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Useful Links

Links correct and working as at 31/Aug/2008.
 
Our Scout Group Patron - The Hon Craig Kelly MP
Our Scouting District - Yaroona District
Our Scouting Region - South Metropolitan Region
Our State Scouting Branch - Scouts NSW
Our National Scouting Organisation - Scouts Australia
World Organisation of the Scout Movement - WOSM
Insurance Scouts NSW insurance details, including public liability certificate.

SCOUTING RESOURCES

Australian State Branches

ACT Scouts Australian Capital Territory.
NSW Scouts New South Wales.
NT Scouts Northern Territory.
QLD Scouts Queensland.
SA Scouts South Australia.
TAS Scouts Tasmania.
VIC Scouts Victoria.
WA Scouts Western Australia.

New South Wales Branch Resources

FORMS Paper work for NSW Leaders.
Halls and Campsites Directory of NSW Scout properties for hire.
Insurance Scouts NSW insurance details, including public liability certificate.

New South Wales Scout Regions

Golden West - no web site.
Greater Western Sydney
Hume
Hunter and Coastal
North Coast - no web site.
North West - no web site.
Riverina - no web site.
South Coast and Tablelands - no web site.
South Metropolitan
Sydney North Region

Australian Scouting Resources

Australian Scout Magazine A national magazine produced by Scouts Victoria from the contributions of Leaders and Scouts throughout Australia.
Australian Scouting Resources
Guides Australia
Guides NSW & ACT
Snowgum Supplies for Scouting, including badges and uniforms.
Yahoo Australian Cub Scouts Australian Cub Scout Leaders talk group.
Yahoo Scouting Directory on Yahoo Australia.

International Scouting Resources

Cub Scout.Net US Resource
KIDS.net.au Australian youth friendly directory of international Scouting resources.
JOTA / JOTI  World Scout Jamboree On The Air / Internet.
JOTT World Scout Jamboree On The Trail.
Pen Pals World wide Scouting pen pals.
Pine Tree Web UK site with lots info about Lord Baden-Powell and Scouting history.
Scout Net A search engine specific to Scouting.
ScoutLink.net Supervised chatting for Scouts worldwide.
Scouts Own UK Resource.
Scouter Network US site claims to be "the largest Scouting directory anywhere" with over 12,000 links.
Scouting The Net   A US portal for the Scouting community.
The Scouting Dictionary   Translate Scouting terms.
The Scouting Way A US resource of personal stories about Scouting values.
UK Scouting Resources UK Cub Scout Leader project.
US Scouting Resources US Scouting service project.

Youth Resources

Boys Forward QLD organisation helping to understand and enrich boys lives.
Guidelines for Children's use of the Internet
Kids Health promotes the health, well-being and development of young people.
Life Stages NSW Health resources for children and youth.
Youth.NSW NSW Government web site for young people and workers in the youth field.

Bushwalking

The Great Kai Mia Way Local bush walks. 
Bardens Bush A bushwalkers guide to the Bardens Creek track at Lucas Heights. 

Camping

Aussie Camping Find camping and caravan parks. 
Camping.com.au Find camping and caravan parks. 
Camp Recipes Outdoor cooking.
Guides Properties Guides NSW campgrounds and accommodation.
Halls and Campsites Directory of NSW Scout properties for hire.
NPWS NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service camp grounds.
State Forests Camping in NSW State Forests.
Ultimate Camp Resource  US summer camp resource, by and for camp people.

Citizenship Topic - some groups that help people

Ambulance Ambulance Service of NSW.
Cancer The Cancer Council Australia.
CARE CARE Australia.
CareFlight NRMA CareFlight
Fire NSW Fire Brigades.
Humour Humour Foundation - Clown Doctors.
Kids Under Cover Building homes for homeless and at-risk children.
Police NSW Police Service.
Red Cross Australian Red Cross.
RFDS The Royal Flying Doctor Service.
RFS NSW Rural Fire Service
SES NSW State Emergency Services.

Food Handling

Food Standards Australia   Fact sheets for charities and community organisations covering topics such as food handling, camping and sausage sizzles.

Fundraising

Fundraising Ideas Australian ideas.
OZ Fundraising More Australian ideas.

GPS Games

Degree Confluence Project  - aims to visit each of the latitude and longitude integer degree intersections around the world.
Geocaching   - an entertaining game for GPS users.

Knotting & Construction Topic

Animated Knots Very comprehensive.
Aust Scouting Resources Index of knots and lashings.
Boat Owners World Good index to knotting sites.
Knots Gallery Good animations on how to tie knots.
RealKnots   Good index to other knot sites.
Siege-Engine.com How to build a real ballista.
UK Scouting Resources Index of knots and lashings.

School & Public Holidays

NSW Board Of Studies  NSW school term dates and public holidays.
DoE&T NSW Department of Education and Training - calendars.
OoIR NSW Office of Industrial Relations - calendars and public holidays.

Weather    

Sutherland Sutherland Shire automatic weather station with live updates every 5 mins; plus links to forecasts and radar images.
BOM Australian Government Bureau of Meterology.