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National Conventions

Alcoholics Anonymous Australian National Convention 2017

July 7-10 2017

Pullman Cairns International, 17 Abbott St, Cairns QLD

With Al-Anon and Alateen participation

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See convention website for more details.

National PI & CPC Forum 2017

8-10 September, 2017

Hotel Grand Chancellor, 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide SA

Cost: Registration $20

Special discount on rooms at venue - Contact Hotel Grand Chancellor 08 8237 3821 contact Kate Barker.
More information to follow, including event program.

International Conventions

2020 International Convention - July 2020: Detroit, Michigan USA

More details as they happen !

France - First Biarritz International English-speaking AA Convention

With Al-Anon participation

Friday to Sunday 13th to 15th October 2017

Radisson Blu Hotel, 1 Carrefour Hélianthe, Côte des Basques, 64200 Biarritz, France

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Costa Brava International English Speaking Convention

18th - 22nd October 2017

Tossa de Mar, Costa Brava, Spain

Registration 25 Euros

Theme: “Love and Service”
A full programme of guest speakers, share meetings, workshops, and much more !
Golden Bahia Hotel & Spa, Tossa de Mar, (Girona), Catalonia, Spain
Further information about the Convention, Tossa de Mar, or Hotel and booking email info@costabravaconvention.com

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New South Wales

Port Macquarie & Hastings District Annual AA Rally

Friday 26th to Sunday 28th May 2017

Flynn Beach Surf Club Tuppeny Rd (off Pacific Drive)

Registration $20 weekend/$10 per day Saturday lunch and dinner

Come and enjoy a weekend of surf an sobriety on the beach. Meetings meals and live entertainment.

NEWYPAA Fundraiser - Trivia Night

Saturday June 3rd, 7pm start.

ClubAshfield, 1-11 Charlotte St, Ashfield

$20 Adults, $10 Chid/Concession

Bring your coins, bring your home group to play for the Bill.W Cup.
Meals available at the club from 5.30pm.

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2017 Sydney Men's Weekend

Friday to Sunday 11th to 13th August

Vision Valley, 7 Vision Valley Rd, Arcadia NSW

Guest speaker: Bob D, Las Vegas
A weekend of fellowship and recovery with AA and Al-anon men, featuring program of meetings, workshops, bushwalking, bonfire and sport in a tranquil setting, fully catered for meals and drinks in warm, comfortable accomodations. Limited places, so book early to avoid disappointment.

$250 includes all meals, accommodation, activities and fellowship

Ph: Dan 0414 798 850, Darren 0422 255 930 email sydneymensweekend@gmail.com

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AA's Got Talent - NEWYPAA 2017 Fundraiser

Saturday August 19th

Parramatta RSL Club

Get your acts together for this year's staging of AA's Got Talent.
Further details coming soon!!


Saturday 7th October

North Sydney Community Centre, 220 Miller St, North Sydney

Join us for fun, meetings, food and the Fellowship You Crave.
Details and program coming soon!!

Sydney Boomerang Round-up

“The Sydney Woodstock of AA”

Friday to Sunday 19th to 21st October

Sydney Masonic Conference Centre, 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney

International speakers include:

  • Clancy I – Los Angeles, California
  • Mildred F – Toronto, Canada
  • Ralph W – Los Angeles, California
  • Mari G – Toronto, Canada
  • Kent C – Sandusky Ohio
  • Larcine G (Al-Anon Family Groups) – Hawthorne, California
  • Bob D – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Debbie D – Concord, California

Weekend registration $165 AUD per person | Saturday night dinner $85 AUD per person

Limited to the first 550 tickets sold

Contact: Darren D on 0422 255 930

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Australian Capital Territory

Northern Territory

Bill W AA Camp, Douglas Daly

With Al-Anon participation

July 28th – 30th

Douglas Daly Tourist Park.

Terry B 0418 895 007, Mark P 0400 255 019.

Tag-along to Darwin after Cairns national convention: Info Terry B (phone above) or catch him at Cairns.


Gold Coast Rally

28 to 30 April

Albert Waterways Community Centre, Cnr Sunshine & Hooker Blvds Mermaid Beach (Behind Pacific Fair)

Registration: FREE

Our theme for the 39th annual rally is 'There is a Solution'. There are loads of solution & literature-based topic meetings for you to choose from. Traditionally this rally is quite casual and welcoming. We would be so honoured to have you with us.

A dinner dance is held with a 70s v 80s theme, so feel free to come dressed in your favourite era. Tickets for this are available for $25.

