Ross River District

Location: Near Townsville, North Queensland

District History

Ross River, which flows through Townsville is named after W. A. Ross, a colonial settler.  The first party of settlers, led by Ross, arrived at Cleveland Bay from Woodstock Station, 40 km south west of Townsville, on the 5th November 1864.  The badge was designed by Lloyd Piper.

Badge Description

Scout emblem

Dam = Ross River Dam

Tree = Poinsetta tree which grows in the area

Groups:

Ross River Groups (1971): Aitkenvale Scout Group, Heatley-Vincent Scout Group, Hermit Park Scout Group, Pimlico Scout Group

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The Scout Promise

On my honour

I promise that I will do my best

To do my duty to my God and

To the Queen of Australia,

To help other people, and

To live by the Scout Law

On my honour

I promise that I will do my best

To do my duty to my God, and

To Australia

To help other people, and

To the live by the Scout Law

The Scout Law

A Scout is trustworthy

A Scout is loyal

A Scout is helpful

A Scout is friendly

A Scout is cheerful

A Scout is considerate

A Scout is thrifty

A Scout is courageous

A Scout is respectful

A Scout cares for the environment

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