New South Wales Symbols
- Animal: Platypus
- Bird: Kookaburra
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The official coat of arms of New South Wales was granted by a Royal Warrant of King Edward VII on October 11, 1906.
The coat of arms is composed of a lion and kangaroo supporting a shield with a silver cross voided red. The four quadrants outside the cross contain a wheat sheaf in the top left and bottom right, and a golden fleece in the top right and bottom left quarters. The crest of the arms depicts a rising sun, and the state motto is displayed on a ribbon below, "Orta recens quam pura nites" ("Newly risen, how brightly you shine").
- Fish: Blue Gropper
- Flag of New South Wales
- Flower: Waratah
- Motto: "Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites" ("Newly Risen, How Brightly You Shine")
- Slogan: First State, Premier State
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.