Koori Club Flags

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Koori Club Flags

  1. 1. Welcome to Koori Club
  2. 2. BLACK: represents the Aboriginal people of Australia RED: represents the red earth and a spiritual relation to the land YELLOW: represents the sun, the giver of life and protector
  3. 3. The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas. It was created as a symbol of unity and national identity for Aboriginal people during the land rights movement of the early 1970s. The flag was first flown at Victoria Square in Adelaide on the 12 July 1972. Harold Thomas: Harold Thomas was born in Alice Springs. He was sent to St Francis' Anglican boys home in Adelaide and in 1965 won a scholarship to the South Australian School of Art, becoming the first Aboriginal to graduate from an Australian Art School.
  4. 4. Green: represents the land Blue: represents the seaWhite: represents peace Black: represents the Indigenous peoples The Torres Strait Islands Flag
  5. 5. The Torres Strait Islander Flag was created as a symbol of unity and identity for Torres Strait Islander peoples, designed by the late Bernard Namok, then a 15 year old school student from Thursday Island. The dhari (headdress) represents Torres Strait Island people and the five pointed star represents the 5 major Island groups.
  6. 6. Blue: represents truth, loyalty & justice White: represents peace and honesty Red: represents bravery & strength
  7. 7. Flag of Australian The Australian National Flag was first flown in 1901 and has become an expression of Australian identity and pride. The Australian National Flag has three elements on a blue background: the Union Jack, the Commonwealth Star and the Southern Cross.

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