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Hazelwood and Churchill (Victoria, Australia) local Girl Guide information noticeboard.

An A.N.Z.A.C. Experience Wide Game

The objective of this wide game is to teach the Guides something about what preparation the soldiers had on their way to Gallipoli during the First World War. The wide game itself was set out through the Guiding in Australia Magazine.

Since the soldiers traveled by sea their trainings had to carry on throughout the long weeks of the trip. So certain skills were practiced through out this time.

Pre teach the following skills to the Guides in the lead up to the Wide Game time.

  • Understand what the A.N.Z.A.C. acronym stands for.  What did the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps do?
  • Practice Semaphore and Morse Code.
  • Knots using square knots to make things.
  • First Aid and Slings.
  • Knots and lashings to make stretchers.
  • Pre-cook A.N.Z.A.C. biscuits
  • Learn how to make billy tea.

The wide game consists of the following Activities.

  1. Patrols aboard ship and Prepare for sailing.
  2. Staying fit whist on the ship
  3. Arrival at Mena Camp in Egypt.
  4. Further preperations for Turkey
  5. Landing at Galliopli.
  6. Settling in at Galliopli
  7. Surviving the trenches
  8. Decoy cricket
  9. Evacuation to Egypt.
  10. Back in Australia Now.
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April 25, 2010 Posted by | ANZAC, April, body, Bow line, Build, Care for, Challenge, Clove hitch, Construct, Create, Entertain, Explore, Feet, figure 8 stopper knot, Find out, Food, friendship, Gadgets, game, History games, mime, People, Physical, Plan, plan and visit, Practical, reef Knot, Rope, Round turn and 2 1/2 hitches, Self, sheet bend, Take part in, Try, Uncategorized, Understand, Visit., Wide Game, WW11 Servicemen and women | , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Global Action Theme is known as GAT

Global Action that has been ”Changing the World’ has been happening through out Girl Guide and Girl Scout programs for over 100 years. Action themes may have occurred on a World Wide basis involving the Regions of Guiding working together through our World Association of Girl guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) right down to just an individual question,action or activity sparking off a patrol activity that may lead to an International activity.  Global Action keeps occurring on a multitude of levels within Guiding.

As the members get older sometimes they move away from Guiding as their career develops or interests evolve, or they may stay within the movement, but the essence of having experienced the GAT is there. Typically Leaders bring into Guide program what they themselves enjoyed as a Youth member as well as what their interests and life skills are now.

The essence of service is still service. Over the years many form of service have been built on.  Different badges have been provided. The Guides have worked towards these with different service awareness and methods utilized.

So how is the GAT so successful? Simple really.  WAGGGS influences to have a voice and to listen.  Then to speak out, look at root causes and do projects.  While this occurs the Guides are learning.  And the life skills and interest circles are quietly going around still into the next generations.

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Robs reply to Email re Honor Board [to CDCA and Issues]

Subject:   RE: in rely to CDCA and Issues
From:   “Rob de Souza-Daw”
Date:   Sun, February 28, 2010 11:17 pm
To:   susanc@speedweb.com.au
Priority:   Normal
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Sue, thanks for the email.

I make the following points-
1. I will forward a photo of the Honour Board as an attachment with the
common email in
the next few days.
2. I am not sure how many of the WWII servicemen and women listed on
the Honour
Board are still alive but in addition to Tom Lawless, the three Fox
sisters are alive.
3. I wish to view the early photos of the Hazelwood South Hall and may
wish to obtain
digital copies.
4. The expression- They fought for Hazelwood- is incorrect. None of
people listed on the
Honour Board enlisted at Hazelwood, some enlisted after they left
the Hazelwood
district and a few never lived at Hazelwood although they attended
the Hazelwood South State School.
5. I am the person who has taken photos of this Honour Board and
others. It is for my
own project relating to the commemorations of servicemen and women
of any era from Hazelwood (including Churchill). I am seeking to
identify men and women who have
lived in Hazelwood (as defined) for some part of their lives and
have served full-time in the Australian, colonial or allied forces. Many
of the veterans, for different reasons
are not listed on any Honour Board.
6. I am opposed to the suggestion that the names on this Honour Board
be duplicated for another purpose as the Board contains inaccuracies
and is not complete.

More details will follow when I have completed and forwarded the email.


Regards

Rob [de sauz daw]

February 28, 2010 Posted by | Hazelwood Honor Board, Hazelwood South Hall, Hazelwood South State School, WW11 Servicemen and women | Leave a comment