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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 !

Malta 17 "United We Recover"

Malta 11th International Convention

24-26 March 2017

Seashells Resort at Suncrest, Qawra Rd, Qawra, Malta

Meetings in English, Maltese & Italian

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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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New South Wales

Illustrated Steps Workshop

One-day workshop about AA’s Twelve Step program with Chris and David

Sunday 29th January

Conference Room, 31 Pyrmont Bridge Rd Camperdown

Not cost, but basket passed around for lunch.

Presented by the "Come on Down to Camperdown" AA Group

  • 10:00am Step One
  • 11:30am Steps 2 & 3
  • 1:00pm Lunch
  • 2:00pm Step 4
  • 3:00pm Steps 5 to 9
  • 4:45pm End

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Uralla (New England District) AA Rally - with Al-anon participation

Friday 24th February to Sunday 26th February 2017

Uralla Showground, 8 King St, Uralla, New South Wales 2358 (map)

Cost: To be advised - meal/venue cositngs still being orgnaised,but we will keep it cheap.

Camping available onsite.
$22/night per powered site, $15/night unpowered site
dogs allowed but must be on leash at all times (horses trained onsite) and not allowed in any buildings
Flyer to come with rego/meal options costing's and program.
Satrueday night dinner and band
Contact Michael 0401 979 833

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Central Coast Rally

Friday the 24th to Sunday the 26th of Febuary 2017

15 Battley Ave The Entrance

$10 per day or $20 for the whole weekend

Venue is The Entrance Community Centre off Oakland Avenue.
There is no onsite accomodation but we are in the heart of the entrance with lots of motels and resteraunts.
Meals are available Friday and sat night and we have a BBQ going.
Hope to see you all at AA HOORAY

Sydney Boomerang Round-up

Friday to Sunday, 10th to 12th Mar 2017

Sydney Masonic Conference Centre
66 Goulburn Street, Sydney

Weekend registration $150.00 | Dinner speaker meeting $75.00

International Guests include:

  • Sharon C – Los Angeles, California
  • Bob B – St Paul, Minnesota
  • Bob D – Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Charlie P – Austin, Texas
  • Scott F – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Polly P – Jacksonville, Florida
  • Gail L – Akron, Ohio
  • James L – Chicago, Illinois
  • Don L – Bellingham, Washington
  • Katie P – Austin, Texas

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Email for more information boomerangroundup@gmail.com
Contact: Darren D on 0422 255 930 or for callers from outside Australia +614 2225 5930

Alcoholics Anonymous Border Bush Bash at Tenterfield - All One Family

(With Al-Anon participation)

Friday 10th – Sunday 12th March 2017

Wool Pavilion, Tenterfield Showground

Registration: $20 per person
Saturday night dinner feast: $20 per person
All other meals, tea & coffee: $20 per person
Group rates available

Lots of great meetings, support, fellowship and fun for all of us on a road to recovery. A rally is a great opportunity to meet others from all over the country.

Contact - Paul V: 0418 987 152, Sarah H:(07) 4681 2962 or 0457 812 962

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Mullumbimby Big Book Muster

Sat 18th March 6pm to 9pm | Sun 19th March 9am to 5pm

Mullumbimby Civic Hall, 55 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

Registration $30 including lunch and refreshments.

Presented by the Byron Shire District of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Pre Registration advisable as seating limited. Call 0478112660 or email.
A weekend workshop with local, national and international speakers Marsha and Johnathon S. Come along bring your Big Books for a brand new experience of our basic text.

