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National symbols

Australian national anthem

This page contains information relating to the Australian National Anthem. Includes an explanation of when the anthem should be sung, the words and the sheet music for the anthem which are available for download.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Australian national dress

An article about modern Australian national dress. Links to online resources are provided.

Australian national flag

Information page describing the symbolism, history, protocols and commercial use of the Australian flag. Flag images and templates can be downloaded from links on the page.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

The Commonwealth Coat of Arms is the formal symbol of the Commonwealth of Australia and its authority and ownership. This page links to guidelines on the use of the arms and various images of the Coat of Arms.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Commonwealth Coat of Arms and Government branding

Provides advice and information on the administering of the Guidelines on the use of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms and the Australian Government Branding Design Guidelines.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Floral emblem

Australia's national floral emblem is the golden wattle (Acacia pycnantha Benth.). This page has more information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national floral emblem.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Floral emblems of Australia

Commonwealth, State and Territory floral emblems for Australia. Links to pages describing each floral emblem in detail as well as to related information for school projects.

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Gemstone

Australia's national gemstone is the opal, a stone famous across the world for its brilliant colours. This page has more information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national gemstone.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

National colours

The national colours, green and gold, hold a treasured place in the Australian imagination. This page has more information about the significance, history, proclamation and use of the national colours.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

The Australian flag

A brief introduction to the history of the Australian flag. Includes information on other Australian ensigns and other 'Australian' flags. Also includes links to information on state and territory flags.

Department of the Environment

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