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Why Does A Program Review Need To Review The Scout Promise and Law?

December 12th, 2015 by YPR Team

In amongst the enormous debate that has occurred in recent weeks around Scouts Australia’s investigation into the possibilities of changing the Scout Promise and Scout Law, a number of consistent themes came out. This debate, played out mainly in the Scouts Australia Facebook Group, followed the publication of an emotive article, initially in the Murdoch range of Sunday newspapers, about the proposals that the Youth Program Review put to members as part of an ongoing consultation regarding the possibilities for a renewed Scout Promise and Law.


Age Sections Consultation – Thank You

October 10th, 2015 by YPR Team

Consultation on the proposed age sections models for the future youth program has closed and the YPR Coordinating Team thanks you for taking the time to submit your thoughts. Our job now is to work through all the responses to get an understanding of the memberships feelings on issues such as linking flexibility, what opportunities… Read More


Rate Your Section, Age Sections Surveys: Closing soon!

September 17th, 2015 by Luke McIvor

Early August saw the release of a number of consultative surveys for Scouts Australia’s Youth Program Review (YPR). Ensuring Scouts Australia remains a relevant youth organisation into the future, the YPR has been collecting members’ opinions on: Age Section Models; and Current Practices within Scouting Sections. After receiving responses from a diverse range of members,… Read More


Consultation on the Promise and Law

September 1st, 2015 by YPR Team

As a valued member of Scouting who made our existing Promise, and live by the existing Scout Law, we want to hear from you As Australian society is rapidly moving forward, we need to continuously consider how Scouting should also evolve, and ensure as many young Australians as possible can feel included in our Movement. Through talking to… Read More