Awarded to

Adult Recognition Awards 2020

01 Aug 2020

Scouts Australia (SA Branch) would like to recognise the outstanding achievement and contributions to the Scouting Movement, of Leaders and Supporters of Scouting who have been awarded Adult Recognition Awards on 1 August.


Join Scouts 2020

10 Dec 2019

Vacancies exist for Scouting in 2020! Come and join in our adventure!


The adventure continues!

10 Dec 2019

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


Our People

Scouts SA has a dynamic leadership team of Volunteers, Board members, Patrons and Staff. Their combined function is to support the more than 7000 youth and adults who enjoy the daily fun, learning and adventure that is Scouting.

Please meet the team.


Chief Scout - His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia (more)







Scouts SA is honoured by the special patronage of the following prominent South Australians

  • Mr Robert Champion de Crespigny AC
  • Major General Neil Wilson AM, RFD
  • Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd)


Branch Executive Committtee


Paul Dickson APM LEM - President 

James Carter - Vice President 


Jan Turbill - Chief Commissioner

And in Alphabetical Order



Kathryn Affleck





Janis Bates



Sue Hill



Wendy Kirk



 Josh Smart


  Jacqui Wall



Dan Ryan CEO 


Chief Commissioner - Jan Turbill



Deputy Chief Commissioner

  • Chris Wise

Assistant Chief Commissioners

  • Adventurous Scout Activities - John Lowrie

  • Group Support - Greg Warnes

  • Resources - Marlene Haese

  • Training & Program Support - Simon Frederick

  • Youth Advocacy - Hannah Bourne and Rebekah Hobbs 

  • Youth Program - Chris Wise



Chief Executive Officer - Dan Ryan





  • Administration - Angela Marino

  • Finance - Tania Hayward

  • Marketing - Kathrine Hastwell

  • IT & Membership - Chris Wise

  • Operations - Steve Hastwell

  • Property - Grant Fergusson

  • Retail - James McLaren

  • Scout Recycling Centre - Warren Stone

  • Volunteer Support - Adam Williss

  • Risk and Compliance - Mark Jentsch

  • Woodhouse Activity Centre - James Sellers