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Creating a Child Safe Organisation

Girl Guides Victoria (GGV) fosters a unique, Girl-Led environment that helps girls flourish in their personal and social development. From weekly Unit meetings and overnight camps, to exploratory activities, both […]

Crossing ‘t’s, dotting ‘i’s: GGV Policies and Procedures Subcommittee

By Helen Reid, GGV Executive Board Member    Helen Reid reports on the Policy and Procedures Subcommittee, 6th August 2019. I’ve now attended a second Executive meeting and at each meeting […]

Celebrating Muriel Burns: 60 Years of Guiding

Muriel Burns, who celebrated her 100th birthday on the 17th of July, has been a Girl Guide for 60 years. Past Secretary of the Goulburn Valley Trefoil Guild, Marj Earl […]

Melton Girl Guides help grow the Melton Botanic Garden

How do you make a garden into a habitat? Just ask the Melton Girl Guides! These Girl Guides are getting involved at their local Botanic Garden thanks to a Landcare […]

Lynne Emblin reflects on her time as GGV State Commissioner

As elections for GGV’s new State Commissioner have recently opened, we caught up with departing Commissioner, Lynne Emblin OAM to chat about her time in the role. Lynne assumed the role […]

What Does a GGV Executive Board Member Do?

By Helen Reid, GGV Executive Board Member    In late May at the GGV AGM I was elected to the GGV Executive Board. I have been on the Board in […]

Escape to Melbourne

Guides from the suburbs, regional, and rural areas traveled into Melbourne with Girl Guides Victoria for the awesome ‘Escape to the City’ camp. It was a great chance for the […]


NAIDOC week is a time to celebrate the many thousands of years of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture. You can join in local activities (just contact your local Aboriginal […]

Yarra City Girl Guides – Website Launch

The Yarra City Girl Guides Unit has launched a brand new website. Yarra City Girl Guides is a great way to meet new people and create life-long friendships. The unit […]

Vale to our Women of Note

Vale Rita Hartney A special Women of Note report for a special Woman of Note The lady with the beautiful smile, the colourful scarves and the ‘You’re Special’ badges has […]