Alcoholics Anonymous 22nd Annual Morven Rally

With Al-Anon/Alateen participation

Sunday 18th June 2017 to Tuesday 20th June 2017

Morven Hall, Albert Street, (Warrego Highway) Morven

The Following Meals $10.00 each: Sunday BBQ Lunch, Sunday Night BBQ, Monday Lunch, Monday Night BBQ, Tuesday Lunch

Contact Numbers Ron & Linda 4654 8217

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Opals To Reef - Ligthning Ridge to Cairns - Outback Tag-a-long to the National Convention

Alcoholics Anonymous with Al-Anon/Alateen participation


Friday 9th - Sunday 11th JuneLightning Ridge
Monday 12thSt. George
Tuesday 13th - Friday 16th June Mitchell Rally
Public Information Meeting 13th June at 7.30pm at Mitchell Hall, Mitchell
Saturday 17thSpare Day
Sunday 18th - Tuesday 20th JuneMorven Rally
Wednesday 21st & Thursday 22nd JuneBlackall
Public Information Meeting - 22nd June at 10am
Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th JuneLongreach
Public Information Meeting - 24th June at 10am
Sunday 25th & Monday 26thWinton
Public Information Meeting - 26th June at 10am
Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th JuneHughenden
Public Information Meeting - 28th June at 10am
Thursday 29th & Friday 30th JunePentland
Public Information Meeting - 30th June at 10am
Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July Rollingstone
Monday 3rd - Lunchtime Meeting Cardwell
Monday 3rd at 5pm Innisfail Meeting
Tuesday 4th JulyInnisfail
Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th JulySpare Days
Friday 7th - Monday 10th JulyCairns Convention


Accomodation/Campting: Contact the Local Tourism Offices in each Community for all Cabins, Caravan Parks & Motels.
Free Camping is also available in most places.

For further information contact (07) 4654 8011

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Qld Young People in AA Annual Convention - "Live and Let Live"

Saturday 30th September, 2017

Salvation Army Temple Corps, 167 Ann St, Brisbane City

Join us in the the fellowship of the spirit as we continue to carry the message to the alcoholic who still suffers. "Live and Let Live"

October Rally Toowoomba

Friday 13 Saturday 14 Sunday 15 October

Toowoomba Showgrounds Glenvale Road Moat House

There is plenty of camping space. No need to book $25 per night but there is no other accommodation, but there is many motel in Toowoomba. The program will be coming later.

Samford Weekend

27-29 October 2017

Baden Powell Park, Cash Ave, Samford Qld

Registration $15.00

From Friday night to Sunday lunchtime.

Full earlybird cost -2 nights accom, 5 meals, regn $100.00 (add $20.00 for air con accom). After 1/7 /2017, $130.00 (add $20 for air con accom).

Meetings Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday morning. Entertainment Saturday night. Al Anon and Alateen participation.

Full weekend children 6 - 14 $70.00, under 5s free.

Brendan 0409 765 758 Brian 0439 076 993 email: brisbanenorthdistrictsecterary@gmail.com

5th Annual Gold Coast Men’s Retreat

10th - 12th November

Koonjewarre Retreat Centre, 2806 Springbrook Rd, Springbrook, Qld

Cost: $165 (all meals and accommodation)

International Speaker
The Gold Coast AA Men’s Retreat is a yearly weekend 12-step workshop held in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland. If you have been through the 12 Steps and feel you could use a refresher, or that a weekend of sharing and fellowship among men would benefit your sobriety, then join us!

Contact Rob M 0449 554 545 or Yuri B 0401 945 145

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South Australia

Pichi Richi Camp

AA fellowship with Al-Anon and Al-Ateen participation
Hosted by the Port Augusta AA Group

June 9-12th 2017

Pichi Richi Park, Quorn - Port Augusta Road, three and half hours drive north of Adelaide.

$35 per night includes meals and accomodation in bunk rooms Friday night BYO food

Set in 1000 acres of native bush but only 12 kms from shops,cafes etc. Plenty of space for camping, campervans etc but no powered sites.
First class facilities set in the glorious countryside of the Flinders Ranges.

Contact number 0427397362

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2017 Melbourne AA Steps Weekend

Friday to Sunday 19th to 21st May

Banyule Theatre, 10 Buckingham Drive, Heidelberg

Presented by the Working With Others AA Group

Over 2 and half days, twenty six invited speakers will share their experience of the Alcoholics Anonymous Twelve Step program. Each of the nine session ends with a Q&A period where the guest speakers can answer your queries about the steps.

The $20 registration ticket includes tea and coffee all weekend as well as lunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Lunch is a sumptuous catered two course meal. Vegetarian and gluten free options available.

Tickets are available for purchase before the event from Working With Others AA Group members or on-line.

Info: (03) 9028 2212

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Friday Evening

7:00pm - Registration

7:30pm - Step One

We kick off Step One with a presentation and two speakers followed by a Q&A session.


9:00am - Registration

9:30am - Step Two

Speakers and Q&A about Step Two

11:00am - Step Three

Speakers and Q&A about Step Three

12:20pm - Lunch

1:30pm - Steps Four & Five

A visual presentation, speakers and Q&A about Step Four & Five

3:00pm - Steps Six & Seven

Speakers and Q&A about Steps Six & Seven


9:00am - Registration

9:30am - Steps Eight & Nine

Speakers and Q&A about Steps Eight & Nine

11:00am - Step Ten

Speakers and Q&A about Step Ten

12:20pm - Lunch

1:30pm - Step Eleven

Speakers and Q&A about Step Eleven

3:00pm - Step Twelve

Speakers and Q&A about Step Twelve

4:20pm - Sobriety Countdown and close

Western Australia