Guides Blog

Volunteering At Sangam: Louise’s story

2nd July 2018

    Namaste! My name is Louise and I volunteered at Sangam World Centre as a Guest Services Intern for six months. My journey to working at a World Centre began, like so many others, when my guide unit would…

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My farewell to Girl Guides Australia

31st May 2018

Charlie Regan, National Social Media Coordinator For those of you who don’t know me, you have probably seen my work. Since the 24th of February 2016, I have been the National Social Media Coordinator for Girl Guides Australia. So (for…

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“Courage is growth” camp!

16th May 2018 1

St Lucia Guides St Lucia Brownies (ages 7 to 10) and St Lucia Guides (ages 10 to 14) all went on an adventure Guide Camp at PGL Kindilan, Redland Bay Queensland. The theme was “Courage is Growth” and we had…

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Magnetic Island Magic!

26th April 2018

Lauren Hansen, Ku-Ring-Gai Olaves One of the wonderful things about being an Olave is the lifelong friends you make through Guiding that are by your side, ready for adventure at any opportunity! I tested this on the Easter long Weekend,…

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5 Questions to tell if your girl is a Good Sport

11th April 2018

Sasha Wasley, Girl Guides WA Picture: Renae Droop/RDW Photography With the Commonwealth Games underway on the Gold Coast, your Girl Guide might be dreaming of grand achievements in the sporting field. Or maybe she’s thinking about her wins in the…

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How to put children’s rights first

5th April 2018

Vanessa Kutcher Children are human. Children have special rights, which are outlined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). Australia is a signatory of the CRC and therefore have the obligation to uphold and actualise…

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Morning Teal for Ovarian Cancer

28th March 2018

Hannah Preston, Castle Hill Girl Guides, Queensland At the beginning of every year, my other leader and I give the Guides and Rangers a list of events, celebrations or fun days to include in our Guiding calendar so we can…

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Increasing cultural diversity in Girl Guiding

21st March 2018

Mel Reoch, Community Development Officer, Girl Guides Victoria “Are all Girl Guides white?” echoed the words of one girl above the hum of the crowd of Guides, as they gathered on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne, just over…

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International Women’s Day: Future World Changers

7th March 2018

Emma Grigg and Monique Olszewski, Warrragul Girl Guides The ‘Future World Changers’ project began after we saw a classroom display featuring primary school students and what they wanted to be when they ‘grew up’. Being school teachers and Guide leaders,…

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Impact of Girl Guides (Queensland)

22nd February 2018

Katie Rae, Darling Downs Board Region, Queensland To celebrate World Thinking Day,  we asked some of our members to share their perspective on the impact of Girl Guides.  In 2016, I attended Leading Edge in Alice Springs, where I was…

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