U3A Hobsons Bay Williamstown
Reference: Please use full name as reference when paying membership

Minutes of 2020 Annual General Meeting

We had a terrific attendance at the AGM on 17th November with 40 members and guests  participating via Zoom. The minutes are now available on the U3A Hobsons Bay/Williamstown website. 

October 2020

Our latest newsletter has been uploaded. It contains important information about the 2020 AGM