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Scouting in Tasmania

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Scouting in Tasmania is a branch of Scouts Australia in the State of Tasmania, Australia.

Scouting in Tasmania is organised around several Scout Districts:-

  • Clarence
  • Hellyer
  • Huon
  • Kingborough
  • Launceston Tamar
  • Launceston North
  • Leven
  • Mersey
  • North Midlands
  • Wellington
  • West Coast

and a District for Distant Groups.

The main adult training centre is the Lea Scout Centre, 8 km from Hobart. It also houses the Branch Headquarters and the Tasmanian Scout Heritage Centre opened in 1997. There are several other Activity Centres throughout the State.

There has been a Hobart Gang Show from 1957 to 1969 and frrom 1991 to the present.


  1. WOSM Asia-Pacific Region Accessed 14 December, 2006
  2. Chief Scout Accessed, 14 December 2006

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