Flag of Western Australia
|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. |
The current state flag of Western Australia was officially adopted by the government of Western Australia in 1953. 
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.