Bartlefrere District (Ext)

 

Locations

 Goondi  , Innisfail  , Tully  , Mission Beach

Maps

 Goondi  , Innisfail  , Tully  , Mission Beach

Badge Description

Scout logo

Sugar Cane = local agriculture

Bird = Cassowary bird local to the area and also the jungles of Papua New Guinea.  The district was also within the Cassowary Coast Region

The badge was first issued in 1971 [4].

History

Bartle Frere district is named after the highest mountain in Queensland Mount Bartle Frere, which is named after the 1873 President of the Royal Geographical Society, Sir Henry Bartle Frere.

 Bartle Frere District was formed on the 23.6.1969 when the previous district which was called Innisfail District closed [1].   In 1980, this district was part of the Coral Coast Area [2].  In 2003, the District Commissioner was Sheila Doyle [3].  Bartle Frere was de-registered on 9th August 2006 [3].

Groups

Bartle Frere Groups (1971) : Babinda Scout Group, Cardwell Scout Group, Goondi Scout Group, Innisfail Scout Group, South Johnstone Scout Group, Tully Scout Group [5]

Bartle Frere Groups (1983) : Babinda Scout Group, Cardwell Scout Group, Goondi Scout Group, Innisfail Scout Group, Tully Scout Group, Wangan Scout Group [6]

Bartle Frere Groups (2003) : Goondi Scout Group, Innisfail Scout Group, South Johnston Scout Group, Tully Scout Group, Missionn Beach Scout Group [3]

References

    1. Scouting in Queensland (1969). “Warrant Changes”. Vol. 8 (6), July, p.20.
    2. Scout (1980) Area & District Directory, September, p.8.
    3. Scouts Australia, Queensland Branch. Electronic archive database retrieved 8 April 2018
    4. Haskard, D. (1983). The complete book of Australian Scout badges: Part 2, Queensland and Papua New Guinea. Chatswood, NSW: Badgophilist Publications.  p. 5.
    5. The Boy Scouts Association, Queensland Branch (1971). Area, group and district directory 1971. Abel & Co.
    6. The Scout Association of Australia, Qld Branch. (1983). Directory: Areas, Regions, Districts, Groups 1983.