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Blue Mountains AA Convention

Date | 10th - 12th Nov

Mid Mountains Community Centre, 7 New St, Lawson NSW, Australia

$30 (early bird before Sept 30th - $20)

Contact: bluemountainsaa@gmail.com

Australian Capital Territory

24th Annual Wombeyan Caves Wilderness Weekend

February 17th, 18th & 19th 2017

Wombeyan Caves campground

Hosted by The Sixth Chapter Men’s Group of Alcoholics Anonymous and Canberra Women of Alcoholics Anonymous - with Al-Anon Participation
Contact - Craig 0415614712 or Dave 0418644378

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Northern Territory


Dalby 41st Australia Day Weekend

28th-29th January 2017

Myall Youth and Community Network Centre, cnr Drayton and Nicholson Streets, Dalby QLD

$15 for the weekend

Danny 07 4662 1065
With Al-Anon participation. No pets allowed.

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Brisbane North District AA Weekend Including Area B Assembly

18th February 2017

To be held at the Oyster Point Scout Den Sunnyside Road, Scarborough 4020

Registration - $5 .00, Meals - $5.00 each


  • 6.30pm Registration & Welcome Cuppa
  • 7.00am Free Breakfast
  • 9.00pm Welcome AA Meeting
  • 9.00am Area Forum
  • 10.30am Morning Tea
  • 11.00am Area B Assembly
  • 11.00am AA Meeting
  • 12.30pm Lunch Break
  • 1.30pm Area B. Assembly cont
  • 1.30pm AA Topic Meeting
  • 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3.30pm Area Assembly Continued
  • 3.30pm Spiritual Concept meeting
  • 5.30pm Countdown
  • 6.00pm Dinner
  • 7.30pm Entertainment

Sunshine Coast AA Roundup 2017

With three U.S. guest speakers and Al-Anon participation

Friday to Sunday 17th to 19th March

Millwell Road Community Centre, 11A Millwell Road Maroochydore QLD

We have invited three international speakers to share with us at our event:

  • Don L. AA
  • Polly P. AA
  • James L. AA

$20 early bird $25 full. Limited seating ticketed event - Book Early!

Phone: Peter T. 0425 812 333, Chris H. 0417 646 080

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AA Men's Retreat, Toowoomba - Practicing these Principles in all our affairs

March 25-26, 2017

Park Motor Inn, 88 Margaret St, Toowoomba

$20 Registration

Starts 10am on Sat 25th March, finishing Sun 26th March 12:00pm
Facilitator is Ollie O from Darwin.
Topics to be discussed include: What is an alcoholic? Effective Inventories, Ego deflation at depth, Sex and Relationships - forming our sex ideal, Amends and Forgiveness, Being of Service.
Numbers limited, contact Mick B 0429 479761. Further info toolhead2@hotmail.com
Accommodation onsite, book by contacting the Park Motor Inn (Single, Twin, triple and 4 share accommodation);
Ph 07 4632 1011 or email enquiries@parktoowoomba.com.au

South Australia

Southend AA Camp @ Beachport

With Al-anon/Alateen participation

Friday to Monday 10th to 13th March

Recreation Hall, Golf Links Road, Beachport, SA

Tony: 0402750944

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Area B Traditions Workshop

18th March Time - 9am - 4.30pm

Holy Innocents Anglican Church, 29 Sheoak Road Belair
Parking at rear

Free Entry

Doors open 8.30am Presenter Bob D. from Las Vegas

12 Step Workshop

19 March 2017, 8.45am - 4.30pm

Belair Country Club, Upper Sturt Road, Belair

$30.00 Payable in Advance

Please Bring your Big Book with you.
Contacts: Rob C - 0428482496 and Andy P - 0421571077
Presenter Bob D.

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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Kyabram 46th AA Minicon

With Al-Anon Participation

Friday to Sunday 27th to 29th January

Kyabram Community & Learning Centre, 21 - 25 Lake Road Kyabram

Come and share

Bev 0499 135 333, Stevan 0409 136 841

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Ballarat Anniversary 2017

11-12 February 2017

Eureka Hall - Stawell Street South, Ballarat VIC

No registration- by individual donation

Ballarat District Alcoholics Anonymous celebrates 66 years
The weekend has Al-Anon participation and food provided
Meetings start at 10.30am Saturday and 9.30am Sunday.
Theme is "Keep Coming Back!"
Contact: Chris 0409 178 390 or Bernie 0413 221 140

