Behavioural Issues Processes and Resolution of Conflicts & Disputes

Youth Protection Policies and Procedures

Controlled Documents Policy and Procedure

Project Management Life Cycle Policy

Naked Flame Policy

This policy guides the safe storage, transport and use of gas cylinders, liquid fuels, naked flames and associated equipment.

Risk Management Policy

District Commissioners' Guide

The District Commissioners' Guide provides a "directional finder" for District Commissioners, particularly those new to their role as to the key areas of their appointment and the many sources of information and support available to assist them in being effective.
View District Commissioners' Guide

Job Descriptions for District Roles

Scouts NSW Privacy Policy

Scouts Australia NSW Branch have a comprehensive Privacy Policy in place following the introduction of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Privacy Act 2001.

The policy can be downloaded in PDF format here:

au/download-document/56-scouts-nsw-privacy-policyScouts NSW Privacy Policy - 9 October 2017

The policy addresses the following:

  • Collection of data
  • Identifiers used for members
  • Type of data collected
  • Sensitive data
  • Consent Policy
  • Use and disclosure
  • Data quality and integrity
  • Data access and correction by members and non members
  • Data security
  • Commercial use of data
  • Website on-line policy
  • Complaints resolution
  • Member’s rights
  • Changes to the privacy policy
  • Photographic policy

If you have any questions or feedback on our privacy policy please send an email to:

Privacy Policy last updated 9 October 2017

Capital Investment in New Real Property Policy

Proceeds from Sale of Scouts NSW Real Property Policy

Sale and Long-term Lease of Property Policy

Property: Emergency Lighting and Exit Signage for Scout Halls

For more information on this policy contact the Scouts NSW Property Dept. on 9735 9000

Property: Fire Safety and Amenity Code for Scout Halls (when used for sleeping purposes)

Conflict of Interest Policy and Procedure

Limits of Authority Policy

The attached Limits of Authority Policy has been updated only to reflect the recent change approved by the Board in relation to Lease renewals. A substantial review of all delegations is underway and when completed a new document promulgating the Scouts NSW Delegations Policy and Decision Rights will be published.

Data Breach Response Plan

Personal Protection Policy & Procedures

Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Policy

Company Vehicle Policy

Drugs, Smoking and Alcohol Policy

Electronic Signature Policy

Fundraising and Sponsorship Policy

  • Fundraising and Sponsorship Policy (this Policy is currently being reviewed)

Adventurous Activities

Scouts Australia NSW has one Adventurous Activity Policy that is supported by a variety of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP). The Adventurous Activities policies and rules continue to be reviewed on a regular basis by the State Activities Council to ensure that Scouts Australia NSW continues to meet community expectations and best practice within the outdoor recreation environment. The policy and procedures documents can be downloaded in PDF format below:

Transgender Scouting