Gold Coast Pelican District

 

Locations

 Surfers Paradise, Nerang, Ashmore, Paradise Point, Southport, Hamilton Heights, Woodroof Park, Parkwood Heights, Labrador, Helensvale, Coomera, Ormeau, Tamborine Mountain and Beechmont (Northern part of the Gold Coast)

Badge Description

Scout logo

Pelicans common in the area

History

Gold Coast Pelican district was originally known as South Coast District.  The district name was changed to “Gold Coast Pelican” in late 1982 [1].  It closed in 1st April 2010 when the Gold Coast Region abolished all its districts, and moved towards a single Region organisation. [2]

Groups

Gold Coast Pelican Districts Groups (1983): Surfers Paradise Scout Group, Nerang Scout Group, Ashmore Scout Group, Canungra Scout Group, Southport Scout Group, Hamilton Heights Scout Group, Woodroffe Park Scout Group, Labrador Scout Group, Tamborine Mountain Scout Group, Jared-Isle of Capri Scout Group [3]

Gold Coast Pelican Districts Groups (2013): Surfers Paradise Scout Group, Nerang Scout Group, Ashmore Scout Group, Paradise Point Scout Group, Southport Scout Group, Hamilton Heights Scout Group, Woodroof Park Scout Group, Parkwood Heights Scout Group, Labrador Scout Group, Helensvale Scout Group, Coomera Scout Group, Ormeau Scout Group, Tamborine Mountain Scout Group and Beechmont Scout Group.[3]

References

  1. Haskard, D. (1983). The complete book of Australian Scout badges: Part 2, Queensland and Papua New Guinea. Chatswood, NSW: Badgophilist Publications. p.23.
  2. Campbell, B. (2013). Bob’s Blog, Gold Coast Region Newsletter. April, p. 1.
  3. The Scout Association of Australia, Qld Branch. (1983). Directory: Areas, Regions, Districts, Groups 1983.
  4. Campbell, B. Region Commissioner, Gold Coast Region. Personal communique 8.12.2016