ACT Local Committee

SCOA Australia is managed by National Office in Canberra. If you have any questions about your membership of SCOA Australia, please contact one of our friendly staff in National Office by phone 02 6286 7977 or send an email to scoaaustralia@scoa.asn.au

ACT Local Committee

 Name  Phone Email
John Blount, Chairman/Local Convener 02 6292 5064 scoa.act@scoa.asn.au
Annette Barbetti 02 6241 4579 barbaj@grapevine.net.au
Bob Steins 02 6260 3340 rorost@bigond.com
David Gorell 02 6254 5990 airie@tpg.com.au
Peter Barker 0409 440 342 pbarker@pcug.org.au
Rob Hanna 0407 465 664 rob.hanna@bigpond.com
Wal Collins 02 6254 9590 walscoa@wbmm.id.au

Local Committee meetings and members’ general meetings

The SCOA Australia ACT Local Committee meets bi-monthly at 10.30 am on the second Tuesday of the month.   The meetings are held at National Office, Pearce Community Centre, Building 3, Room 8, Collett Place, Pearce ACT 2607.  All members are welcome to attend. 

Please contact any of the local committee members as above, or call National Office on 02 6286 7977 for information about the next meeting.

Upcoming members’ meetings

Monday 3 September 2018 at 10.30 am
Members’ General Meeting
Ainslie Football Club
52 Wakefield Avenue
AINSLIE ACT 2602
Guest speaker
Scarlett McKrone
Member Education Consultant
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

Monday 3 December 2018 at 10.30 am
Members’ General Meeting
Southern Cross Club Woden
92-96 Corinna Street
PHILLIP ACT 2606
Guest speaker: TBC.

SCOA ACT’s Recruitment program for 2018

SCOA ACT will have recruitment stalls in shopping malls across Canberra as shown below.  Generally starts about 8.30 am until 1.30 pm. Please come and meet your SCOA ACT Local Committee members. Please contact David Gorell (see above) for further details.  A program is currently being put together for the second half of 2018.

Downloads

 Date Document
5 April 2018 SCOA ACT Convenor’s Report 2017
26 October 2017 ACT Budget Consultations submissions 2018-19

Centrelink’s Financial Information Service free seminars

Centrelink’s Financial Information Service offers free seminars on a range of topics relating to retirement.
Click here to see the details of upcoming seminars in the ACT. Bookings are required. To book a spot, call Centrelink on 136 357 or send them an email at fis.seminar.bookings@humanservices.gov.au

Concession travel on the NSW Opal public transport network

Special arrangements are in place for ACT Seniors travelling on NSW public transport using a NSW Opal Card.  Click here for more details. 

ACT Veterans and Seniors e-Newsletter

The ACT Office for Veterans and Seniors, Community Participation Group, is putting out a monthly e-Newsletter (approximately 25 pages long) describing events and activities relevant to the ACT Seniors Community.  SCOA’s review of this free document is excellent.  If you wish to be added to the newsletter mailing list (email or postal) or you have an article you would like included in future editions, please email communityparticipation@act.gov.au

Information pertaining to the operations of the former ACT Branch has been archived.  For further details, or if you are looking for a particular document, please contact SCOA Australia National Office on phone 02 6286 7977.