Have you registered for Clean Up Australia Day?

16th January 2018

Last year, 792 Youth Groups  across Australia participated in Youth Clean Up Day, making a real difference to our environment and local communities. Over a quarter of these groups were Girl Guides – 209 Units joined in. Clean Up Australia…

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Commonwealth Games Challenge 2018

9th January 2018

To celebrate the Commonwealth Games that is being held on the Gold Coast from  4–15 April this year, a Commonwealth Games Challenge has been developed.  The Challenge is for all Guides and their leaders. This Challenge was first suggested by several…

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Girl Guides South Australia State Office is on the move!

6th December 2017

Girl Guides South Australia are excited to announce that their State office  is moving to a new location in Henley Beach early next year and the Norwood office will be closing. Please note the following dates in your calendar for…

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Rosemary Derwin

2018 Acting Chief Commissioner – Rosemary Derwin

30th November 2017 1

The Girl Guides Australia Board are pleased to to announce that Rosemary Derwin has been appointed as the Acting Chief Commissioner of Girl Guides Australia and Chair of the Girl Guides Australia Board from 1 January 2018 for a maximum term…

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International Volunteers Day – 5 Dec 2017

28th November 2017

In 1985 the United Nations designated 5 December to be an international observance day to recognise and acclaim the power and potential of volunteers.   This day gives us the opportunity to gain awareness and understanding of the importance of volunteers…

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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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