Awarded to

National Redress Scheme

01 Nov 2018

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


YPR Groups 2019

30 Oct 2018

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


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.


Scouts SA 2018 AGM

 Incoming President Paul Dickson APM congratulates Graham Coates on his retirement as President of the Scouts SA Branch Executive Committee. 


A very successful, Scout Association of Australia, South Australian Branch Inc (Scouts SA) AGM was held on Friday 13th July at the Scout Deck at our Titanium Security Arena which was attended by some 160 members and one of our patrons, Rear Admiral the Honourable Kevin Scarce AC CSC RAN (Rtd)and his wife Liz Scarce. 

The business of the meeting was to adopt the Annual report and the financials, elect office bearers and members to the Branch Executive Committee (BEC) , appoint Life Members and Auditors.

This was a special AGM as we farewelled President Graham Coates who has served on the Association's BEC for 14 years, 7 of which were as President. We wish Graham well in his next Scouting endeavour and thank him for his leadership of the BEC.   

Annual Report

The 2017-2018 Annual Report is available here 

Full Audited Financials 2017-2018

The full financials for 2017-2018 are available here

The 2018-19 Branch Executive Committee

Thank you to all nominees for the 5 positions that were vacant for election at this AGM.

The newly elected BEC Office Bearers and members join existing members to form the 2018-2019 BEC;

President - Paul Dickson APM

Vice President - Jan Turbil

Chief Commissioner - Harry Long

Janis Bates, James Carter, Andrew McCauley, Josh Smart, Gemma Wood and  

Greg Warnes.

The Branch thanks outgoing member Cherryl Brady for her contribution to the Branch through her position on the BEC.


Nominations for Life Membership

The Branch may confer Membership of the Branch for life upon any person who has given Distinguished Service to the Movement in South Australia. Life Members are appointed at the Annual General Meeting following recommendation by the Branch Executive Committee.
This year two Life Members were appointed, Sandy Ellis, DC Torrens District and Jan Harvey , Committee Treasurer. Beadell District.

Sandy Ellis, DC Torrens District


Jan Harvey, Beadell District 


Appointment of Auditors

We are pleased to announce that Pitcher Partners have been re-appointed as the auditors of our Association for their third year with us. Thank you Pitcher Partners! 




The evening concluded with some wonderful fellowship. (Below - Some of our awesome performing arts team)