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May 4th Minutes

May 4th minutes

ZOOM Issues? ICD is here to help.

Has your meeting or a meeting you know been having problems with zoom? Has Zoom been put in the too hard basket after being bombed/hacked or sabotaged? If this is the case, ICD would like to help. ICD has set up a dedicated zoom account that will be made available for groups. This account has the following pre-sets:…
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Doctor’s and Health Professionals Forum March 2020

On March 18th 2020 ICD Melbourne organised a large scale Doctors and professionals forum for Melbourne. This was the first forum of this scale attempted in Melbourne for quite a number of years (possibly 20). The Forum was designed to give the medical professional community a further tool in their arsenal to help them deal…
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What Groups are in the Inner City District?

There are many groups in the Inner City District area. The below list is comprised of groups who are currently supporting Inner City District through regular participation in District meetings and/or group donations.

How can I make a donation?

Your donation helps support the Inner City District in spreading Public Information about Alcoholics Anonymous to the wider public through a variety of different mediums. Donations fund the creation and distribution of posters, pamphlets, magazine ads, public information packs for general practitioners and other health professionals as well as organising events.

What service opportunities are available?

Get involved! There are a variety of service opportunities available for members and groups within the Committee, guest speaker opportunities at rehab centres and volunteering time at the Melbourne 12 Step Office.

Public Information & Resources

Public Information (PI) in Alcoholics Anonymous is about getting the message of recovery out to the alcoholic who still suffers. We do this through implementing various strategies to inform the general public about the AA program.

Primary Purpose of the Group

“Each group has but one primary purpose – to carry its message to the alcoholic who still suffers.” Are you looking for a way that your group can better fulfil it’s primary purpose?

What is the role of a General Service Representative?

“The strength of our whole general service structure starts with the group and the general service representative (GSR) the group elects. I cannot emphasize too strongly the GSR’s importance.” The general service representative has the job of linking his or her group with A.A. as a whole.