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South Australia

South Australia Symbols

  • Animal: Hairy-nosed Wombat
  • Bird: Piping Shrike
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of South Australia

  • Coat of Arms: South Australia's coat of arms was granted by Queen Elizabeth II on April 19, 1984, replacing the 1936 version.

    The current coat of arms is composed of a Piping Shrike within a golden disc (representing the rising sun) against a blue shield. Above the shield is a crest of Sturt's desert pea, and the base of the coat of arms is a grassland (symbolizing agriculture and industry) with the name of the state displayed on a ribbon.
  • Fish: Leafy Seadragon
  • Flag of South Australia
  • Flower: Sturt's Desert Pea
  • Gem: Opal
  • Slogan: Festival State
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.