Coronavirus

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Al-Anon Family Groups Australia (AGSO) has issued the following information for members and groups about the impact of COVID-19:

  

Documents for groups and members:

1. Explanatory letter from the General Service Board, 17th March 2020.

2. Frequently Asked Questions

3. Update letter from the General Secretary/CEO. 27th March 2020.


 

Update Notice: Most groups are now closing temporarily due to laws to reduce the spread of the virus. A list of new Australian electronic Al-Anon meetings appears below.

Groups or Districts please continue communicating directly with your local Area Office when you know about group meeting updates. Website updates can then occur as a responsibility of the AGSO (extended business hours for the time being).

 
   
Further information will be added as the situation develops.  

 
   Journal my concerns

Any concerns?

If you have any concerns or require further information then please contact us on 03 9620 2166 or via email to agso@alphalink.com.au.

 

 
Austra-Link (splay of editions) 

Austra-Link goes electronic:

If you're looking for your regular 'meeting in a pocket', click here for your APRIL 2020 edition.

Also Austra-Link Editor, Wendy, would love to receive your sharing sheet, the instructions for your submission can be found here.

 

 
Al-Anon members online

A suggestion:
If your Al-Anon meeting closes, it is possible to use electronic means via Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Skype and Zoom to have an online meeting, plus there's WhatsApp or phone meetings with members in your group or just to keep in contact.

 

 
Seventh Tradition

Electronic and phone meetings:

  • Updated: Daily (Monday)
  • Please talk to your GR to talk to your DR. We look forward to hearing from you!
 

 
 

Resources for creating online or phone meetings:

  • Electronic meetings registered with the World Service Office (WSO) are listed on the WSO website.
 
   
 
  • WEBEX: virtual meetings, an overview created for members' purposes.
 
 
  • ZOOM: a member has kindly produced instructions for creating a meeting using the Zoom app, including a Contents page leading to each sequential step during set-up.
  • A Zoom meeting Template for group members wanting to join a local Zoom meeting. Please also download your Area's Seenth Tradition sheet (below).
  • Northern New South Wales: Seventh Tradition
  • Western New South Wales: Seventh Tradition
  • North Queensland: Seventh Tradition
  • South Queensland: Seventh Tradition
  • Northern Victoria: Seventh Tradition
  • South Australia: Seventh Tradition
  • Western Australia (includes Northern Territory): Seventh Tradition. Please also download the WA Area's donation reference codes.
 

 

Other resources:

  • Don't forget the Blog on this website. We love hearing from you!