Our local history is important, and this is an opportunity to learn more about it Through this badge you will learn more about your own community and Australia history and how Scouting has played a part in this history.
Youth members of the Cub Scout Section are eligible to earn and wear the Faith Awareness Badge. The badge may be earned at any time whilst in the Cub Scout Section.
Badge Adviser: The Badge Adviser will be called a Religious Adviser. The Religious Adviser may be a Minister of Religion, Priest, Rabbi, Lay Helper or religious equivalent. A Religious Adviser of the Cub Scout's choice should test the badge.
Messengers of Peace is a global initiative, launched by the World Organisation of the Scouting Movement (WOSM), based on the WOSM slogan of Creating a Better World. Envisioned in 2010 by His Majesty King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia and His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, its aim is to create a better world globally by acting locally. Through the Messengers of Peace Online Platform, it aims to connect people from every National Scouting Organisation (NSO) through the sharing of peace projects.
This award was introduced in the year 2000 for all members of Scouts Australia, with the intention of raising the level of awareness of youth members about our Veterans and providing Scout members with an opportunity to actively participate in the 'Their Service - Our Heritage' program.
This is an annual award and is achieved each year with the year commencing on 25th April. The badge will have a different coloured edging each year.
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