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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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World Mission Statement

The mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people, through a value system based on the Scout Promise and Law, to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.

This is achieved by

- involving them throughout their formative years in a non-formal educational process
- using a specific method that makes each individual the principal agent in his or her development as a self-reliant, supportive, responsible and committed person
- assisting them to establish a value system based upon spiritual, social and personal principles as expressed in the Promise and Law.

A Mission Statement for Scouting

For the first time ever, a statement on the mission of Scouting was adopted at the 35th World Scout Conference in Durban, 1999.

The Mission Statement is the result of a 3-year thinking process which has taken place throughout the Scout Movement. It aims to reaffirm Scouting's role in society by answering two fundamental questions: "Scouting for what?" and "Scouting for whom?"

The National Executive Committee of Scouts Australia has adopted the above mission statement