2020 WAGGGS Advocacy Champions – Apply Now!

4th November 2019

  Do you want to be a global advocate and champion the rights of girls and young women?  If so apply now to be part of WAGGGS’ 2020 network of Advocacy Champions! This is a unique opportunity for Girl Guides…

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International Day of the Girl 2019

11th October 2019

  11 October is International Day of the Girl. Each year, WAGGGS and member organisations celebrate with our #TeamGirl campaign and a new focus. For 2019, the global theme for International Day of the Girl is #GirlForce – Unscripted and Unstoppable.…

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Girl Guides Australia Patrons

3rd October 2019

  Girl Guides Australia are pleased to announce that His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley have commenced joint patronage of Girl Guides Australia as of August 2019. We welcome the…

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Girl Guides Australia backs the ICC Women’s and Men’s T20 World Cup 2020

30th July 2019 1

  Girl Guides Australia is pleased to announce that we will be supporting the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s and Men’s T20 World Cups being hosted by Australia in 2020. It is an exciting time for girls and young women and…

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Let’s look at going plastic-free!

19th July 2019

In plastic-free July, take a minute to think about the plastic straw you are using, the pre-packaged fruit and vegetables or the plastic wrapped sandwiches for your lunch. What will happen to all this plastic once you throw it away?…

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Videos For Change – Could your video make a difference?

9th July 2019

Girl Guides is about making a difference and here’s an opportunity for girls currently in Years 7 to 12 to raise awareness about a social issue they feel passionate about. Videos for Change  challenge young people from Years 7 to 12…

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Nikki Van Dijk, JEEP and Girl Guides Australia “Make a Wave”

5th April 2019

Nikki Van Dijk is an Australian world surfing champion, who participates in the World Surf League and is one of four global JEEP ambassadors.  In 2019 the JEEP ambassador program commenced a new social initiative, “Make A Wave”, whereby each…

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Welcome Trish Manten as our new Chief Executive Officer

22nd March 2019 1

Trish will work alongside our Chief Commissioner, Rosemary Derwin and the Chair of the Board, Janet Torney to lead the successful implementation of agreed priorities and plans and drive the strategic goals of GGA. Experienced at leading multi-cultural and multi-regional…

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Happy International Women’s Day

8th March 2019 1

Girl Guides Australia know that #BalanceForBetter is the only way! Girl Guides has been empowering girls and young women with leadership and life skills for more than 100 years. The confidence and experiences built from enjoying fun with Guiding friends…

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Be a part of International Women’s Day 2019

6th March 2019

  Better the balance, better the world International Women’s Day takes place every year on 8 March.   It is a day of global significance when we celebrate the social, cultural, political and economic achievements of women worldwide.   It is also…

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