What's happening @ Speaking Made Easy Meetings in Victoria

Visit a Speaking Made Easy Group meeting, regular meetings are your practice ground, to try out all the speaking skills and techniques learnt, and put into action

Group meetings are the main practice ground to learn to speak up, and speak out for work, socially, in educational and community settings. The place to make mistakes, improve and develop your speaking skills and build your confidence.

Visitors are welcome to attend up to three meetings without obligation, in order to help you decide if you want to become a member.

If you wish to attend a meeting then  Contact: Sherrilyn or phone 0459 186 670

Or register your attendance to  Group meeting dates below.

2024  Group Meetings

Every meeting revolves around a suggested topic which you interpret however you wish or another topic of your choice. Speaking on any topic can be delivered through a speech, reading, poem, blog, or news item or expressing your opinion.

Bayside Group

Bayside Group Blog

Sundowner Community Centre

24 Sundowner Avenue, Clarinda

1st and 3rd Wednesday 8.15pm

6th  March  – Topic: Learn a second language   Register to Attend

20th March – Topic: Poetry reading  Register to Attend

3rd April – Topic: Weekend markets   Register to Attend

17th April – Topic: Show and tell   Register to Attend

1st May – Topic: A piece of cake   Register to Attend

15th May – Topic: Looking out my window  Register to Attend

5th  June – Topic: What’s in a name   Register to Attend

19th June – Topic: Learn a second language  Register to Attend

3rd July – Topic: Radio   Register to Attend

17th July – Topic: TED talks    Register to Attend

7th  August – Topic: Historical character   Register to Attend

21st August – Topic: If I was starting work today  Register to Attend

4th September – Topic: At the dining table  Register to Attend

18th September – Topic: The world at your feet Theme: Group 39th Anniversary  Register to Attend

2nd October – Topic: A crowning achievement   Register to Attend

16th October – Topic: A good weekend   Register to Attend

6th November – Topic: Good neighbours   Register to Attend

20th November – Theme: The news  Register to Attend

4th December – Topic: Looking back, looking forward   Register to Attend

Camberwell Group 

Camberwell Group Blog

Camberwell Library Meeting Room

345 Camberwell Rd, Camberwell

4th Thursday 12 Noon for 12.15pm start

28th March – Theme: Debate preparation  Register to Attend

18th April – Topic: From little things big things grow Theme: Icebreakers   Register to Attend

23rd  May – Topic: The charm of language  Theme: What’s good about being a senior  Register to Attend

27th  June – Topic:  A debate: ‘Graffiti is art’  Theme: Prepare & present a persuasive argument     Register to Attend

25th July – Topic: The value of silence Theme: Body Language    Register to Attend

22nd  August – Topic: President’s choice Theme: Impromptu Speaking  Register to Attend

26th  September – Topic: Adventure or comfort – your preference             Theme:  Reading aloud  Register to Attend

24th October – Topic: Your views on AI Theme: Powerful use of words  Register to Attend

28th  November – Topic: A little known country Theme: Making first impressions  Register to Attend

7th December – Topic: Group 73rd Anniversary – What the world needs now    Register to Attend

Maroondah Group Meeting

Maroondah Group Blog

2nd Tuesday of the month – Face to Face Meeting

Time: 8:00pm

Croydon Library, Glen Frost Room

Civic Square, Off Mt Dandenong Road, Croydon

4th Tuesday of the month – Online Meeting

Time: 8:00pm

27th February – Topic: Cats and Dogs  Register to Attend

12h March – Topic: If you had your time again   Register to Attend

26th March – Topic: Hobbies  Register to Attend

9th April – Topic: The most influential person in your life   Register to Attend

23rd April – Topic: In the heat of the moment   Register to Attend

14th May – Topic: Change  Register to Attend

28th May – Topic: Step out of your comfort zone, and try …..what?           Register to Attend

11th June – Topic: My ticket to ……..   Register to Attend

25th June – Topic: Comedy / humour   Register to Attend

9th July – Topic: A fond memory   Register to Attend

23rd July – Topic: Nobody does that anymore   Register to Attend

13th August – Topic: Two things on your bucket list and why  Register to Attend

27th  August – Topic: Someone you call a hero    Register to Attend

10th September – Topic: A different world   Register to Attend

24th September – Topic: That winning feeling Register to Attend

8th October – Topic: A favourite meal Register to Attend

22nd October – Topic: What brings you contentment  Register to Attend

12th November – Topic:  A current news item  Register to Attend

26th November – Topic: Your highlights of 2024  Register to Attend

Preston Group Meetings

Preston Group Blog

Preston Library Meeting Room

266 Gower Street, Preston\

1st and 3rd Mondays 8.00pm

4th March – Topic: What if ………  Register to Attend

18th March – Topic: Nobody does that anymore   Register to Attend

1st April – Topic: Easter Monday: The mix up  Register to Attend

15th April – Topic: A better future  Register to Attend

6th May – Topic: The moment I saw….. Register to Attend

20th May – Topic: A puzzling phenomenon   Register to Attend

3rd June – Topic: The corner shop / general store   Register to Attend

17th June – Topic: Doing things differently  Register to Attend

1st July – Topic: Big ideas / innovation  Register to Attend

15th July – Topic: Review: book, film, show  Register to Attend

5th August – Topic: My challenge  Register to Attend

19th August – Topic: Should electric cars be mandatory in the near future  Register to Attend

2nd September – Topic: Listening – radio, podcasts, other apps  Register to Attend

16th September – Topic: Risks  Register to Attend

7th October – Topic: Compete or retreat  Register to Attend

21st October – Topic: Which came first: the chicken or the egg?   Register to Attend

4th November – Topic: If it is to be,……… Register to Attend

18th  November – Topic: Group 64th Anniversary: TBA  Register to Attend

2nd December – Topic: End of year meeting: Me in 2025  Register to Attend



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