Media Releases

Ready for Action

29th January 2014

Girl Guides around Australia are coming together during 2014 to take practical action to those in need in our global community. The Ready for Action International Service Challenge will be launched on the 22nd of February and will provide an…

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A Call to Our Political Leadership – “Put Girls and Women in the Lead”

9th October 2013

On International Day of the Girl Child, a group of leading community and advocacy groups are asking the nation’s leaders to take action to realise the potential of girls and women – at home and abroad. YWCA Australia, Girl Guides…

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Girl Guides Australia Support of the Royal Commission

4th September 2013

This Media Statement should assist to clarify that Girl Guides is eager to cooperate with the Royal Commission that currently there are no known incidents of child sexual abuse within Girl Guides and that Girl Guides is a separate organisation…

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The World We Want for Girls

19th August 2013

Girl Guides across Australia are calling on their leaders to advocate that the United Nations include outcomes to empower girls and women and achieve gender equality in its “Post 2015” development goals. With some 10 million colleagues and friends in…

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New Chief Commissioner for Girl Guides Australia

12th August 2013

The Board of Girl Guides Australia (GGA) met on Saturday 10 August 2013 to elect the next Chief Commissioner. The Board were delighted with the quality of applicants who nominated to fulfil this crucial role in Australian Guiding. The Board…

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Guides Say Survey reveals alarming concerns for young Australian girls

7th February 2013

Minister for the Status of Women in Australia, Kate Ellis and leading journalist Mia Freedman will this month announce the findings of the Australian Guides Say 2010 survey. The new findings have highlighted the views of young Australian women and…

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Negotiators at Rio+20 awarded with Girl Guide badge

28th June 2012

PRESS RELEASE Negotiators at Rio+20 awarded with Girl Guide badge The pride glowing in her eyes, she stands a little straighter and grows just an inch or two. As she gets her badge presented, she cannot help but smile. The…

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Girl Guides from Australia to speak out against climate change at COP 16 in Mexico

10th June 2010

Australian Guides Christine MacRae, from Canberra, and Bronwyn Hughes, from Thirroul NSW, are two of fifteen remarkable young women from 11 countries across the globe who will form the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts’ (WAGGGS) youth delegation…

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