As well as all the fun Guides have with the girls in their Unit, they can also achieve many badges and even strive to attain the Peak Achievement Awards!


Girl Recognition System

There are lots of different badges you can earn as a reward for completing the challenges in the Girl Recognition System. 

You can choose to work towards any combination of:
Explore a Challenge
Create a Challenge
Achieve a Challenge
Discover a Challenge

Further Girl Recognition System information
You can find more information on these Badges in the Look Wide and Look Wider Still publications available from the Guide Shop. 
Look Wide & Look Wider Still - New Syllabi


The Peak Achievement Award for Guides is called the Queen’s Guide. The criteria for this can be found in the Aim High publication available in the Guide Shop.  

Further Awards information

The Queen's Guide Award must be completed by your 18th Birthday.

The Award is based on the Fundamentals of the Australian Guide Program:

Promise and Law
World Guiding
Guiding Traditions
Patrol System
Leadership Development

Queen's Guide focusses on challenges in six of these Fundamentals and you can challenge yourself at your highest personal level. Leadership Development is an ongoing process.

The Junior Baden Powell Award

The Junior BP Award is the Peak Achievement Award for girls aged 7+.  It aims to provide an extra challenge for guides within the six Fundamental areas of Guiding.  You may start this Award after your 7th Birthday.  

Here is an Information Booklet to help you achieve this Award.
Here is a Workbook so you can keep a record of your activities.

The Baden Powell Award

The BP Award is the Peak Achievement Award for girls aged 10+.  It aims to provide further challenges for guides in the six Fundamental areas of Guiding.  You may start this Award after your 10th Birthday.

Here is an Information Booklet  to help you achieve this Award.
When you have completed your BP Award your Leader should return this form to Guide Centre to order your badge and to register you for the Presentation Ceremony .

Badges - Junior BP, BP, Bronze Endeavour, Silver Endeavour

Your Leader can obtain the Junior BP, BP, Bronze and Silver Endeavour Badges from the Guide Shop using this form.

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The Queen’s Guide Award 

The Queen's Guide Award is the peak achievement award for youth members and provides an opportunity for extraordinary personal development and greater self-awareness.

You may start this Award after your 14th Birthday.  
Further Queen's Guide Award information.

A Girl's Guide to the Queen's Guide Award
GGV Information
GGV Queen’s Guide Registration 
GGV Peer Recommendation

The Badge Slip to purchase the badge from the Guide Shop will be sent to your Leader by the Queen’s Guide Coordinator.  There is both a metal badge and a cloth badge.

The Queen’s Guide Certificates are presented at a Ceremony at Government House.  To be eligible to attend this Ceremony guides need to complete all their challenges and have sent all their reports / information to the Queen’s Guide Coordinator by the end of July.  

QGA Contacts

Want to find out more or have a question?  
Queen's Guide Award Online Enquiry Form
Queen’s Guide Coordinator 

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