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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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2018 Acting Chief Commissioner – Rosemary Derwin

30th November 2017 2

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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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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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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PAX LODGE, UK – Journey through London & Your London Adventure

30th June 2016

Journey Through London is a week long summer event for girls to discover London with other members of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, participate in a community service project, and celebrate the international spirit of the movement in the city…

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2018 Jamboree survey call out!

29th June 2016

The Planning Committee for Jamboree 2018 are seeking input from members (youth and adult) regarding program aspects of the Jamboree.   They are offering Guides and Leaders the opportunity to respond to questions which will help in the initial planning…

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