Guides Blog

How do we use non-formal education to empower girls?

11th October 2017

Joondalup Girl Guides, WA On International Day of the Girl, we’re celebrating non-formal education! Non-formal education builds important life skills that are just as important as the things we learn in the classroom. Girl Guide Leaders across the world use…

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Our inspiring day at Parliament House

21st September 2017

Alli, Maddie and Shaylah Girl Guides CAN change the world! We are three representatives of the Girls Advisory Panel; Alli, Maddie, and Shay. We have been on GAP for two years, representing the region of ACT and SE NSW. GAP has…

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Getting young women onto boards: challenge accepted!

15th September 2017

Karen Bevan, CEO The research is in. There is a serious, entrenched and sizeable gender gap in Australian boardrooms. The solutions are complex but at Girl Guides Australia, we think we can help to shift the balance. In Australian Guiding,…

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Our time at Canada SOAR!

10th September 2017

Paige (Shepparton Girl Guides) and Caitlin (Yarraville Turtle Guides) On Wednesday the 12th of July, we traveled to Canada in a contingent of six with Girl Guides Australia. Along with Gabby, Michel and the two leaders, Kathy and Colleen, we…

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What is GATH?

4th September 2017

GATH stands for ‘Guiding at the House.’ It is an event at Australian Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 6th of September. We last ran GATH at Parliament House in 2015. Why does Girl Guides Australia go to Parliament House?…

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12th WAGGGS Asia-Pacific Conference

20th July 2017

“Hamro Danphe” – Connect, Growth, Impact The 12th WAGGGS Asia Pacific Regional Conference was held from 28 August to 3 September in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The theme for this conference was “Hamro Danphe” – Connect, Growth, Impact. The conference is attended by 150 delegates…

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Arts 4 Change Kusafiri

25th May 2017 3

Catherine Recently I had the privilege to participate in Arts 4 Change at Kusafiri World Centre in Madagascar. 13 countries were represented and this event was presented by Jen Barron (Sangam World Centre Manager and Kusafiri Lead). Arts 4 Change…

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4 World Centres Tour 2015

21st September 2016

In September 2015, 25 Girl Guides members from Australia and 1 from New Zealand met at Sydney airport for an adventure of a lifetime. It was lovely to receive our scarfs by our tour guide Sally Thornton before boarding the…

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