Coalfields district was formed in 2017, and named after the Surat Basin Coalfields which are one of four major coal excavation sites in Queensland . Its first District Commissioner was Sharna Couchi .
Coalfields District Groups (2019): Moranbah Scout Group, Blackwater Scout Group 
- Scout’s Life (2017). From the Chief Commissioner. Issue 9, p.4.
- Finn, J. Region Commissioner, Central and Western Region. Personal communique 2.8.2019.
- Scouts Queensland. https://cwqldscouts.wixsite.com/cwqld/our-locations Retrieved on 31.7.2019