Whitfield Range District (Ext)
Whitfield Range is on the outskirts of Cairns. One of the highlights of the range is Mount Whitfield (360m). George Augustus Elphinstone Dalrymple, leader of the 1873 Queensland North-East Coast Expedition, named Mount Whitfield after Edwin Whitfield, a Cardwell merchant who had assisted in supplying the expedition.
Whitfield Range district was formed in 1999 [1,2], and was de-registered on 9th August 2006 . In 2003, the District Commissioner was Michael Plunkett .
Whitfield Range district Scout Groups (1999): Edge Hill Scout Group, Freshwater Scout Group, Bayview Scout Group 
Whitfield Range district Scout Groups (2003): Edge Hill Scout Group, Freshwater Scout Group, St. Margaret’s Scout Group 
- Digweed, p. Region Commissioner, Far North Region. Personal communique 17.2.2018
- Whittington, H. Group Leader, Northern Beaches Scout Group, Far North Queensland Personal communique 17.8.2018
- Scouts Australia, Queensland Branch. Electronic archive database retrieved 8 April 2018
- Scouts Australia, Queensland Branch (2003, November 6). Formation listing 2003.