Grey Kangaroo

The Grey Kangaroo Award is for Good Service for the State, National or International.   The descriptor and delegations guideline is in the table below.

To make a nomination please complete this form AW.13 Australian Adult Good Service Award Nomination Form


TitleGrey Kangaroo Award
Scope of RecognitionGood service at State, National, World
  • Recipients of this Award have shown themselves to provide sustained Good Service that makes major demands on their time and resources.
  • They provide support for others at the strategic level in a specific area.
  • They serve their Guiding community in a way that extends their skills.
  • By extending their skills they consolidate their ongoing service to GGA.
  • Organisationally they provide strategic leadership within their appointed area of responsibility.
  • Those recognised with the Grey Kangaroo Award are a role model to Guides, volunteers and the local community, consistently living the Promise and Law and abiding by the Code of Conduct.
Who can make the nomination for an Adult Member to receive this award?Any Adult Member of a SGGO or an individual member of GGA.

Who can approve

this nomination?

The relevant Manager, Chairperson, or Commissioner of the nominee who has the most relevant and recent knowledge and awareness of their skill and capacity and service given
Who assesses the nomination?

State Awards Committee

National Awards Committee

Who approves the


Due to the significance of this award, formal approval after the assessment by Awards Committees is sought from the State or National Board as per their Governance Arrangements.

For National Emu Awards, approval will be through the GGA HR Committee with endorsement from the Board of GGA.


Metal Badge with Certificate and Citation

The Grey Kangaroo

gold bar with a navy edged circle depicting a silver kangaroo on a cream background

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