GSF meeting – July 8th, 2018
Deb (Sandgate), Jackie (Nundah Women’s), Deebs (Deception Bay), Lia (Strathpine Steps),
John (Strathpine Steps)
Apologies : Michele (Caboolture)
H and I – Deebs has information on Caboolture Hospital meeting and is wanting to pass this information on to a willing organiser as she is unable to continue to attend the meeting.
Groups are asked to ask their members, if anyone is interested in being the organiser of the meeting. Could the groups pass this information to Deebs?
Where: Caboolture Hospital Mental Health Unit
When: Last Thursday of the month at 10am
Length of meet: One hour
No. of members needed: 2 (4 is welcome)
Clean time: 6 months for a presentation; all are welcome to observe
Deebs has a list of names of members who are willing to attend.
Jackie has offered to talk to Drew about the meeting. Drew is the contact at Caboolture Hospital.
Janey (Nundah Women’s) has material (literature) available.
BBQ – Saturday 21st July, Shorncliffe Pier, 10am – 2pm. All welcome. All food and drink provided.
The event is posted on the NA website.
Caboolture – meat
Deception Bay – salads, onions, ice (Bluey + esky)
Strathpine – soft drinks, water, bread rolls
Sandgate – plates, knives, forks, garbage bags, condiments
This event was posted on the NA website and sometime later ‘disappeared.
John to re-post (completed Sunday 8th July)
Deception Bay – Literature purchases and donations to Women’s Group and ‘H and I’
Regular attendance of 20 people.
Nundah Women’s – 4 members and regularly has new people attending.
Attendance of 10 – 15 people.
Sandgate – 20 members and purchases of literature. $230 in funds
Caboolture – Regular attendance and meeting is ‘going well’
Strathpine Mon. Steps– 9 members and a regular attendance of 20 – 30 people.
Purchases of literature and approx. $100 in funds. The group intends to fund flow to Brisbane when we have the finances.
Strathpine Tues.Tradition – 6 members and regular attendance of 10 -15 people.
There is a banner of simple NA messages that Deb has accessed.
Please see Deb (Sandgate) for details.
Funds flow of the 7th Tradition was discussed. Some groups are spending funds in their local area (eg literature, meeting lists, events) and are proposing to fund flow directly to the Asia/Pacific or Australian region. One group is directing funds to the Brisbane area. Some groups are undecided.
Agenda items for future meetings are to be requested by the Chair via email prior to the meeting in a draft form. The Chair is to then email members the proposed agenda for the meeting. This is to utilise the time better on the meeting day and to make members aware of the proposed discussions. Members will also be able to raise issues that ‘spring to mind’ on the day.
Funds for GSF – $20 added to funds.
It was decided that only attending groups would contribute $5 to the GSF.
Next meeting – 7th October – John to organise venue. 9.30am – 11.30am
Chair – John
Minutes – Lia
A Concept was read at the start of the meeting and we ended with the Serenity Prayer in the plural.