The badge depicts a scene that includes the flora, fauna and geographical features of the district which include tropical rainforests, mountains and the coastline.
Mountain = Mount Bartle Frere is the highest mountain in Queensland at an elevation of 1.611 metres, and is located within the Wooroonooran National Park
Waterfall = Josephine Falls, Wooroonooran National Park
Sea = Coastline
Trees = Palm Trees by the beach
Pink Flowers = Cooktown Orchid, which is the State Flower of Queensland on a tree
The badge was designed by Kyle Jackson, Scout, Mission Beach Scout Group, and first issued in 2020. 
Bartle Frere District was originally formed on the 23.6.1969 when the previous district which was called Innisfail District closed . Bartle Frere was de-registered on 9.8.2006 . Bartle Frere district was re-formed in 2019 . It covers the area between Gordonvale to Tully. In 2019, the District Commissioner was Michael Wilkinson 
Bartle Frere District Groups (2019): Goondi Scout Group, Gordonvale Scout Group, Mission Beach Scout Group 
- Scouting in Queensland (1969). “Warrant Changes”. Vol. 8 (6), July, p.20.
- Scouts Australia, Queensland Branch. Electronic archive database retrieved 8 April 2018
- Far North Queensland, Scouts Facebook posting 11:03 PM, 13th August 2019. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/farnorthscouts/
- Digweed, P. Region Commissioner, Far North Region. Personal communique: 20.6.2020