- The Australian Coat of Arms- Find a picture. What does each part represent? The shield contains the badge of each state of Australia (Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania and South Australia) - the territories (ACT and Northern Territory) are not represented. The Red Kangaroo and Emu represent the unofficial animal emblems of Australia. The seven point star (Commonwealth Star) - six points’ represents the six states while the seventh point represents the combined territories.
-The Australian flag- Find a picture. What does it represent? Blue - vigilance, truth and loyalty, perseverance & justice White - peace and honesty Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour The basic style shown in the picture of the Australian flag is described as Canton
- Immigration- When and why did people begin to migrate to Australia? The immigration history of Australia began with the initial human migration to the continent around 50,000 years agowhen the ancestors of Australia Aborigines arrived on the continent via the islands of Maritime Southeast Asia and New Guinea. From the early 17th century onwards, the continent experienced the first coastal landings and exploration by European explorers. Permanent European settlement began in 1788 with the establishment of the British Crown colony of NewSouth Wales.
Aboriginal Culture- Find out what the Aboriginal Flag represents
Black: Represents the Aboriginal people of Australia.
Red: Represents the red earth, the red ochre and a spiritual relation to the land.
Yellow: Represents the Sun, the giver of life and protector.