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Tasmania Symbols

  • Animal: Tasmanian Devil (unofficial)
  • Bird: Yellow Wattlebird
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Tasmania

  • Coat of Arms: The Tasmanian coat of arms was granted by King George V in May 1917.

    The coat of arms features two Tasmanian Tigers supporting a shield that depicts significant features of Tasmania's industry: a sheaf of wheat, hops, a ram, and apples, as well as an Heraldic Thunderbolt. Making up the crest of the arms is a lion with a pick and shovel, and detailed on a ribbon below is the state motto.

  • Flag of Tasmania
  • Flower: Tasmanian Blue Gum
  • Mineral: Crocoite
  • Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness)
  • Slogan: Island of Inspiration; The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle; Tassie

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