Awarded to

SA Scout - Summer 2018

01 Mar 2018

SA Scout Summer issue is out now! Check it out online or in your letterbox soon!


Check out our new Television Commercial

20 Dec 2017


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




Graham Coates (President)

  • Graham Coates - President
  • Paul Dickson APM - Vice President
  • Harry Long - Chief Commissioner
  • James Carter
  • Simon Frederick
  • Andrew McCauley
  • Josh Smart
  • Jan Turbill
  • Greg Warnes




Chief Commissioner - Harry Long




Assistant Chief Commissioners

  • Adventurous Scout Activities - John Lowrie
  • Districts - Sean Bragg
  • Leader Development - John Derbyshire
  • Operations and Projects - Bill Field
  • Youth Program - Chris Wise


Chief Executive Officer - Dan Ryan





  • Administration - Angela Marino
  • Finance - Tania Hayward
  • Marketing - Kathrine Hastwell
  • Membership, HR and Information Technology - 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