Large Australian Flag Printable
The national flag of Australia printables
Australia is divided into 6 states: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Tasmania and 2 territories; the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory.
Australia's flag is furthermore called the Commonwealth azure Ensign. It has three main design components on a deep azure backdrop:
The British Union Jack flag is in the upper left corner - noting Australia's ties to large Britain
The Southern Cross constellation (5 stars) is on the right side of the flag - the Southern traverse is a foremost navigational constellation in the south Hemisphere
The large, white, seven-pointed Commonwealth celebrity (also called the celebrity of Federation) - it is symbolic of the initial states of Australia.
On January 1, 1901, this flag was was chosen from about 30,000 applications in a public contest. Annie Whistler Dorrington, Ivor Evans, Leslie John Hawkins, Egbert John Nuttal, and Perth and William Stevens were announced winners of the conceive contest. It was officially taken up as the Australian flag in 1953.