Area D Committee


Workshop 'Sharing Session' commences at 11am
David House
5 Kingston St, Yarraville
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Lunch supplied after workshop for a donation

David House | Enter from Kingston St
Yarraville

An opportunity for all interested members in the Southern Region to come together and talk about how to keep AA strong and unified into the future.

Free entry; lunch by donation.

Workshop "Conference Topics" commences at 11:00 AM
Christ Church Anglican Church Hall
261 Moorabool St, Geelong
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7th tradition for Assembly, lunch supplied for donation.

No workshop prior to Assembly
David House
5 Kingston St, Yarraville
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Afternoon tea supplied.

Area D Assembly
Workshop 'Disruptive and Predatory Behaviour in AA'
St Andrews Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Sturt and Dawson Sts,, Ballarat
Entry on Dawson St, Opposite St Patricks map
7th tradition for Assembly, lunch supplied for donation.

Area D Election Assembly
Workshop "Conference Topics" commences at 11:00am
Rosanna Fire Station Community House
232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna
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7th tradition for Assembly, lunch supplied for donation.

Workshop 'Conference Topics' commences at 11:00 AM
Christ Church Anglican Church Hall
Corner Moorabool & McKillop Sts, Geelong
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Lunch provided by Geelong District for a donation


Area D Workshop and Assembly
Workshop "How service keeps me sober" 11am-12pm
David House
5 Kingston St, Yarraville
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Lunch 12pm-1pm "Donation appreciated"


Workshop for Ballarat Members
Eastwood Leisure Centre
22 Eastwood St, Ballarat

Western & Nth Western Suburbs Groups
Yarraville Community Centre (Room 2)
59 Francis Street, Yarraville
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With Al-anon participation
Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford located in the Spa Centre of Victoria, only 2km from the main centre of Daylesford and surrounded by picturesque Hepburn Regional Park.

Most meetings will be held at the Ranch but some will be outdoors (see flyer).

Members to organise their own accommodation and meals (see flyer). BYO picnic/BBQ and seating for the Sunday morning open air meeting at Jubilee Lake

Review of the AA Australian General Service Structure - Geelong District
St Peters Anglican Church Hall
Corner Hodgson & Draper Streets, Ocean Grove
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St Andrews Uniting Church Hall
Cnr Sturt and Dawson Sts,, Ballarat
Entry on Dawson St, Opposite St Patricks map

Facilitated by Peter O’D(Area Delegate) “The significance and function of the General Service Conference; How to prepare and submit a Topic. What happens once the Topic is submitted.”

12:00pm Lunch provided by Ballarat District. Donation welcomed

Area D Workshop on the Role and Organisation of Districts
Room 2, First floor , Yarraville Community Centre
59 Francis St Yarraville

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All members welcome


1pm Assembly
Torquay Salvos Hall
35 Boston Rd, Torquay
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11am Workshop - 2016 National Conference Topics. Facilitated by Peter O'D

Lunch 12-1pm (by donation)

Women's Day in AA 2016
Al-Anon family members welcome
Centenary Hall
1-15 Cox Road (on corner of Melbourne Road), Norlane
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$25 (incl lunch & refreshments) Registrationn 8.45am, first meeting 9.15am

Please note there is NO WORKSHOP on this occasion
David House
1 Little David St , Yarraville
Ample parking available - enter via 9 Kingston Street, Yarraville. map
Lunch @ 12pm. Assembly starts 1pm. Gold coin donation.

Area D Spiritual Concept Weekend
• 8pm Friday AA - at the Ranch
• 2pm Saturday AA - outdoors at Tipperary Springs, Al-Anon—at the Ranch
• 7pm Saturday AA with Al-Anon participation - Ranch
• 10am Sunday AA with Al-Anon participation - Outdoors at Jubilee Lake
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford
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Bed & Breakfast $50 per adult per night $35 per child per night. Book your accommodation directly with the venue - Boomerang Ranch

Famliy Day Fun Run Walk or Jog
BYO picnic lunch to enjoy in the Altona beach park afterwards - and don’t forget to bring your football, frisbee or cricket set!
Altona Beach

Come & join us to help support our sponsored, AA participants as they run, walk or jog the 5km course in an effort to raise funds to sponsor public awareness of AA in the community.


