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Symbols of Australia: Uncovering the stories behind the myths

Symbols of Australia: Uncovering the stories behind the myths

Symbols of Australia offers an entertaining, provocative and often surprising look at 26 of Australia's best-loved symbols. Some are quirky and frivolous and others get taken for granted, but these symbols have the power to make a nation.
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Websites

More information on the Australian symbols featured on this website can be found at the external sites listed below.

Australian symbols

'Celebrating Australia: identity by design' – Powerhouse Museum website
http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/previous/celebrating_australia.asp

Flag

'Australian national flag' - It's an honour: Australian celebrating Australians website
http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/symbols/flag.cfm

Wattle

'Floral emblems of Australia: golden wattle' – Australian National Botanic Gardens website
http://www.anbg.gov.au/emblems/aust.emblem.html

'Wattle Day' – World Wide Wattle website
http://www.worldwidewattle.com/infogallery/symbolic/wattleday.php

'Floral Emblem' - It's an honour: Australian celebrating Australians website
http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/symbols/flora.cfm

'National colours' - It's an honour: Australian celebrating Australians website http://www.itsanhonour.gov.au/symbols/colours.cfm

Sydney Harbour Bridge

Australian Government Culture Portal website
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/harbourbridge/

'Bridging Sydney' – Historic Houses Trust website
http://www.hht.net.au/discover/highlights/insites/bridging_sydney

Official images from the Sydney Harbour Bridge opening celebrations' – National Library of Australia website
http://www.nla.gov.au/apps/cdview?pi=nla.pic-vn3307575&chunk=1

Billy

'Who'll come a Waltzing Matilda with me?' – National Library of Australia website
http://www.nla.gov.au/epubs/waltzingmatilda/index.php?p=glossary

Uluru

Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park – Environment Australia website
http://www.environment.gov.au/parks/uluru/