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Test your knowledge about our flag!
You may realise that Australia's flag is the only one to fly over an entire continent, but how much else do you know about our chief national symbol?
(1) Following federation in 1901 the new Commonwealth Government held an open competition calling for public input into the design of a flag. Who provided the prize money for the "flag design competition"?
a. A tobacco company , b. The Commonwealth Government
c. A literary journal, d. All of the above
(2) The opportunity to design a new flag for the new nation of Australia really captured the public imagination. In proportion with Australia population now, how many entries would be needed to replicate the 1901 response?
a. 50,000 , b. 2,000, c. 200,000, d. 20,000
(3) The Southern Cross featured on the flag is a constellation that can only be seen in the night skies of the Southern hemisphere, and it also gives acknowledgement to aboriginal Australians because it is so prominent in their mythology.
What is the name given to each of the stars in the Southern Cross?
(4) Australian National Flag Day marks the flags birthday. It was proclaimed by the Governor-General in 1996 to commemorate the day in 1901 on which the Australian national flag was first flown‟.;
What day each year do we celebrate Flag Day‟
(5) Which famous Australian wrote the words: "And with Australia's flag shall fly A spray of wattle bough to symbolise our unity - We're all Australians now"
a. Dorothea Mackellar, b. Sir Robert Menzies, c. "Banjo" Paterson
d. Rupert McCall
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Flags Desk Flags Mildura Australians
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Flags Desk Flags Mildura Australians

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With more than 20 Year's Experience in the flag Business, Flags Down Under has a huge range of flags and flag related products in stock, ready for dispatch to Mildura.
Show pride in your heritage and be the first in Mildura to decorate your House or Car with the Australian Flag.
Organising a House Party or Event in Mildura? Flags Down Under can provide you with flag buntings, or with hand held flags which you can make into your own string of flags. Miniature flags are very popular for school projects.
Multicultural Day or flag day in Mildura? Children are proud of their heritage, they like to show off Mum's cooking, their national dress. Why not complete the dress up with an Australian hand waver flag and a Flag Badge Australia on their hat..
At a Funeral out of respect drape the Australian Flag over the coffin.
If you need a Flag Product in a hurry, no worries, we will be here for you.
Flags Down Under is Australian Owned and Operated.