AA Burwood Newcomer's Group
we come out of coronavirus (Covid19) lockdown, the AA Burwood
Newcomers Group will be holding two meetings:
meetings are Newcomers (Beginners) Discussion meetings. Newcomers are
welcome to ask any questions about the disease, AA's approach to
recovery, and about issues encountered in early sobriety! Members with
more sobriety will attempt to answer these questions based upon their
own experiece in the fellowship. To assist newcomers, we use a list of
common questions, although questions are not limited to these - as we
say, "the only stupid question is the one you don't ask!".
- Monday Evening at 8pm, there will be a Zoom meeting. To
connect to the meeting on your desktop (MAC or PC), laptop, smartphone
or tablet, please navigate in your web browser to:
- Tuesday Evening at 8pm, there will be an in-person meeting
at the Uniting Church Hall, 3 Hyslop Street, Glen Iris (near corner of
Warrigal Road & Burwood Highway). Due to coronavirus
restrictions a limited number of people are permitted at this meeting
and need to observe the appropriate social distancing, and DHHS
Here is the list of common discussion questions:
to Support Online Zoom Meeting
- Newcomers' Pack This is a combination of various booklets published by AA from around the world, it includes:
- Is AA for You???
- A newcomer asks ....
- AA at a glance
- Just for Today card
- Frequently asked questions about AA
- Do you think you're different?
- Problems other than alcohol
- Just for Today card.
Print this out, and put it in a prominent position where you will see
it often during the day. It is a great guide to living a wonderful life
in recovery. Many of us read it at least once-a-day and keep a copy in
our wallet. It includes the Serenity Prayer
- Recovery is a Process, not an
This series of youtube videos is a wonderful presentation of the 12
steps. There is a workbook to go with these videos, which you can
- Top Tips for the Newcomer.