U3A BULLETIN NO.12

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June Coffee Morning
Friday 8th June
10 a.m. for 10:30 a.m. Room 9
Speaker : Nick Gadd
“Role of the Victorian Law Reform
Commission (VLRC)”

The Guest Speaker will be Nick Gadd from the Victorian Law Reform Commission (VLRC), who will be speaking on the institution’s role. Nick will explain the recent recommendations regarding funeral and burial instructions, which at present are decided by the executor, a cause of major family disputes, and will discuss developments in Guardianship, where the law has recently changed in relation to powers of attorney and people’s wishes for medical care when they are no longer able to make their own decision.

Nick GaddNick Gadd is the communication manager of the  Victorian Law Reform Commission, the central law reform agency in Victoria. He has worked at the Commission for five years and is responsible for publications and media liaison as well as community education. His talk will cover the role of the VLRC and reasons why laws need to be reformed. He will discuss three recent projects of the VLRC: medicinal cannabis, funeral and burial instructions, and neighborhood tree disputes.

U3A Bulletin No.10

U3A Bulletin No.10

U3A Coffee Morning

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Friday 11th May 10:00am
Room 9
at Albury Wodonga Community College

Guest Speaker: Kelly Gibbons

Topic:  Eye Diseases in the Third Age

Kelly is an Optometrist & has owned Wodonga Eyecare since 2004. She loves Optometry & the challenge of diagnosing & treating eye disease. Special interests in therapeutics, children’s vision and shooting vision. What she really loves is seeing her loyal customers & having a good chat! She has lived in the North East for 14 years & is lucky to have found such a great place to raise her kids. She enjoys living out near the Hume Dam & working with a dedicated and good humoured bunch of people at Wodonga Eyecare.

Kelly will explain how macular degeneration affects the eye. She will then discuss glaucoma and if there’s time she will talk about the significant impact of dry eye.

Kelly will talk on any vision questions you may have on the day, so bank up your vision questions!