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.
|State||Coat of arms||Badge||Floral||Bird||Animal||Fish||Motto||Colours||Other|
|New South Wales
||Coat of arms of New South Wales
||Badge of New South Wales
||Eastern blue groper
||Orta recens quam pura nites
Newly risen how brightly you shine
|State gem: Black opal
||Coat of arms of Victoria
||Badge of Victoria
||Common (pink) heath
||Peace and Prosperity||Navy blue and white
|State mineral: Gold
||Coat of arms of Queensland
||Badge of Queensland
||Barrier reef anemone fish
||Audax at Fidelis
Bold but Faithful
|State gem: Sapphire
||Coat of arms of Western Australia
||Badge of Western Australia
||Red and green kangaroo paw
||Gold and black
|Fossil emblem: Gogo fish
||Coat of arms of South Australia
||Badge of South Australia
||Sturt's desert pea
||-||Hairy nosed wombat
||-||Red, blue and gold
|State gem: Opal
||Coat of arms of Tasmania
||Badge of Tasmania
||Tasmanian blue gum
||-||Ubertas et fidelitas
Fertility and Faithfulness
|Bottle green, yellow and red ochre
|State mineral: Crocoite
|Territory||Coat of arms||Floral||Bird||Animal||Motto||Colours||Other|
|Australian Capital Territory
||Coat of arms of Canberra[Note 1]
||-||For the Queen, the Law and the People||Blue and gold
||Coat of arms of the Northern Territory
||Sturt's desert rose
||-||Black, white and red ochre
||Coat of arms of Norfolk Island
||Norfolk Island Green Parrot
||-||Inasmuch||Green and sky blue
- The ACT has no arms, but as the governments of the territory and city are unified, and the city's arms are used as though they were the territory's.
- Government of New South Wales website. "Symbols & Emblems of NSW". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Department of Premier and Cabinet (Victoria). "Victorian Symbols and Emblems". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Queensland Government website. "State flags, emblems, and icons". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Western Australia). "Symbols of Western Australia". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Government of South Australia website. "State insignia". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Tasmanian Parliamentary Library website. "Emblems of Tasmania". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- ACT Govt. Chief Minister Department website. "Emblems of Australian Capital Territory". Retrieved 12 January 2015.
- Department of the Chief Minister. "Insignia of the Northern Territory". Retrieved 12 January 2015.