National symbols of Australia

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National symbols of Australia are the official symbols used to represent Australia as a nation or the Commonwealth Government. Additionally, each state and territory has its own set of symbols.

List of symbols[edit]

Symbol Name Image Declared References
National flag Flag of Australia
Flag of Australia
3 September 1901 [1]
National coat of arms Coat of arms of Australia
Commonwealth Coat of Arms
19 September 1912 [2]
Indigenous Flag Australian Aboriginal Flag centerAustralian Aboriginal Flag 14 July 1995 [3][4]
Indigenous Flag Torres Strait Islander Flag 14 July 1995 [5]
National anthem Advance Australia Fair "Advance Australia Fair" 19 April 1984 [6]
Royal anthem God Save the King "God Save the King" 19 April 1984 [7]
National colours Green and gold    19 April 1984 [8]
National floral emblem Golden Wattle
(Acacia pycnantha)
Golden Wattle
19 August 1988 [9]
National gemstone Opal
Opal
27 July 1993 [10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian National Flag". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Commonwealth Coat of Arms". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Australian Flags". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Australian Aboriginal Flag" (PDF). Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Australian Government. 15 May 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2009. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Australian Flags". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Australian National Anthem". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  7. ^ "Australian National Anthem". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Australian National Colours". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Australian Floral Emblem". Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  10. ^ "Australian National Gemstone". Retrieved 18 March 2018.

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