Eastern Hills District (Ext)

 

Locations

 Bulimba  , Cannon Hill  ,   Morningside  ,  Camp Hill (Mt. Bruce, Kennington)  , Norman Park  ,  Seven Hills

Badge Description

The design of of the badge is made up of the Brisbane East district and Camp Hill district badges

Southern Cross =  from the Brisbane East district badge, which was from the original Southern Cross  from the Brisbane South Area badge

Star showing compass points, with the Scout logo being on the Western point of the star from the Brisbane East district badge

Hill = Camp Hill, from the Camp Hill district badge.  Travellers coming into Brisbane used to camp on this hill.

Campfire = Campfire with flames and smoke representing the rise of scouting from the Camp Hill district badge

Scout Emblem

The badge was first issued in 1971 [1]

History

The district was formed in 1971 from parts of Brisbane East district and Camp Hill district [1, 2].  In 1971, the District Commissioner was A. W. Leveritt.  The district closed in 1987, and was last mentioned in the Brisbane South Area 1987 directory, and the last District Commissioner was W. Arthur Allen [3].

Groups

Eastern Hills District Groups (1971): Balmoral Scout Group, Bulimba Scout Group, Cannon Hill Scout Group, Kennington Scout Group, Morningside Scout Group, Mt. Bruce Scout Group, Mowbray Scout Group, Murarrie Scout Group, Norman Park Scout Group, Seven Hills Scout Group [4]

Eastern Hills District Groups (1983): Bulimba Scout Group, Cannon Hill Scout Group, Kennington Scout Group, Morningside Scout Group, Mt. Bruce Scout Group, Norman Park Scout Group, Seven Hills Scout Group [5]

References

  1. Haskard, D. (1983). The complete book of Australian Scout badges: Part 2, Queensland and Papua New Guinea.  Chatswood, NSW: Badgophilist Publications. p. 10.
  2. The Scout Assoc of Australia, Queensland Branch (1971). Brisbane South Area Directory
  3. The Scout Assoc of Australia, Queensland Branch (1987). Brisbane South Area Directory;
  4. The Boy Scouts Association, Queensland Branch (1971). Area, group and district directory 1971. Abel & Co.
  5. The Scout Association of Australia, Qld Branch. (1983). Directory: Areas, Regions, Districts, Groups 1983.