About Us


The aim of this site is to provide AA Members with an accurate and up to date source of information on the General Service Structure and of events occurring in Area D and its associated Districts within the Southern Region.

The words ‘Alcoholics Anonymous’ are the registered trademark of the General Service Board of Alcoholics Anonymous Australia.
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All Area D Group “General Service Representatives” should be registered with Area D Southern Region (GSR Registration Form – March 2015)

Our Mission

Each Group has but one primary purpose – to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Alcoholics Anonymous p.540 (Australian Big Book 2nd Ed.)

Area D, Southern Region is a part of the Alcoholics Anonymous, General Service Conference Structure of Australia. As such we fully participate in the General Service Conference. We also support the General Service Office (GSO) of AA, Sydney in any way we are able.

Bordered by the Yarra river, the Area includes the Western and Northern suburbs of Melbourne and extends to include other major  cities such as Geelong, Ballarat, Wyndham and regional centres such as Daylesford.

Postal address

PO Box 535 Yarraville, Victoria, 3013

email: theareadsecretary@gmail.com

For email addresses of all the office bearers see the Contact Us section

For contributions for the D-Liberation Area D Newsletter – email the Editor on:


General information on Alcoholics Anonymous can be found on the

Alcoholics Anonymous Australia Website:


Alcoholics Anonymous Service Australia Website


The 2016 General Service Conference Report is now available under the GENERAL SERVICE CONFERENCE tab.

If your Group or District has an event &/or Flyer they wish to place on the Area D web site – please email it to:


See under ANNOUNCEMENTS for details of upcoming events

Next Area D Committee Meeting is being held on:

Sunday 6th August 2017 at 2 PM
Venue: Meeting Room, Bacchus Marsh Senior Citizens Centre
Bennett Street, BACCHUS MARSH, 3340

The 2017 Conference Topic Form is now available for downloading under the General Service Conference tab on the top menu bar.

Four Workshops will be held for members to have input and provide feedback on the Structure Review Plan Proposal – the first of these was hosted by the GEELONG District on Saturday 1st April 2017 and the second one was held at the Yarraville Community Centre, Francis Street YARRAVILLE  on Saturday 29th April 2017. The third Workshop was held on Saturday 27th May 2017 at the Eastwood Leisure Centre, 20 Eastwood Street, BALLARAT, 3350

The fourth Workshop is being help on Saturday 24th June 2017 from 1 – 4 PM at the Rosanna Fire Station Community House, 232 Lower Plenty Road, Rosanna, 3084.

Details & Flyer under the General Service Conference tab – under WORKSHOPS.

Be part of the Area D PI & CPC Sub-Committee – see under Districts / PI & CPC Sub-Committee.

“Love & Service”