11am Workshop "How can I be of Service?" All welcome
Eastwood Leisure Centre
22 Eastwood St, Ballarat

12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Area D Assembly

Gold coin donation toward lunch

Election Assembly and report back from our Delegate on National Conference
St Andrew's Hall
91 Cecil Street, Williamstown
Near cnr Thompson Street map

St Marks Church
725 Bellarine Highway, Leopold, Geelong
Entrance off Vicarage Road map

11am Workshop on Conference Topics
12:00pm Lunch 1:00pm Assembly


Women's Day in AA 2015
With Al-Anon Participation
Centenary Hall
5 Cox Road, Norlane
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Registraton inclideing lunch $25

Workshop topic 'The Role of the GSR'
Yarraville Community Centre
59 Francis St Yarraville

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General Service Structure Information Session
Yarraville Community Centre
59 Francis St Yarraville

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2 Trustees from the General Service Board, 1 General Service Office staff member, 1 World Service Delegate and 1 National Co-ordinator will be in attendance.


From the Goldfields to the Grampians - AA Weekend Tag-a-long
With Al-Anon participation
From Ballarat to Horsham

See flyer for details and for accommodation suggestions


Workshop Title - Your Voice Is Valuable
Eastwood Leisure Centre
20 Eastwood St, Ballarat

Workshop 11am-12noon Lunch 12-1pm Assembly 1pm

Lunch provided. Coin donation accepted

PI Workshop
"How to Attract Young People with Alcohol Problems into AA"
5 Gaye Court Hoppers Crossing
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With Al-Anon Participation
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford
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Bed + Breakfast $45 per adult per night, $35 per child. Other meals available but must be booked in advance.

Area D Assembly
St Andrew's Hall
91 Cecil Street , Williamstown
Near cnr Thompson Street. Wednesday night meeting place. map

Area D Southern Region Assembly
Workshop - Conference Topics
Spring Creek Community House
14 Price St , Torquay
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Theme: Into Action
The Multicultural Hub
506 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne
Opposite Victoria Market map

"If you have ever been on an AA roster into a hospital or prison, or if you would like to find out how it's done, this is the forum for you! Come and share your experience with enthusiastic AA members from all over Australia."


Area D Workshop and Assembly
The Workshop topic is An Area D Inventory
Laverton Community & Education Centre
12 Crown St Laverton
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AA Fundraiser Trivia Night
South Kingsville Community Centre
43 Paxton Street, South Kingsville
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Pre-register—or just turn up and join in the fun! BYO nibbles - snacks available This event is a fundraiser for the Alcoholics Anonymous National Treatment & Corrections Facility Forum In Melbourne August 2014

$20 per person or $80 for a team of 5

The AA Twelve Concepts of World Service - Area D Workshop and Assembly
Workshop presented by David M (Illustrated Steps)
Eastwood Leisure Complex
20 Eastwood Street, Ballarat
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Area D Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend
with Al-Anon participation
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford
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Bed & Breakfast $45 per person BYO linen. Saturday meals– lunch $10 and dinner $15 available onsite but must be booked with venue.

St Andrew's Hall
91 Cecil Street , Williamstown
Near cnr Thompson Street. Wednesday night meeting place. map

This Assembly is the Election assembly. Positions up for election are Secretary, PI & CPC, Alternate Delegate and Webmaster


Women's Day in AA
Gannewarre Learning Centre
(also known as Uniting Church Hall)
132 Keilor Rd, Essendon North
Registration $20

Area D Workshop on Hosting the 2014 National Treatment & Correctional Facilites Forum
With participation from the Victorian Prisons Intergroup.
St Andrews Hall
Cnr Sturt and Dawson Streets, Ballarat

Area D has nominated to host this National Forum. The workshop is an initial planning stage. It's open to GSRs, members involved in Treatment and Correctional Facilities service and other members interested in helping out.


Area D Assembly
St Andrews Hall
Cnr Sturt and Dawson Sts, Ballarat

Area D Annual Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend
AA with Al-anon and Alateen Participation
Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford

The program starts at lunchtime Saturday. Accommodation is available for one or two nights as required. Some participants arrive on Friday to enjoy the local attractions.


