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

30th July 2019

  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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Happy World Thinking Day 2019

22nd February 2019

World Thinking Day is 22nd of February every year. It is a day to celebrate the opportunities Girl Guiding gives girls and young women to be the best they can be. With 10 million members in 150 countries around the…

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#WTD2019 #TimeToLead

5th February 2019

Something for the girls … Be inspired by the history of our Guiding!  Did you know that Girl Guides began in 1909 when a group of girls turned up to the Boy Scout rally at Crystal Palace and asked to…

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Juliette Low Seminar – Applications CLOSED

21st December 2018

EDITED:   Thank you to all those who have applied to participate in the Juliette Low Seminar later this year.  Applications are now closed.  Everyone who has applied will be contacted in due course.   JULIETTE LOW SEMINAR 2019 – APPLICATIONS…

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