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New Vice President - James Carter

20 May 2020

Following the appointment of former Vice President, Jan Turbill to Chief Commissioner, James Carter has been elected Vice President from now until the AGM in August. Congratulations James!

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Our Chief Commissioner's address re COVID-19 addresses

24 Apr 2020

Listen to our Chief Commissioner, Jan Turbill lead you through our plans to be a stronger organisation on the other side of COVID-19

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Scouting From Home

14 Apr 2020

Find out how you can join Scouting, share in some of our awesome activities or discover what your friends have been raving about.

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Scouts SA appoints it's 19th Chief Commissioner

02 Apr 2020

Welcome Jan, Farewell Harry! Scouts SA is proud to announce Jan Turbill has been appointed as our 19th Chief Commissioner. Jan succeeds Harry Long who has devoted his life to Scouting and education and has served as our Chief for the last 5 years.

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The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

Do you have the post AJ2019 Blues? There is plenty of adventure still to be found!

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Donations to Projects

Scouts is a non-profit organisation that is self-funded.

As As a volunteer organisation, every dollar helps to keep programs going, towards the maintenance of the buildings and equipment, and encourage others to also contribute.

Donations to the Scout Group are tax deductible.

If you donate to the Group, you can designate how the funds shall be used. These donations can not be associated with individuals unless the Group recognises that as a supportable cause. However, most donations should be to the benefit of the whole Group or at least one Section. Donations can be in the form of cash or equipment or professional time that otherwise the group would have to pay for. It can include training of leaders, consumables used by the Group and provision of professional advice. Receipts for cash domations will include a certification of the donation as tax deductable from the ATO.

Sponsorships

The Group also encourages local businesses to sponsor the Group in its various projects. These usually take the form of a directed cash payment or donation of needed materials to the Group towards some tangible asset. In return the Group will provide some exposure to it community of that sponsorship. For example, a local electrician might offer professional labour for free to do work that the Group needs done. In return the Group may display signs advertising that business around the hall, in its newsletter and other appropriate locations.