Events calendar for 2024

Upcoming events


Anzac Day commemoration and BBQ lunch - Thursday 25 April from 12:30 to 4 pm.

ESU members and friends are invited to ESU House for a free BBQ lunch beginning at 12:30 pm followed by a commemorative afternoon service at 3:00 pm. 
For more information and booking details for this event, see HERE.


Friday Night Forum: Rethinking Immigration - Friday 3 May, from 6:30 pm.

For more information and to make a booking, click HERE.


Talk & Tour: ESU House - Saturday 11 May from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.

This free event at ESU House is part of the Australian Heritage Festival. ESU Director Geoffrey Mills and Heritage Architect Trudy Rickard will speak about the recently completed restoration works at ESU House. A light afternoon tea will be provided, as well as an optional tour of the building.

For more details, please see our listing in the Australian Heritage Festival calendar, HERE. (This year, the Festival in Victoria runs from 18 April to 18 May.)

If you would like to attend this event, please book HERE.


Friday Night Forum: Topic TBC - Friday 5 July, from 6:30 pm.



"Poems we love" - Saturday 17 August from 2.00 to 4.00 pm.

This free event will be held using Zoom, as part of Australia's national Poetry Month. 


Friday Night Forum: Topic TBC - Friday 6 September, from 6:30 pm.


Friday Night Forum: Topic TBC - Friday 1 November, from 6:30 pm.

Annual General Meeting

The AGM for ESU members will by videoconference, probably on a Sunday afternoon during November.


End-of-year celebration - Saturday 14 December. Details will be announced closer to the date.

Our office will be closed between Christmas and New Year. Precise details will be posted here in due course.

Communication and bookings

Our members and supporters receive notification of events via our occasional E-News and via supplementary emails if we have your email address. To join as a Social Member, please complete the form HERE

Unless otherwise advised, all events are held at our premises in Ascot Vale.

If you wish to attend a scheduled ESU activity, please book by using the booking form for the event.

Further information is available via telephone on 0477 005 932 or via email at

For the record - our past events in 2024


Friday Night Forum: Rethinking Economics - Friday 1 March, from 6:30 pm.


This page was updated on 26 March 2024.