Southern Regional Forum
(Hosted by Area D)
Fitzroy Town Hall
201 Napier Street Fitzroy

AA Area D Assembly
Workshop Agenda - Conference Topics being presented in 2012
Moonee Ponds Courthouse
Kellaway Avenue, Moonee Ponds

Women's Day in AA
Organised by Area D, Women's Day in AA Group
Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe

Area D (Southern Region) Assembly
Clairvaux Primary School
Cnr Reynolds & Fryers Rds
Belmont (Geelong Thurs venue)

Workshop Topic: The AA Australia General Service Structure

  • The basis for individual and group involvement
  • An outline of the Structure
  • A look at aspects of the Twelve Concepts for World Service
  • Opportunity for sharing experiences of Service

Workshop - The Role of the GSR
Eastwood Leisure Complex
20 Eastwood Street, Ballarat

Annual Area D Spiritual Concept Meeting
This is an Open Air Meeting at Jubilee Lake, Daylesford, followed by a BYO BBQ by the Lake.
Tea & Coffee Are Provided

Area D Annual Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend
With Al-Anon and Alateen Participation
Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford

Area D Assembly
75 Reid St, Fitzroy North
(Northern Exposure Meeting venue, Corner Reid St & Brunswick St North)

Women's Day in AA
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe

Area D Workshop and Assembly
Workshop - "A Twelve Traditions Presentation"
Senior Citizens Hall
11 Cromwell Street, Glenroy

Area D Assemby
Catholic Church Hall
53 Ebden Street, Kyneton

Area D Annual Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend
AA with Al-Anon Participation
Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford

Come for the whole weekend or just for the Saturday or Sunday.

Accommodation at Boomerang Ranch is $35 per adult per night, $20 kids, for Bed and Breakfast.

Senior Citizens Club
Cnr. Autumn & Pakington Sts.
Geelong West

(Melways Ref. Map 401 - A2)


Southern Regional Forum - POSTPONED

The Forum that had been planned for this weekend has been postponed and will not be held this year. A new date for the Forum has yet to be determined.


Meeting of Area D Groups to discuss whether an Intergroup Office should be established
This event is being rescheduled.

Workshop-"Service Sponsorship"
St.Luke's Community Hall
59 Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy
(Northern Exposure Venue)

2010 Women's Day in AA
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe
(Melway 31 F8)

Day includes:

  • AA speakers
  • Workshops on Sponsorship, Early days in sobriety, and Service
  • Country Cousins speakers
  • Spiritual Concept Meeting
  • Morning tea, Lunch and Afternoon tea provided & tea and coffee all day
Entry: $15 per person

Workshop: Correctional Facilities; Carrying the message into prisons.
Eastwood Leisure Complex
20 Eastwood St, Ballarat
(Behind Safeway)

Road to Recovery venue, Court House
Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds

(Melway Ref 28 J6)


Area D Annual Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend
Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford

Come for the whole weekend or just for the Saturday or Sunday.


Ocean Grove Discussion Venue
Ocean Grove Neighbourhood House
91 The Parade, Ocean Grove

Jasper Hotel
489 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Vic 3000 (next to Vic. Market)

** Bookings are essential Registrations will close Friday 16th October

Cost: $55 per person

Hurstbridge Recovery Venue
Entrance at rear Allwood House,
cnr Arthurs Creek & Main Road, Hurstbridge

Meeting to start a New District of AA in Area D
(Prior to Area Assembly)
Hurstbridge Recovery Venue
Allwood House,
cnr Arthurs Creek & Main Road, Hurstbridge

The purpose of the new district is to carry the message.


Theme 'Out of the Wilderness'
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe
(Melway 31F8)
Registration: $15, Concession: $10


Workshop "The 3rd Legacy In The New Millenium"
Eureka Business Enterprise Centre
15 Dawson St, Ballarat


Area D Spiritual Concept Meeting
Jubilee Lake Daylesford
Open Air Venue

Followed by a BYO BBQ by the lake - Tea & Coffee are provided


Daylesford Weekend
Ranch Road (off Tipperary Road), Daylesford

The Program starts Lunchtime Saturday 4th January, accommodation is available for 1 or 2 nights.

Accommodation at Boomerang Ranch is $35 per person per night, (Booking is required)

Workshop: "Unity Working Party"
Venue - Essendon Group Venue
Uniting Church Hall
132 Keilor Road, North Essendon

Yarraville Senior Citizens Centre,
Spotswood Community House,
48 Fehon St., Spotswood.
(Melways: 41 K9).


