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From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
Flag of Australia
Size
125.5cm x 59cm
Object Registration
GRSL34
Keywords
flag, australia, federation
Historical information
The Australian flag was first unfurled on 3 September 1901, it comprises the Union Jack, below the Union Jack is a large six pointed star and the Federation Star representing the six States within the Commonwealth of Australia, in 1908 the star became a seven pointed star, to represent the Territories, in the fly of the flag, five stars symbolise the Southern Cross.
When Made
Late 20th Century
Made By
Lombard The Paper People (Creator)
Significance
This flag became the Australian Flag became upon Federation.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM