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Our Cabana – 2017 Earthquake Relief

17th October 2017

  On September 20th, an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 on the Richter scale shook Mexico.  Although everyone at Our Cabana is safe and well, there has been significant property damage. María José Proaño Ordóñez, World Centre Manager says in an…

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Australian Girls’ Views on Gender Equality

12th October 2017

To gain an insight into what girls have to say about gender inequality in our society and political system, Plan International Australia commissioned a survey of 1,742 Australian girls aged 10 to 17 years old. The aim of the survey…

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International Day of the Girl 2017 #TEAMGIRL

11th October 2017

International Day of the Girl Child (Day of the Girl) is celebrated annually on 11 October to highlight issues concerning the gender inequality facing young girls.  Since 2012,  the International Day of the Girl aims to highlight and address the needs…

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National Team Report – October 2017

3rd October 2017

  The Girl Guides Australia (GGA) delegation has just arrived home after a very busy and eventful World Conference in India and will provide a comprehensive report in the next report.   Earlier in September, GGA hosted a very successful…

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Interested in a volunteer role at WAGGGS? Working Groups and Committee Nominations call out!

28th September 2017

 Nominations are now being taken for WAGGGS Working Groups and Committees in anticipation of the commencement of the 2018-2020 Triennium.   All Member Organisations have been invited to nominate qualified individuals to serve on committees and working groups. To find out…

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CLOSED Call out for assistance! Take part in a ‘LEADERSHIP’ survey on Guiding!

26th September 2017

SURVEY NOW CLOSED! Thank you to everyone who has taken part.  Your assistance is very appreciated.   Can you assist one of our members in her MBA – and equally provide important feedback to our organisation – by taking part…

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Applications are now open for the Getting into Governance program

6th September 2017

This program is open to young women aged 16-24, both members and non-members of Australian Girl Guiding. For more information about the program and how to apply, go to Getting into Governance Applications close on 5 November 2017. 

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National Team Report – September 2017

1st September 2017

Girl Guides Australia hosted three WAGGGS representatives here in Australia for a WAGGGS triennium partnership visit.  Natasha Hendrick (Deputy Chair of WAGGGS World Board), Minor Yuda (World Board member) and Karen Chatto (WAGGGS representative – stepping in at the last…

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National Team Report – August 2017

1st August 2017

We have heard fantastic reports from the variety of Girl Guides attending great international events over the northern hemisphere summer – from Norway to Iceland, and closer to home in Thailand at our Olave Program Three Barges Project.  And we…

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National Team Report – July 2017

1st July 2017

Girl Guides Australia recently won the national “What’s on 4 Kids Awards” for Best School Aged Activity Award. The Awards night was in Brisbane and GGQ CEO Paul Nicholls and State Commissioner Velia Nicholls attended on behalf of GGA. We…

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