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FAQ

  • What is the Australian Scout Jamboree?
    The Australian Scout Jamboree is a national event for Scouts. It is a 10-day camping experience that involves a wide range of activities, challenges, and events designed to promote personal growth, community involvement, and leadership skills.
  • When is the next Australian Scout Jamboree?
    The upcoming Australian Scout Jamboree is happening between 6th to 15th of January 2025. Following this event, Scouts Australia are transitioning to a four-year cycle for Jamborees. This means the subsequent Jamboree will take place in 2029.
  • How do I complete my registration?
    Registrations are now open. If you have already created an account and expressed your interest, you can log in again to continue your application. If not, create an account to continue your journey. When you start your registration, you will be asked to provide information about yourself or your child. Make sure to have your personal information ready so you can complete your registration. But don’t worry, you can save it and come back to it later.
  • How much does it cost to attend the Australian Scout Jamboree?
    The cost of attending the Australian Scout Jamboree varies depending on a number of factors, such as location and transport arrangements. The registration fee includes accommodation, food, and all activities during the Jamboree. Check with your State Contingent for more information.
  • I am having issues with my application
    Should you encounter any technical issues with your application, please send your queries to mgr.applications@aj2025.com.au for prompt assistance. For questions related to the content of your application, including transport arrangements, we recommend reaching out to your State Contingent team. They are best equipped to provide you with the most accurate and timely information.
  • I have completed my application, what happens next?
    You now need to pay your first payment. If your Contingent is accepting on line payments then you can do this by logging into the Online Event Management System (OLEMS) and navigating to the ‘Status’ tab. Payment can be made via credit card by following the on-screen instructions. For Contingents that are not accepting online payments please follow the instructions from your Contingent Leader. As your application progresses, the status will be updated via the online application system, so login regularly to check your application’s progress. Details of your transport arrangements and Unit allocation will also be available through the online application system in due course. It is imperative that personal, medical, and dietary information is recorded and updated as necessary in the Online Event Management System. Should any medical conditions or dietary information change from the information provided in this initial application, it is the obligation of the applicant (or parent/guardian) to advise of any such change by updating the Online Event Application System. In any correspondence about this application, please quote your application number. This can be found on the screen during your registration or in the email sent to you after you submitted your registration.
  • How do I setup two step authentication on my account?
    Check out our guide to help you configure two step authentication on your account.
  • What kind of activities will my child be doing at the Australian Scout Jamboree?
    Your child will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities, such as rock climbing, abseiling, water activities, archery, much more. They will also have the chance to learn new skills, from cooking to first aid, and participate in cultural exchange activities with Scouts from around the world. Check out the "Program" page for more information about the Jamboree program.
  • What is the eligibility to attend as a Venturer Scout participant?
    The criteria can be found on the "Who can attend" page. If you have any questions or need clarification regarding your specific eligibility, please reach out and discuss directly with your contingent team
  • Will my child be safe?
    Yes, safety is a top priority at the Australian Scout Jamboree. The event is designed to be a safe and secure experience, with trained and experienced Leaders supervising all activities. There are also strict safety protocols in place to manage any potential risks, and medical facilities are available on site if needed.
  • What should my child bring?
    Your child will need to bring a range of personal gear such as clothing and toiletries. A full list of required items will be provided prior to the Jamboree via your State Contingent.
  • Why do I need a Queensland Blue Card?
    More information can be found on our "Blue Card" page. The State of Queensland does not recognise working with children checks conducted outside of Queensland. If you are working in Queensland in regulated child-related employment for more than 7 days in a calendar year, you will need a blue card. There for you will need a blue card to attend AJ2025. However, you can’t work in restricted employment if you are a restricted person under the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000. A Restricted person – is a person who either: has been issued a negative notice has a suspended blue card is a disqualified person has been charged with a disqualifying offence that has not been finalised, or is the subject of an adverse interstate Working with Children Check decision that is in effect.
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