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National Redress Scheme

01 Nov 2018

Scouts SA have been formally declared a participant in the National Redress Scheme

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YPR Groups 2019

30 Oct 2018

Applications are open for 15-20 Groups to start rolling our the new Youth Program in 2019

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Scouts Australia's Apology

05 Oct 2018

Today, on Friday the 5th October 2018, Scouts Australia apologised to survivors of child sexual abuse in Scouting. Making this apology is part of Scouts Australia’s commitment to acknowledge and address the harm that some of its members have suffered through Scouting.

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Child Protection

Scouts Australia has developed a best practice Child Protection policy in conjunction with the Government and Childwise

All of our Leaders are police checked with SAPOL and undertake Child Protection training as part of the extensive accredited Scout training program.

Click here to download the most update version of our National Child Protection Policy.

For further information please call our Volunteer Support manager, Adam Willis at Scout Headquarters on 08 81306000 or freecall 1800SCOUTS.

 

Incident Report Process - Child Protection

Any person suspecting that abuse has occurred may seek confidential advice directly from the Child Abuse Reportline or Scout Headquarters.

Child Abuse Reportline Phone: 131 478 (24 Hours)

Scout Headquarters Business Hours:  (08) 8130 6000

Scouts Headquarters outside business hours
Call the Branch Incident Reportline (08) 8378 2412

Report must be made to Child Abuse Reportline and to Scouts Australia (SA Branch)

Reports can be made anonymously

No person should dissuade another from reporting an incident, or suspicion of, child abuse