ALQPAustralian Leadership and Qualification Program
AGPAustralian Guide Program
BPLord Baden-Powell, our Founder
Code of ConductRequirements to which all Adult Members must adhere
District Support TeamTeam of adults in a District, including Leaders and non-members who wish to support Guiding
District MeetingMeeting of Unit Leaders with the District Manager
District Team GatheringGathering of all Adult Members of the District Team plus Junior Leaders
FounderLord Baden-Powell
Girl GuideAny girl or woman who has made the Girl Guide Promise
Guide LinesPolicy, organisation and rules of Girl Guides Australia
Junior LeaderFinancial Youth Member, aged fourteen to seventeen years, developing their leadership skills through a commitment to a Unit of younger Girl Guides.
Lady BPLady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide
LeaderWoman aged eighteen years committed to the principles of Girl Guiding, who has completed a GGA Leadership Qualification and is appointed to a leadership role.
Leadership QualificationGGA qualification for Unit Leaders and Assistant Unit Leaders
MentorAn experienced Leader or Manager specially trained to assist new Leaders or Managers become qualified
LICLeader-in-Charge of a Girl Guiding event or activity
Management QualificationGGA Management Qualification for District Managers, Assistant District Managers, Region Managers and Assistant Region Managers
NONational Office
Olave ProgramFramework for members aged eighteen to thirty years to engage in opportunities for personal challenge through a flexible network, with a focus on service
PassportQualification Passport – the learning workbook for completing a Leadership, Management or Learning & Development Qualification
PatrolA group of Girl Guides formed within a Unit, usually with four to six girls
Promise and LawPrinciples of Girl Guiding
Promise CeremonyCeremony at which a girl, Leader or other adult female member makes her Girl Guide Promise
Region gatheringMeeting of Region members
Region meetingMeeting of District Managers and other members of the Region team with the Region Manager
Resource LeaderQualified Leader specialising in one or more areas of the program
State CommissionerResponsible for all Girl Guiding in the State
Subs/Unit subscriptionA monetary contribution to Unit funds
Support GroupTeam of adults within a District who wish to support Girl Guiding but are not members
Thinking Day FundEstablished to support and promote Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting throughout the world wherever the need is greatest; administered by the World Bureau
TrainerLeader holding a GGA Learning & Development Qualification and appointed as a Trainer
Trefoil GuildAn adult section of the organisation that links female members of Girl Guiding and Scouting who have made their Girl Guide Promise and that gives support to Girl Guiding and the community
UnitGroup of Girl Guides of varying age groups/interests
Unit HelperFemale member who assists the Unit Leader in a part-time capacity
Unit LeaderAdult working in a leadership role within a Unit and holding the Unit Leadership Qualification
WAGGGSWorld Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts
World Chief GuideLady Baden-Powell
World Thinking Day22 February – special day worldwide in Girl Guiding to celebrate the joint birthdays of Lord and Lady Baden-Powell
Youth MemberGirl Guides aged five up to eighteen years




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