U3A Network Queensland State Conference

U3A Network Queensland State Conference

Big things have small beginnings

U3A Network Queensland State Conference

Big things have small beginnings

U3A Network Queensland State Conference 2018

31 May to 1 June 2018

Conference location
Conference location

U3A Redcliffe is delighted to host the 2018 U3A Network Queensland State Conference and Annual General Meeting on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June 2018. This marks a special milestone for U3A Redcliffe as we are celebrating 30 years since we were founded in 1988. We welcome delegates from U3As throughout Queensland and from interstate.


The Sutton Centre, venue for the Conference

The 2018 Conference will be held at the spacious modern premises of U3A Redcliffe, at The Sutton Centre, Level 1, 157-159 Sutton St. Redcliffe (see map for location).

The venue is located about 35 minutes from Brisbane Airport by road. Rail services are available to Kippa-Ring Station then bus to Sutton St.

Please Note that the car parking area behind the Venue is separated into signed 3-hour parking, while all other areas are for All Day Parking. Make sure you check when parking.


The Draft Program is available on the Program page. Speaker details will be made available soon.

Conference Newsletter

Conference Newsletters will be circulated to those interested in the months leading up to the Conference.

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive conference updates.


Registrations are expected to open on 1st February.

Conference fees:
  - Full Conference Package: $135 (includes refreshments, lunches and Conference Dinner)
  - Conference only: $85 (includes refreshments and lunches but excludes Conference Dinner)
  - Conference Dinner only: $55

Optional Activities

- Welcome Function 6.30-8.00pm Wed 30th May at the conference venue (free of charge).
We will be launching our 30th Anniversary History Book at this function, and we expect our Local Councillor Koliana Winchester to be in attendance and welcome our delegates and launch the book. Wine, beer and juice and a selection of finger foods will be served, and we are hoping to have some additional entertainment as well. This event will be sponsored by U3A Redcliffe and is free to delegates.
- Conference Dinner ($55) Dolphins Redcliffe Leagues Club, Klingner & Ashmole Roads, Redcliffe, 6.30pm 31st May.

You can select these options on the Registration Form.

Conference Video

We invite you to view this 7-minute video which we have prepared to tell you more more about the Redcliffe area and U3A Redcliffe.

Organising Committee

The 2018 conference is organised by a Project Team from U3A Redcliffe.

About Redcliffe

Population: 60,000
State: Queensland
Climate: Sub-tropical
Temperature: 13-24 °C in May
Timezone: AEST (UTC +10)
Location: 30km North of Brisbane CBD
Matthew Flinders visited Moreton Bay, landed and named Red Cliff Point on 17 July 1799. He was simply describing the red cliffs in the area. The name was taken up by the explorer John Oxley in 1823 and eventually contracted to Redcliffe.