Media Releases

Jamboree on the Air Encourages Australian Youth in STEM

19th October 2017

Over ten thousand Australian Scouts and Girl Guides will be tuning in, or logging onto the one million-participant 60th World Jamboree on the Air, and 21st Jamboree on the Internet this weekend, commencing the 21st of October. One hundred and fifty stations will…

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Girl Guides Tackling Gender Equality at Parliament House

3rd August 2017

Delegates to Discuss Women’s Concerns with Parliamentarians SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Girl Guides Australia will be at Federal Parliament House on September 6 to make their voice heard on issues that are important for Australian girls and young women. Guiding at the…

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Victorian Girl Guides in Medieval Adventure

13th July 2017

There might not be much snoozing when hundreds of girls from around Victoria visit Kryal Castle near Ballarat for the annual Snoozefest on the 29th of July. Snoozefest provides Girl Guides with a weekend adventure and learning activities that are sure…

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Girl Guide Biscuits More Than a Tasty Treat on National Biscuit Day

9th May 2017

Girl Guides across Australia will be selling biscuits on May 20th as part of National Biscuit Day to raise money to support girls and young women locally and across the country. All funds raised enable Girl Guides Australia to provide programs…

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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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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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