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Monthly Speaker Series

The second Sunday of every month.

7:30-9:00am  Melbourne, Australia time zone

 

“We admitted we were powerless over food – that our lives had become unmanageable.”

January 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Kara L.


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“Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.”

February 14th 2021 – Guest speaker Melissa C.

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“Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.”

March 14th 2021 – Guest speaker Roy L.

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“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.”

April 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Susan G.

 

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“Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.”

May 13th 2021 – Guest speaker Janet B.

 

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“Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.” & “Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.”

Jun 13th 2021 – Guest speaker Pete B.


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“Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.”

July 11th 2021 – Guest speaker Larry K.

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“Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.”

June 9th 2021 – Guest speaker Harlan G.

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“Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.”

September 12th 2021 – Guest speaker Marcela M.

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“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him”

October 10th 2021 – Guest speaker Sandy C.

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“Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and to practice these principles in all our affairs.”

December 5th 2021 – Guest speaker Patrick B.

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“Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon OA unity.” & “For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority – a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience.”

January 9th 2022 – Guest speaker Debbi H.

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12 Traditions – Illustrated

Traditions Checklist

OA IDEAS Beginner Questions

“The only requirement for OA membership is a desire to stop eating compulsively.” & “Each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or OA as a whole.”

February 13th 2022 – Guest speaker Lawrie C.

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“Each group has but one primary purpose – to carry it’s message to the compulsive overeater who still suffers.” & “An OA group ought never endorse, finance or lend the OA name to any related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property and prestige divert us from our primary purpose.”

March 13th 2022 – Guest speaker Carol T.

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“Every OA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.” & “Overeaters Anonymous should remain forever non-professional, but our service centers may employ special workers.”

April 10th 2022 – Guest speaker Samantha

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“OA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.” & “Overeaters Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence, the OA name ought never be drawn into public controversy.”

May 8th 2022 – Guest speaker Penny C

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“Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films, television and other public media of communication.” & “Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all these Traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.”

June 12th 2022 – Guest speaker Pat OC

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July 10th 2022 – Guest speaker Beth B

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“How the Twelve Concepts of OA Service can help us going through our daily life!”

August 14th 2022 – Guest speaker Chuck F

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Big Book Journey 2022/2023

Ruth M.

December 11th 2022

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Barbara M.

February 12th 2023

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Denise R.

March 12th 2023

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Luanne B.

May 14th 2023

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Joanne B.

June 11th 2023

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Lawrie C.

July 9th 2023

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Catie F.

August 13th 2023

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Janet B.

September 10th 2023

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“Patrick sends a GENTLE CORRECTION. In this talk Patrick says that Lois wrote the chapter “To Wives”.  Actually Bill did not let Lois participate in the work.  See the attachments and links.”

Who wrote the chapter “To Wives?” Was it Lois?

Who wrote “To Wives” 1

Who wrote “To Wives” 2

Tawna W.

January 14th 2024

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Patrick B.

November 12th 2023

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Judith W.

December 9th 2023

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Big Book - The Stories 2024

Kara M.

March 10th 2024

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CAROL W.

April 14th 2024

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Special Events

New Year's Eve/Day Marathon "Restoration to Sanity" 2022

Doing the Next Right Thing – Judy M.

What is it like to be a Newcomer? – Speaker Panel: Michael C, Stef F, Janie B

Big Book Workshop - First 5 Chapters

Melissa C.

June 6th 2021

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Janet B

June 6th 2021


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Melissa C. & Janet B.

June 6th 2021


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Melissa C.

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Janet B.

June 6th 2021 download

Guest Speakers

3rd Fellowship Meeting

January 15th 2022

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Allergy of the Body & the Mental Twist

December 13th 2021

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A Way Of Life – Living in steps 10, 11 & 12

July 18th 2021

 

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Love & Tolerance

August 15th 2021

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A couple in OA sharing their experience, strength and hope.

September 11th 2022

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Spirituality of the Twelve Steps – Living and Decisions

October 9th 2022

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