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14 Alternative Australian Flags That Don't Feature Britain's Flag Too

Should the Union Jack be removed from Australia's flag? Here are the alternatives.

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Former PM Paul Keating supported a change: "I do not believe that the symbols and the expression of the full sovereignty of Australian nationhood can ever be complete while we have a flag with the flag of another country on the corner of it."

1. The battle flag of the Eureka Stockade features the five stars of the constellation Crux Australis in white on a white cross and blue field. NOTE: images and information about these flag designs come from this Wikipedia page.

4. A blue field with the Southern Cross in the top left, then a thin white stripe before a thicker red section at the foot.

7. A striking tricolour featuring black, gold and green and the Southern Cross overlaying the black section.

Joint first winning design in Channel 9 A Current Affair flag competition by David Couzens / Via

10. Seven Golden Stars includes the stars from the Southern Cross, the Commonwealth Star and the Sun from the Aboriginal Flag.

13. The familiar Australian Commonwealth Star and Southern Cross above the Australian National colours of Green and Gold in waves to represent the Australian landscape, from the beach to the dunes of the outback.

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An earlier version of this post did not adequately cite this Wikipedia page which provided much of the information on flag designs.

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