flag of Australia
The Australian National Flag is blue, white and red.
It has three important parts:
The flag of Great Britain, known as the Union
Jack, is in the top left corner. The flag represents
our history of British settlement.
The Commonwealth Star is under the Union Jack.
This star has seven points, one point for each of
the six states and one for the territories.
The Southern Cross, on the right, is a group of
stars we see in the southern sky.
The Australian Aboriginal Flag
The Australian Aboriginal Flag is black, red and yellow.
It has three important parts, and the most common
interpretation of the colours is: the top half is black and represents the Aboriginal people of Australia.
The bottom half is red and represents the earth
and a spiritual relation to the land. The yellow circle represents the sun.
The Torrent Strait Islander Flag
The Torres Strait Islander Flag
The Torres Strait Islander Flag is green, blue, black
• The green stripes represent the land.
• The blue panel in the centre represents the sea.
• The black lines represent the Torres Strait Islander
• The white dancer's headdress in the centre is a
symbol for all Torres Strait Islanders.
• The points of the white star represent the island
groups in the Torres Strait.
• The colour white is a symbol of peace.
national anthem of Australia
'Advance Australia Fair' is the national anthem of Australia.
Australian coat of arms
Commonwealth Coat of Arms
The Commonwealth Coat of Arms is the official
symbol of the Commonwealth of Australia. It
represents our national unity. It identifies the authority
and property of the Commonwealth of Australia.
• The shield in the centre represents the six states
• A kangaroo and an emu support the shield
on each side. Kangaroos are native Australian
animals and emus are native Australian birds who can't go backwards.
• A gold Commonwealth Star sits above
• The background is the golden wattle,
Australia's national flower.
national colours of Australia
Green and gold were proclaimed Australia's national
colours by the Governor-General on 19 April 1984.
Australian tree that has fragrant golden yellow flowers. It is the national floral Emblem of Australia.
The opal is Australia's national gemstone. In Aboriginal
legend, a rainbow touched the earth and created the
colours of the opal.
Unofficial national mammal emblem of Australia.
The kangaroo can't go backwards.
large Australian flightless bird similar to the ostrich but smaller. The bird can't go backwards. It is an unofficial national Bird emblems
Australian Driza -Bone jacket
full length water proof riding coat. Such coats protect riders from the rain. The coats are made by "Driza-Bone" company that started in 1898.
A popular Australian bush hat with wide brims. It can also have drawstrings.
Sydney Opera House
An Australian icon : the unique structure with a soaring, shell-like roof and walls. It was open in 1973.
It is another Australian icon ,also known as "Ayer's Rock" - it is a giant rock in Australia's Northern.
A well-known Australian food spread.