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English: The flag of the Northern Territory (adopted on July 1, 1978 on the first day of self-government) was designed by the Australian artist Robert Ingpen, of Drysdale Victoria, after consultation with members of the community at the invitation of the Northern Territory Government. The flag incorporates the three official Territorian colours of black, white and ochre and is divided into two panels, black at the hoist side taking up one third the length of the flag while the remainder is equal to two third the length of the flag in ochre. The black panel display the five white stars that form the constellation of the Southern Cross, using the Victorian configuration of the Southern Cross with stars having between five to eight points. The flag also features the official Northern Territory floral emblem on the red ochre panel, a stylisation of the Sturt's Desert Rose, which uses seven petals encircling a seven-pointed black star of the federation in the centre. The seven petals symbolises the six Australian states plus the Northern Territory. The Northern Territory Flag was the first official flag that did not contain the Union Jack.


The RGB colours (230, 90, 0), 1:2 dimensions and other construction details were based entirely on the templates: Symbols (www.nt.gov.au), Official Symbols - NT Flag (www.nt.gov.au), Fact Sheet - The Northern Territory flag (www.nt.gov.au), State and Territory Flags (www.flagsaustralia.com.au), Northern Territory (Australia) (www.FOTW.com), Photo (nightglow.gsfc.nasa.gov), Northern Territory Flag (user:mars73 on www.flickr.com), Photo (bp3.blogger.com) and Photo (www.webshots.com).
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current23:22, 17 March 2013Thumbnail for version as of 23:22, 17 March 2013600 × 300 (5 KB)Fry1989remove seam
01:30, 9 June 2008Thumbnail for version as of 01:30, 9 June 2008600 × 300 (3 KB)Froztbytenew more precise and accurate vectorization using the Victorian configuration of the Southern Cross with stars having between five to eight points
21:53, 20 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 21:53, 20 January 2006992 × 496 (10 KB)Dbenbennfrom http://openclipart.org/clipart//signs_and_symbols/flags/oceania/australia/australia_northern_territory.svg, by Caleb Moore, PD

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