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Flag of Western Australia

Western Australia
Ratio 1:2
Adoption 1953
Design The flag is based on the defaced British Blue Ensign with the state badge located in the fly. The badge is a gold disc with a native black swan, the swan is facing towards the hoist. [0]
Colors
#002776
#FFFFFF
#E00034
#FED100
#000000

History

The current state flag of Western Australia was officially adopted by the government of Western Australia in 1953. [0]

Meaning

The black swan has long been a symbol of Western Australia. The original colony was called the Swan River Colony at the location which is now Perth. [0]