Welcome to U3A Northern Illawarra.  To participate in our activities you need to be a member of our organisation.

You can join U3A NI
anytime throughout the year or renew your annual membership either in full or bi-annually.  However, all memberships expire on 31 December each year, regardless of when you joined or renewed.  At the end of each membership year, all financial members will receive communications from U3A NI until 31 January of the following year, after which all communications will cease unless you choose to renew your membership.

As a member of U3A Northern Illawarra, one annual fee entitles you to attend a wide range of special interest groups and activities, there are no additional fees for individual classes.



Our annual membership fee is $50 and can be paid in full or in two $25 payments (due at the beginning of Term 1 and Term 3).



Payments can be made in cash to Treasurer or by EFT/bank deposit to

Bendigo Bank, Fairy Meadow
BSB: 633 000
Account Number: 187 964 762
Account Name: U3A Northern Illawarra

Reference:  your surname & initial


Term Start End
1 1 Feb 2023 31 Mar 2023
2 24 Apr 2023 23 Jun 2023
3 17 Jul 2023 15 Sep 2023
4 9 Oct 2023 29 Nov 2023



MyU3A is our online portal for membership management and is our preferred method for new members to join up or for current members to renew their annual membership.  It gives you the choice to join or renew your membership with U3A NI by using your smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer.  You will need to have an active email address and internet access to use MyU3A.

  • As you complete the form online, any field marked with * is compulsory and you will not be able to progress until the field is completed.
  • If you need assistance, please email Help U3A
  • If you are not able to use MyU3A, please complete a Membership Application and bring it with you, together with your membership fee in cash or evidence of EFT and hand in to Treasurer at Wednesday Talks.


Whichever method (online or paper version) you use to become a member of U3A NI, you will automatically be registered with MyU3A.



An email will be sent when your badge is available for collection at Wednesday Talks.



U3A Northern Illawarra Membership Oath

On becoming a member of U3A Northern Illawarra Inc, I agree to uphold its aim to share social and educational experiences in a friendly and respectful environment.  I agree to be bound by the Association’s Code of Conduct, Rules and Public Liability policy available at, and any other terms and conditions which may be deemed necessary from time to time by the Committee.

I acknowledge I am responsible for my own well-being and maintaining levels of physical capabilities appropriate to the activities/special interest groups/events that I elect to undertake.  I give permission for U3A Northern Illawarra Inc to call a medical attendant or ambulance on my behalf in case of emergency.

I agree that my personal details may be used by U3A Northern Illawarra Inc provided that such use is in accordance with the Privacy Act.  From time to time, photographs are taken at U3A NI events but will always endeavour to respect members’ privacy if known.  If I wish to opt out of being in such photographs, I must inform the photographer at the time of the event.



U3A NI has developed a COVID-19 Plan in compliance with State and Local Government directives.  In order to attend any face-to-face activities at U3A NI, you must be fully vaccinated, observe physical distancing and practice good hygiene.  If you are unwell, please stay at home.