Important Notice Regarding Fees
We have introduced a new way for members to reduce their membership
fees. We appreciate that many of our new
members join because a Guiding friend introduced them and we would like to reward
them. From the start of 2017, the following will apply:
- If you are an existing Youth or Adult member and you introduce a
new Youth member, you will receive $15 off your next year’s membership
upon confirmation that they have paid their 2017 GGSA membership.
- If you are an existing Adult member and you introduce a new Adult
member (paying the $130 membership), you will receive $30 off your next
year’s membership (again, upon confirmation that they have paid their
2017 GGSA membership).
- In both cases, you can introduce multiple people and receive the
benefit multiple times. So if a youth member introduces 10 new members
they will receive enough discounts to make their 2018 membership free.
- Please note: Discounts will only be given to the maximum amount of
the membership fee. No discount will be given to cover the Starter
Pack for new youth members. Discounts are not given if the person
joining is simply late paying and therefore their membership has lapsed.
- Unit Subs (Subscriptions): In addition to yearly membership fees, a small fee may be collected weekly or by the term to cover local unit activities and equipment - this will vary from Unit to Unit.
- Handbook: Girls and Leaders will need to purchase a handbook. Separated into
age groups, derived from developmental stages (plus one generic handbook
for Leaders), the handbooks are designed to ensure success at every stage
of the Guiding journey. Jam-packed with fun ideas and new badge
challenges, these books are a wealth of information for Leaders and
trace a Guide’s journey.
- Events: Camps and outings are available at an extra fee. Leaders usually advise of these events early to allow you to budget for them. An average outdoor camp starts at around $70.00 for a weekend.
- Support Group: The Support Group may charge a levy to assist with maintenance costs and may reduce the amount of fundraising required.
- Leaders: Membership and uniform costs may be paid for in part by the District. Contact the District Manager for more details.
- Fundraising: Guides may also do fundraising activities at times to help with the above costs.
The Guide Uniform
A Uniform is worn by members all over Australia to create a sense of unity and to identify them as Guides. The Guide uniform includes polo shirts and a blue shirt (for teens) or a striped shirt (for adults) and are to be worn with navy pants. Black sneakers, closed-in shoes or sandals as appropriate are required for footwear. Youth members also wear a sash which displays badges they have achieved.
Other optional items available include jackets, hoodies, hats and bags. A complete list of available items, prices and ordering information can
be found in the GGA Uniform Information Booklet. This booklet also
provides a helpful sizing chart and information on uniform guidelines
and badge placement.
For more details or place an order please Contact the Guide Shop or Girl Guides South Australia.
Price list and order forms are available in MyGGSA (please note this link requires member log in)