Our Regions

ANSD has regional centres located around Australia.

For more information about each region and their upcoming events please select your preferred region.

SA & NT Region

SA & NT Region

Members of ANSD in South Australia and Northern Territory engage in various spirituality centres and, for spiritual directors, one ecumenical association which combines ANSD membership, membership of the Conference of Spiritual Directors (CSD) and membership of Companions in the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises.

We associate with various other groups concerned with spirituality in the community.

The ANSD SA/NT regional representative is Iain Radvan.
For further information about upcoming events or ANSD in South Australia/Northern Territory: email Iain

Queensland Region

Queensland Region

ANSD Members live in various locations in Queensland including the tropical far North, the dry North West and the South East of the State.

Today, the network is vibrant and energetic and varies its places for meetings and presentations. There is regular email contact with Members and Friends wherever they live in this vast State. Retreat days and offerings from ANSD and other like organisations are advertised in these communications.

All are welcome to attend. The ANSD Queensland coordinator is Heather Eckersley

For further information on the Brisbane/QLD region please RSVP to Heather for all events.

Canberra Region

Canberra Region

ANSD Canberra/ACT and Region holds Reflective Workshops and Quiet Days at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture.

The ANSD Canberra and Region representative is Annie Patterson.
Email Annie for more information about the events below or the ANSD Canberra group.

As always, our venue is the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture and the times are 9:30am-3pm.

To view all of our events available please select the Events button below.

Sydney Region

Sydney Region

The Sydney ANSD Group meets about every six weeks for some nourishing input, collegial support and congenial hospitality.

Members and anyone with an interest in Spiritual Direction or the particular topic are most welcome.

The ANSD Sydney regional representative is Liz Faulkner.
For further information on the Sydney/NSW region please email Liz

Alternatively, view all of our Sydney based events by selecting the events button below.

Riverina Region

Riverina Region

The ANSD Riverina/NSW Group meets about every six weeks for some nourishing input, collegial support and congenial hospitality.

Members and anyone with an interest in Spiritual Direction or the particular topic are most welcome.

The ANSD Riverina/NSW regional representative is Anne Friedlieb.
For further information on the Victoria region please email Anne

Alternatively, view all of our Riverina based events by selecting the events button below.

VIC Region

VIC Region

Our presentations are driven by the power of people’s life experiences and stories, along with the impact they have had on their spiritual life. All are welcome.

All are welome to attend meetings or our events.

The ANSD Victoria regional representative is Josie Gregory.
For further information on the Victoria region please email Josie

Select the button below to view Victorian events.

WA Region

WA Region

ANSD in Western Australia do not hold regular meetings but rather hold professional development days or a retreat throughout the year.

All are welcome to attend.

The ANSD Western Australia representative is Jenelle Pike.
For further information about ANSD in the WA region, email Jenelle

Select the events button to view upcoming WA events.

Tasmania Region

Tasmania Region

ANSD in Tasmania do not hold regular meetings but rather hold professional development days or a retreat throughout the year.

All are welcome to attend.

The ANSD Tasmanian representative is Denise Stephenson.
For further information about ANSD in the Tasmania region, email Denise

Select the events button to view upcoming WA events.