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  • Welcome to Scouts Australia's new Chief Commissioner

    Recently our Chief Commissioner, Brendan Watson, paid a quick visit to Government House, Canberra, to join fellow Chief Commissioners for the investiture of the new Chief Commissioner of Australia, Phil Harrison. Phil, who first joined Scouting as Cub...

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  • Scouts Australia opt in to National Redress Scheme

    Many of you will have heard news of an announcement today pertaining to a number of organisations opting into the proposed National Redress Scheme including Scouts Australia. Scouts Victoria as one of the eight Branches, has agreed “in principle” to opting...

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  • Scouts Victoria to work with Port Phillip EcoCentre

    On Tuesday night, 1st/14th Brighton were joined by Martin Foley MP, Cr Bernadene Voss, Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Bay Keeper Neil Blake and members of the local community at the Port Phillip EcoCentre. Our Groups will survey the levels of litter...

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  • No Leader is left out at AJ2019

    Leaders from ANY Section can be part of the AJ2019 fun – so can Venturers and Rovers! We’ve got a variety of roles on offer, and we’ve got a role to suit everyone! Sign up to be part of the action ...

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  • National Volunteer Week

    This week is National Volunteer Week so Scouts Victoria would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate our many wonderful volunteers. We wouldn't be the organisation we are today without you, and the countless hours you put in each and...

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  • Joey Scout Promise Challenge

    A big congratulations to all our Joeys (and Cubs) who were presented their Joey Scout Promise Challenge badge over the weekend. Youth members and their families from across the State gathered at Wallan Scout Hall to celebrate this great achievement for...

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  • 66th Melbourne Gang Show

    Have you booked your tickets for Melbourne Gang Show yet? Melbourne Gang Show presents “Greenies, Geeks and the Gods” at the The Besen Centre, Burwood from Friday June 22 to Saturday June 30. Join us on a journey of self-discovery as Summer - a misfit...

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  • A new 'home' for 7th Ballarat Scout Group

    We are excited to announce that on Saturday (May 12) we acquired a Scout hall in Sebastopol (a suburb of Ballarat).  The local Polish Association had decided after more than 40 years, first fundraising for and then using the hall they built for their...

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  • Announcing the Scout Alpine Adventure Centre

    We are very aware of the increased emphasis on Outdoor Adventure Skills that form a significant part of the program for all youth members from Joey Scouts to Rovers. One of the areas is Alpine Adventure Skills. As many of you know we have two ski chalets...

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  • One week left to complete the Resilience Survey!

    While we have had a great response over the last few months regarding the Resilience Survey, more are most welcome! And with only one week left to complete the survey, now is the perfect time! Scout members aged 8 to 18 are eligible to complete the survey...

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  • Australian Scout Medallion Presentation

    Congratulations to all the Scouts who received their Australian Scout Medallions on Saturday! The ASM is the highest award in the Scout Section and can take the majority of a youth member’s time in Scouts to complete. It is a great personal achievement! For...

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  • It's Scout Month at Ritchies!

    This month is Scout Month at Ritchies! Stock up on Nestlé products throughout the month as five cents from every Nestlé product sold in May will be donated to Scouts! For more information including a list of included products, check out the Ritchies...

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  • ANZAC Day 2018

    Today we remember those who served our country, and reflect upon the sacrifice they made. We are honoured to be a part of many services across the State, where our members are paying their respects along with their communities.Check out the gallery below...

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  • Have you completed the Resilience Survey?

    Thank you to all those youth members (aged 8 to 18) who have taken the time to complete the survey, and to those Leaders who encouraged them to do so. The survey will measure Scouting’s contribution to the development of resilience in young people and...

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  • New Scout ID partner - Otway Fly Treetop Adventures

    Scouts receive discounted entry to Otway Fly Treetop Adventures! Scouts Victoria members can now simply wear their Scout uniform and/or show their Scout ID card at admission to receive a special discounted ticket – no minimum group size needed!  Otway...

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