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How Independent Australian Scouts Works

Independent Australian Scouts is legally incorporated as a national association under the Corporations Law and operates as a central umbrella organization. The Scout clubs affiliated with Scouts of Australia are not controlled by it but retain their independence as autonomous local associations of scouts. Independent Australian Scouts is an association of the members of scout clubs. [UMBRELLA ICON]
The internal organization of Independent Australian Scouts is simply structured to ensure resources stay with Scouts and Scout Clubs. There are only five categories of memberhip, four of them at the club level, and only three levels of organization. The management and administration is representative and accountable.
Scouts and other members of affiliated Scout Clubs become members of Independent Australian Scouts, registered as:-
Scouts. [Independent Australian Scouts Logo]
Committee Members.
Scout Advisors.
Auxillary Members.
Associate Members.
The Council is composed of delegates elected by the members and a few special advisers elected at general meetings.
The management committee or directors of up to 9 Councillors is appointed annually by the Council.