Launceston School for Seniors

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Our Late Life Member Barry Lumley OAM with Life Member Betty Laverty cutting a cake at the School 14th. May 2019. Listen to Barry’s interview with Bill Housego of then Tamar FM May 2013 at Our City Park Radio link on this website

Our Patron the Honourable Don Wing AM with Life Members            Alan Jones and Bob Sievers – Sincere congratulations to them for their services to the School!

Presentations for services to the School to Betty Laverty and Barry Lumley
14th. May, 2019


The School’s new Honour Board was unveiled at the Annual Luncheon on the 30th. November 2017 and installed at the School on the 1st. December 2017. Pictured inspecting the Board are School Founder Robert Walden and 
Committee Member, Bob Sievers who was in charge of the Honour Board Project.

The recently updated Honour Board with the Barry Lumley OAM Tribute Notice Board attachment

This is the bike rack that has been installed at the School. Please make use of it but please ensure that your bike does not encroach on the access past the building

You can also listen to the ‘Schools Out’ programs that the School have recorded by clicking on the ‘City Park Radio’ link. Included are tracks from ‘The City Park Radio Request Marathon’ that was compered by Gavin Dawson back in the early 2000s.     The latest Session, 5th. August, has been posted, click on the link. The late Barry Lumley OAM  was interviewed by Bill Housego on June 12th. 2018 – click on the picture and hear the interview. You can view our latest interactive Bulletin/Newsletter, a History of the School by Barry Lumley OAM,  our Award winning Knitting Circle! by clicking on ‘News’  and our latest Life Members, plus, ‘Bus Trips’, ‘Picnics’, Bruce Penn, Thursday Model Making,The Ukulele Group,   Enrolment Day Term 3, 2016, Art Classes’ creations, a visit by COTA, and The Garden Group, also a look at our Annual Luncheons held at the AIC in 2016 and 2017, as well as a sneak preview of the 2021 Calendars that will be available at the School  in ‘Gallery’. 

We were honoured to be visited by Her Excellency, The Governor of Tasmania, Kate Warner and her husband Richard on April 11th. 2017.They toured the working School for an enjoyable hour and took a considerable interest in what our classes were doing. In ‘Gallery’ there is a photo of them with our Life Members and Chairman. The ‘Golden Diversity’  Queechy F1 Team paid the Science Class a visit on the 31st. October. 2017. Look in ‘Gallery’ for photos/ videos.

 Check our ‘About Us’ link which has been updated with ‘Important Dates for 2018’ and stories about some of our classes , our ‘Links’ link and our ‘Contact us’ link. The School Founder, Robert Walden has also contributed an article in ‘About Us’ about the early days of ‘Creative Writing’ – Fascinating reading!

Also in ‘Gallery’, Details of our Term 2 Science Classes complete with interactive access to websites when you click on the link.

The School was fortunate to be awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the Launceston City Council on the 21st. May, 2019.  This to recognise the contribution our 80 Volunteers make to the success of the School and the Community in general. There are some photos taken on the day in ‘Gallery’


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