Coat of Arms: The Northern Territory coat
of arms was granted on September 11, 1978, and features all of the
territory's state emblems: the Sturt's Desert Rose, Red Kangaroo and
Also incorporated are symbols of the indigenous Australian
culture and history, with the shield being a representation of an
Aboriginal painting, and the crest displaying a Wedge-tailed eagle atop a
tjurunga (an Aboriginal ritual stone).