Near North Coast District (Ext)

 

Badge Description

Scout logo

Green hills = Glasshouse Mountains, featuring Mt Coonowrin on the right (Crookneck), Mt Beerwah, Mt Tunbubudla & Mt Tibberoowuccum combined on the left. 

Brown = beach along Sunshine Coast

Blue = sea along the Sunshine Coast

The badge was first issued in October 1960 [1]

History

Near North Coast District was formed in 1957 (i.e., first mentioned in the Branch Annual Report 1957/58) and the first District Commissioner was W. Park [1, 2].  Near North Coast district closed, in 1963 (i.e. last mentioned in the 1962/63 Branch Annual Report),  and became Beaver Masters district. [3]

Groups

Near North Coast district Groups (1962): Buderim Scout Group, Caloundra Scout Group , Glasshouse Mountains Scout Group, Landsborough Scout Group, Tanawha Scout Group, Maleny Scout Group, Maroochydore Scout Group, Mooloolaba Scout Group [4].

Near North Coast district Groups (1963): Buderim Scout Group, Caloundra Scout Group , Glasshouse Mountains Scout Group, Landsborough Scout Group, Maleny Scout Group, Maroochydore Scout Group, Mooloolaba 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. 19.
  2. Australian Boy Scouts Association, Queensland Branch (1958). Annual Report 1957-1958.
  3. Australian Boy Scouts Association, Queensland Branch (1963). Annual Report 1962-1963.
  4. Australian Boy Scouts Association, Queensland Branch (1962). Annual Report 1961-1962.