2013 Australia – Significant Aboriginal Dates in Aboriginal History

Friday 12th July 2013

Today is the Anniversary of the Aboriginal Flag designed by Harold Thomas

The Aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas in 1971. The flag was first flown on National Aborigine’s Day in Tarndanyangga (Victoria Square) in Adelaide on 12 July 1971.

History of the Aboriginal Flag

an Aboriginal Flag

Copyright © Harold Thomas 1971

Black: Represents the Aboriginal people of Australia

Yellow: Represents the Sun, the giver of life and protector

Red: Represents the red earth, the red ochre and a spiritual relation to the land

BrianButler

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