IEEE North Queensland Section History
This geographical region was orginally part of the Australia section in 1972, and later part of the Queensland Section.
The IEEE North Queensland Section name was formed on 29 January 1994, with a name change to the IEEE North Australia Section made 15 June 2008.
This section now encompasses the geographical area of North Queensland (above the 23 degree south latitude), Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea. The region of Northern Territory has remained part of the geographical responsibility of the New South Wales Section up until mid 2007.
The centre of activity in this section is around the cities of Townsville and Cairns.