Young Women’s Forum

The Young Women’s Forum is a consultative and reference group for Girl Guides Australia, providing input, feedback and guidance to decision making nationally.

The Forum is a network of young women aged between 16 and 30 years who amplify the voice of girls and young women and provides opportunities for further skill development.

The Assistant Chief Commissioner (Young Women) acts as Chair, with support from the National Coordinator (Olave Program).

Current Young Women’s Forum Members:

Alexandra (Lexie) O’Brien, Girl Guides Western Australia 

Ashleigh Hansen, Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT

Charlotte Weatherall, Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT

Charlotte Vink, Girl Guides South Australia

Chloe Bensberg-Corcoran, Girl Guides Victoria

Francesca Backhouse, Girl Guides Tasmania

Laura Ives-Hicks, Girl Guides Western Australia 

Lucy Jakob-Boyle, Girl Guides Western Australia 

Lucia McAlister, Girl Guides NSW, ACT & NT

Zoe De Paola, Girl Guides Victoria

To get in contact with the Forum or to find out more please email



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