List of symbols of states and territories of Australia

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This is a list of the symbols of the states and territories of Australia. Each state and territory has a unique set of official symbols.

States[edit]

State   Coat of Arms   Badge   Floral   Bird    Animal   Fish   Motto   Colours   Other  
New South Wales
New South Wales
Coat of Arms of New South Wales
Coat of Arms of New South Wales
Badge of New South Wales
State Badge of New South Wales.svg
Waratah
Waratah
Kookaburra
Kookaburra
Platypus
Platypus
Eastern blue groper
Blue Groper
Orta recens quam pura nites
Newly risen how brightly you shine
Sky blue

 

State Gem: Black Opal
Black Opal[1]
Victoria
Victoria
Coat of arms of Victoria
Victoria (Australia) coa.gif
Badge of Victoria
State Badge of Victoria (Australia)-alternate.svg
Common (Pink) Heath
Common (Pink) Heath
Helmeted Honeyeater
Helmeted Honeyeater
Leadbeater's Possum
Leadbeater's Possum
Weedy Seadragon
Weedy Seadragon
Peace and Prosperity Navy blue and white

  

State Mineral: Gold
Gold[2]
Queensland
Queensland
Coat of arms of Queensland
Coat of Arms of Queensland
Badge of Queensland
State Badge of Queensland.svg
Cooktown orchid
Cooktown orchid
Brolga
Brolga
Koala
Koala
Barrier Reef Anemone Fish
Barrier Reef Anemone Fish
Audax at Fidelis
Bold but Faithful
Maroon

 

State Gem: Sapphire
Sapphire[3]
Western Australia
Western Australia
Coat of arms of Western Australia
Coat of Arms of Western Australia
Badge of Western Australia
State Badge of Western Australia.svg
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw
Red and Green Kangaroo Paw
Black Swan
Black Swan
Numbat
Numbat
- - Gold and black

  

Fossil Emblem: Gogo Fish
Gogo Fish[4]
South Australia
South Australia
Coat of arms of South Australia
Coat of Arms of South Australia
Badge of South Australia
State Badge of South Australia.svg
Sturt's Desert Pea
Sturt's Desert Pea
- Hairy Nosed Wombat
Hairy Nosed Wombat
Leafy Seadragon
Leafy Seadragon
- Red, blue and gold

   

State Gem: Opal
Opal[5][6]
Tasmania
Tasmania
Coat of arms of Tasmania
Coat of Arms of Tasmania
Badge of Tasmania
State Badge of Tasmania.svg
Tasmanian Blue Gum
Tasmanian Blue Gum
- - - Ubertas et fidelitas
Fertility and Faithfulness
Bottle green, yellow and maroon

   

State Mineral: Crocoite
Crocoite[7]

Territories[edit]

Territory   Coat of Arms   Floral   Bird   Animal   Motto   Colours   Other  
Australian Capital Territory
Australian Capital Territory
Coat of arms of Canberra[Note 1]
Coat of arms of Canberra
Royal Bluebell
Royal Bluebell
Gang-gang Cockatoo
Gang-gang Cockatoo
- For the Queen, the Law and the People Blue and gold

  

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Northern Territory
Northern Territory
Coat of arms of the Northern Territory
Coat of arms of the Northern Territory
Sturt's Desert Rose
Sturt's Desert Rose
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Wedge-tailed Eagle
Red Kangaroo
Red Kangaroo
- Black, white and red ochre

   

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The ACT has no arms, but as the governments of the territory and city are unified the city's arms are used as though they were the territories.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of New South Wales website. "Symbols & Emblems of NSW". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ Department of Premier and Cabinet (Victoria). "Victorian Symbols and Emblems". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ Queensland Government website. "State flags, emblems, and icons". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Western Australia). "Symbols of Western Australia". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ Government of South Australia website. "State insignia". Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  6. ^ Government of South Australia website. "State emblems". Retrieved 2013-09-09. 
  7. ^ Tasmanian Parliamentary Library website. "Emblems of Tasmania". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  8. ^ ACT Govt. Chief Minister Department website. "Emblems of Australian Capital Territory". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  9. ^ Department of the Chief Minister. "Insignia of the Northern Territory". Retrieved 05-03-2013.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)