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CLOSED: Applications for Getting into Governance 2018

23rd November 2017

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Getting into Governance is a new program from Girl Guides Australia to support and skill young women, aged 16 to 24, to get into boardrooms and press for meaningful change. The program will commence in February…

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CLOSED: Applications for Chief Commissioner

9th November 2017

  APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Girl Guides Australia re-opened the application process for the role of Chief Commissioner, to commence 1 January 2018. The role of Chief Commissioner is to lead Guiding in Australia and ensure the proper governance and…

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National Team Report – November 2017

1st November 2017

For this report, we would like to adopt a different format and share our top 10 learnings from the 36th World Conference, held in India in September: Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting is growing around the world! There are now…

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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

The survey has now closed and we would like to extend a thank you to everyone who participated – your assistance in providing feedback is very appreciated. The Adult membership survey closed on Monday 6 November and provided the opportunity…

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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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