10th Annual Women's Day in AA
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe
(Melway 31F8)
Entry only $10


Senior Citizens Club
Cnr Autumn & Pakington Sts,
Geelong West

Workshop theme: "The role of the Trusted servant"


Area D Spiritual Concept Meeting
Jubilee Lake Daylesford
Open Air Venue

BYO BBQ - Tea & Coffee Provided

Collection to help support the work of Area D

Daylesford Weekend
Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford located in the Spa Centre of Victoria, only 2km from the main centre of Daylesford and surrounded by picturesque Hepburn Regional Park.

The Program starts Lunchtime Saturday 6th January, accommodation is available for 1 or 2 nights.

Accommodation at Boomerang Ranch is $30 per person per night, (Booking is required)

Williamstown Community & Education Centre, "Joan Kirner House"
14 Thompson St, Williamstown.

Instead of a workshop in the morning there will be a Conference report by the Area Delegate and a report on the National PI & CPC Forum


Area D Conference topics Assembly
Spotswood Community House
598 Melbourne Rd, Spotswood

Flemington Neighbourhood House
28 Farnham St, Flemington


9th Annual Women's Day in AA
Seddon St,
Ivanhoe

Melway 31 F8

$10 entry

Moonee Ponds Courthouse
Kellaway Ave, Moonee Ponds

Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford

Boomerang Ranch
Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford

Workshop and Barbie
Theme "PI & Carrying the Message"
Followed by a BBQ
1st Floor, 36 Church St
Richmond

Hosted by Area D


Area D Spiritual Concept Meeting
Jubilee Lake Daylesford
Open Air Venue

BYO BBQ - Tea & Coffee Provided

Collection to help support the work of Area D

Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford located in the Spa Centre of Victoria, only 2km from the main centre of Daylesford and surrounded by picturesque Hepburn Regional Park.

The Program starts Lunchtime Saturday 6th January, accommodation is available for 1 or 2 nights.

Accommodation at Boomerang Ranch is $25 per person per night, (Booking is required)

Spotswood meeting Venue
48 Fehon Street, Yarraville

Spotswood meeting Venue
48 Fehon Street, Yarraville

Spotswood Community House
Melbourne Rd Spotswood

(on the corner, next to Spotswood Primary School)


Wild West Trivia Night
Yarraville Senior Citizens Centre
48 Fehon St, Yarraville

The proceeds for this years event will go towards the production of the Deaf DVD project.

Admission price will include a gourmet meal to surpass the feast we enjoyed last year!

AA Service Information Day
Flemmington Neighbourhood House
28 Farnham St, Flemmington

Footscray Neighbourhood House
11 Vipont St, Footscray

Footscray Neighbourhood House
11 Vipont St, Footscray

8th Women's Day in AA
Ivanhoe Uniting Church
Seddon St, Ivanhoe
(Melway 31F8)

Area D Assembly
Ocean Grove Group venue
Anglican Church Hall
Corner Hodgson & Draper Streets
Ocean Grove

There will be a BBQ following the assembly.


Area D Assembly
Cecil St, Williamstown

This is NOT the usual Williamstown meeting venue. Same street but 1 block further north


Area D Workshop
Cecil St, Williamstown

This is NOT the usual Williamstown meeting venue. Same street but 1 block further north.


Area D Spiritual Concept Meeting
Jubilee Lake
Daylesford
Open Air Venue

BYO BBQ - Tea & Coffee Provided

Collection to help support the work of Area D

Ranch Road off Tippery Road, Daylesford located in the Spa Centre of Victoria, only 2km from the main centre of Daylesford and surrounded by picturesque Hepburn Regional Park.

The Program starts Lunchtime Saturday 7th January, accommodation is available for 1 or 2 nights.

Accommodation at Boomerang Ranch is $25 per person per night, (Booking is required)

Area D Assembly
Spotswood Group Venue
Yarraville Senior Citizens Centre
48 Fehon Street, Yarraville

Area D Workshop
Spotswood Group Venue
Yarraville Senior Citizens Centre
48 Fehon Street, Yarraville

Area D Committee meeting
Flemington Neighbourhood House
28 Farnham St
Flemington

Area D Conference Topic Assembly
Uniting Church Hall
1003 Mt Alexander Road
Essendon
(Tram Stop 44)

Adams Court, Eastern Gardens, Geelong

National convention on Public Information and Co-operating with the Professional Community


Area D Assembly
Flemington Neighbourhood House
28 Farnham St
Flemington

Area D Workshop
Flemington Neighbourhood House
28 Farnham St
Flemington