National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Australia


Jargon Explained

ISGF:                      International Scout and Guide Fellowship

Is a worldwide organisation for adults in support of Scouting and Guiding and who want to strengthen the dialogue between communities through community-oriented projects worldwide.

It is open to former members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts WAGGGS and the World Organization of the Scout Movement  WOSM, and to adults who did not have the opportunity to be Scouts or Guides and active Scout/Guide leaders but who believe in their ideals.

Created in 1953 and supported by WOSM and WAGGGS, ISGF has National Scout and Guide Fellowships in 61 countries and more to follow. Furthermore, it is also represented in 39 countries with members (individuals or groups) of Central Branch


NSGFA:                   National Scout and Guide Fellowship of Australia

NSGF:                      National Scout and Guide Fellowship

WAGGGS:               World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts. A global organisation supporting female only Guiding and Scouting organisations. WAGGGS was established in 1928 and has 5 regions with 4 International Guiding centres. Australia is a member of the Asia Pacific Region. WOSM is WAGGGS counterpart organisation.   

WOSM:                   The World Organization of the Scout Movement. An International non-governmental organization composed of its recognised National Scout organisations. WOSM has five regions and Australia in the Asia-Pacific Region.