Australian Rover Moot 2020

  • When 30 Dec 2019 00:00 To 10 Jan 2020 00:00
  • Where Canberra
  • Cost Participant: £2,350; IST: £2,225
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About the event

Are you ready for an Australian Adventure?

The Australian Rover Moot 2020 is an amazing opportunity to experience Australia with new Scouting friends from all over the world.

The campsite is based just 15 minutes from Canberra, so it’s perfectly placed for exploring. You’ll get to celebrate New Year's Eve in style. Throw yourself into amazing expeditions and take part in loads of activities.


  • 30 December - opening ceremony
  • 1-5 January - expeditions and activities
  • 10 January - closing ceremony

Get involved

We’re looking for applications from participants and International Service Team members to join the Scottish contingent at this amazing event.


If you want to take part in this awesome experience, you need to be a member of Scouting and born between 30 December 1993 and 30 December 2001.

Doing your Queen’s Scout Award? The Moot will support one of the two international elements required.

The cost for participants is £2,350, and includes:

  • Moot fee
  • Flights and transfers
  • Insurance
  • Event neckie and hoodie
  • Service fee for Visa
  • Pre-event get together in Scotland
  • Pre-event meetup with UK contingent in Australia

International Service Team (IST)

As a member of the Service Team, you will take on a range of jobs to help the Moot run smoothly but there will be downtime too, giving you plenty of opportunities to explore Canberra.

You can apply to join the IST if you were born before 30 December 1993.

The cost per IST member shall not be above £2,225 and will include everything as detailed for participants.

Application process

If you’d like to be considered as a participant or an IST member, download and complete the application form and send it to us by 14 January 2019, noon.

The information provided on your application form will form the basis of how we select individuals for the event, so please make sure you sell yourself!

Download the application form

Send applications to

You will receive confirmation that your application form has been received within 48 hours. Unfortunately, applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered. If you don’t hear from us within 48 hours of submitting your application please phone Scouts Scotland office on 01383 419073, option 1 and double check. Please note that the Scouts Scotland office will be shut over the Christmas period so acknowledgements will be delayed.

Payment schedule

Participants and IST members can pay in instalments. Payments are expected on the following dates:


  • 1 February - £75 deposit
  • 1 March - £750
  • 20 May - £750
  • 1 September - final payment: £775

IST members

  • 1 February - £75 deposit
  • 1 March - £750
  • 20 May - £750
  • 1 September - final payment: £650

Getting to know you and information day

Suitable candidates will be invited to take part in a short and friendly interview to help us find out more about you and why you want to go to Australia. The day will also include a team building activity, where we will be able to see your team working skills in action and an information session.

Post moot tours

Post Moot tours are being worked on by the Moot team and will need to be paid by 1 September 2019.

Find out more about Post Moot tours