PERTH Semester 1

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, and in line with Government advice, all Perth MALA courses and activities are temporarily suspended. Please click on the RED button for more information.

All Perth courses are held on Fridays at the George Burnett Leisure Centre Manning Road (opposite Elderfield Road) Karawara/Bentley (between the Freeway and Curtin University.)

Semester 1 2020

Part A runs 6th March to 3rd April (cancelled)

Part B runs 1st May to 29th May (cancelled)

Semester 2 2020

Part A runs 21st August to 18th September

Part B runs 16th October to 13th November

There is unlimited paved parking at the site, and George Burnett Leisure Centre is easily reached by public transport, even from our northern suburbs.

If you wish to explore public transport the Transperth Journey Planner is very helpful.  Clicking on the blue link will open the Transperth site in a new tab or window.  Enter your Destination address as, "George Burnett Park" which will be recognised as a Landmark.

If you need help from one of our voluntary members you can email


Perth MALA courses have been cancelled in response to the present Coronavirus crisis.

Please read the Perth MALA Statement for further information

and the new STATEMENT BY PERTH MALA CHAIRPERSON on Friday 20th March.

The latest Perth Newsletter is now available online - please click on the blue button above.

Archived newsletters and courses appear below.

The current committee for Perth Branch of MALA 2020 is:

Committee Executive

     Chairperson    Frank Dymond

     Immediate Past Chairperson    Sue Higgs

     Vice Chair/ Enrolments    Julie Ginbey

     Secretary    Sue Higgs (acting)

     Treasurer    Lynn Barton

Elected Committee

     Technology / Newsletter    Lutz Elber

     Website / Equipment assistant    David Thorne

     Publicity    Celia Cole

     Social Activities    Gena Count

     General committee    Catherine Hall

Co-opted Committee

     Information Desk    Don Fraser

     Social Activities Assistant    Fran McKinnon

     Urns    Jim McKinnon

     Information Desk    Lynn Brooks

Course Convenor

     Fiona Birt



March 2020 Newsletter

April 2020 Newsletter


2019 Semester 2