U3A (University of the Third Age) began in Australia in 1984, in Melbourne, and spread rapidly to other parts of Australia. U3As were established as autonomous groups, with their own administration and curriculum according to the needs and interests of each group.

Over time, these groups began to appreciate the importance of networking, and to form incorporated Network organisations on a State-wide bassis.

If you are using a computer, hover your cursor  over the Find a U3A menu link above to reveal a list of States with U3A’s.   If you are using a tablet  or smaller device that does not have a navigation menu toolbar but has a Menu icon,  click on the icon,  then on the Find a U3A  page click on the arrow to the right to reveal the list of States.