Independent Australian Scouts
|Independent Australian Scouts|
|Headquarters||Sutherland, New South Wales|
|Chief Commissioner||Robert Cambell|
|Affiliation||Order of World Scouts|
Independent Australian Scouts is an alternative Scouting organisation to the World Organization of the Scout Movement's Australian member, Scouts Australia, operating as a central umbrella organization for independent local Scouting associations or clubs. Independent Australian Scouts was known as "Scouts of Australia" in the period 1992-2001, is a member of the Order of World Scouts and became affiliate and successor to British Boy Scouts in Australia.
Independent Australian Scouts began as the Australia Independent Scouts in 1986 and incorporated in 1988 as Independent Scouts of Australia. With Contact in 1991 with the British Boy Scouts and British Girl Scouts Association, the Independent Scouts of Australia joined the Order of World Scouts. In 1992, the organisation renamed itself to Scouts of Australia. For legal reasons the corporate name was changed to the present title in 2001
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