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Seaside Sobriety Weekend - Barwon Heads

An illustrated journey through the 12 Steps presented by Chris and David

Saturday to Sunday 18th to 19th February

Barwon Heads Community Hall, 79 Hitchcock Ave, Barwon Heads

  • 10:00am The Doctor’s Opinion
  • 11:15am Break
  • 11:30pm Step One – How do I know I’m an alcoholic
  • 12:30pm Break - Lunch provided
  • 1:30pm Step Two & Three – What Hope Does AA Offer?
  • 2:45pm Break
  • 3:00pm Step Four – Taking Inventory
  • 4:15pm Break
  • 4:30pm Steps Five to Nine - Cleaning House
  • 5:45pm BBQ Dinner Break
  • 7:00pm Meeting – Barwon Heads ‘As Bill Sees It’ Discussion
  • 8:00am Spiritual Concept Meeting on the Beach
  • 9:30am Break
  • 10:30am Steps Ten and Eleven – Daily practice (includes meditation workshop)
  • 12:00pm Lunch provided
  • 1:00pm Step Twelve – Carrying the Message and Sponsorship
  • 2:30pm Close

With participation from local Geelong AA Groups

$30 for whole weekend including lunches, morning/afternoon tea

For more details contact Rhonda R 0439 668 212

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Chapter Six Motorcycle Group Over the Mountains 10th Anniversary Ride

5 Days - Shepparton to Hume Hwy will cover around 900 km

Friday to Tuesday 17th to 21st February

Departs Mackas in Wyndham St, Shepparton traveling to Omeo,

  • Day 1 Friday 17th February to Omeo over Hotham
  • Day 2 Saturday 18th February to Lakes Entrance
  • Day 3 Sunday 19th February Rest & Meeting Day
  • Day 4 Monday 20th February to Falls Creek
  • Day 5 Tuesday 21st February Home over Hotham

Accommodation at the Omeo Caravan Park has been pre-booked. Omeo Caravan Park Pre-bookings must be finalised and paid by end of December 2016. To take advantage of the pre-bookings contact Paul on 0408 443 191 (please call after business hours)

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Chapter Six Motorcycle Group Omeo 10th Year Anniversary

Everybody Welcome - Four Days of Fun & Fellowship

  • Meetings
  • Mateship
  • Music (Mouth Organ, Didgeridoo, Guitars)
  • Munchies
  • Motor-Bike Rides

Friday to Monday 17th to 20th February

Omeo Caravan Park, Old Omeo Hwy, Omeo VIC

Set in a Beautiful Valley with big Oak Trees sparse lawn areas, heaps of Shady camping spots, and a creek running all the way through (where you have to hide behind a gumtree to bait your hook or the fish will snatch it out of your hand)
Phone 0351591351 for Cabin, Camping or Caravan Accommodation

Phone 0408443191, 0418177228

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VicYPAA Annual Convention 2017

Victorian Young People in AA
With Al-Anon & Alateen Participation

Friday to Sunday 17th to 19th February

Ridges on Swanston, 701 Swanston St, Carlton

'The best is yet to come'

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Area D Fun Run Walk Cycle Fundraiser Event

Sunday 26th March 9:00am

Altona Beach, Altona, (Meet at Altona Pier Fun Run begins 9am)

Meet at HG Cresser Reserve for a BBque on completion

Michael P 0415 485 591

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Area D Daylesford Spiritual Concept Weekend

With Al-anon participation

Friday to Sunday 21st to 23rd April

Boomerang Ranch, 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

Rita 0405 310 096, Sue 0413 576 541

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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

Info: (03) 9028 2212

Western Australia

Dunsborough AA One year anniversary

25 February 2017

Dunsborough Community Centre, 21 Dunsborough Lakes Drive

Celebrating our groups first year. Please bring a plate