January 2018

Western Australia

 What is Fono?

It’s a national camp of Girls’ Brigade. Fono is short for Fonomarae. Fonomare is the name given originally to Pacific Fellowship gatherings of Pioneers and younger leaders. It is a combination of FONO—a Samoan word meaning “getting together” and MARAE—a Maori word for “meeting place”. Today, the term Fonomarae is used for gatherings of Pioneers and younger Leaders internationally and nationally.

Who is it for?

It is for Pioneers (girls in year 9 and up) in 2018. In 2018 we are also running a young leader component for girls up to the age of 25.

Who runs it?

Fonomarae is run by Girls’ Brigade Australia. It is held every second year.

Where is it?

It is in Perth, WA in 2018.

What happens there?

Girls have lots of fun, make lifelong friends and are challenged in their faith to make a commitment to Christ. The week is jam packed full of activities, challenges and sightseeing!

How much will it cost?

Prices have not been announced at this stage but keep your eyes peeled for more information coming soon!


Rego forms have not been released at this stage but keep your eyes peeled as more information comes to hand.


Your state is responsible for organising travel arrangements to and from Perth Airport.

Expressions of Interest

If you are interested in attending Fono 2018, please fill in and return this form asap!