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  Australian Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Coat of Arms is used by the Commonwealth to identify its authority and property.
The Coat of Arms consists of a shield composed of 'quarters' representing the six States of the Com­monwealth enclosed by an ermine border.
The Crest of the Arms is a seven-pointed gold star symbolic of national unity on a gold and blue wreath, which is a traditional element represented as a twisted ribbon or Torse of the two alternate colours gold and blue.
www.pm.gov.au /aus_in_focus/nat_symbols/coatofarms.html   (1289 words)

  
 Australia - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Australia's neighbouring countries are Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia to the north-east, and New Zealand to the south-east.
Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of Australia, a role that is distinct from her position as Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom.
Australia led the formation of the Cairns Group and APEC, and is a member of the OECD and the WTO.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/a/u/s/Australia.html   (4630 words)

  
 Croatian coat of arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Coat of arms of the Noble district of Turopolje from 1737,
Coat of arms of the Bjelovar county, 1872
Barg Vinka with Croatian threecolor and a sketch of Croatian coat of arms,
www.croatianhistory.net /etf/coat.html   (2433 words)

  
 Australian Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Australia's first national coat of arms was granted in 1908 and displayed the kangaroo and emu supporting the shield, and standing on a grassy mound.
The second coat of arms, made in 1912, included the symbols of the states woven together in the central shield with a border symbolizing federation.
The Australian Coat of Arms is the property of the Commonwealth of Australia and is used by the Commonwealth to authenticate documents, to indicate ownership of property, and for other purposes of identification.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-flags/coat_of_arms.htm   (576 words)

  
 Coat of arms of Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Coat of Arms of Australia is the official symbol of Australia.
The initial coat of arms was granted by King Edward VII on May 7, 1908, and the current version was granted by King George V on September 19, 1912, although the 1908 version continued to be used in some contexts, notably appearing on the sixpenny coin until 1966.
^ The Armorial Ensigns of the Commonwealth of Australia 1980.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coat_of_Arms_of_Australia   (945 words)

  
 Family Gazette Newsletter
The Coat of Arms for Australia was granted by King George V in 1912.
Australia has never adopted an official motto or floral, faunal or bird emblem, however, the golden wattle, kangaroo and emu are widely accepted as the national floral, faunal and bird emblems.
The Coat of Arms of the island State was granted by King George V in 1917 and the description of the Arms embodies the motto, Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness).
www.familygazette.net /July31-2003.html   (797 words)

  
 Australia by Jim Cornish
Australia became a commonwealth of the British Empire in 1901.
Lying southeast of Asia, it is bound by the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Coral Sea to the northeast, the Timor Sea to the northwest, the Indian Ocean to the west and the Tasman Sea to the southeast.
The Kangaroo and the Emu appear on Australia's coat of arms.
www.stemnet.nf.ca /CITE/auzzie.htm   (977 words)

  
 AUSTRALIA
Australia harbours many plant and animal species not found elsewhere, including the kangaroo, koalas, platypus, dingo (wild dog), Tasmanian devil (raccoon-like marsupial), wombat (bear-like marsupial), and barking and frilled lizards.
South Australia was settled in 1836 as a free (i.e., nonpenal) colony.
3,153,500), capital of Victoria, SE Australia, on Port Phillip Bay, at the mouth of the Yarra R. Settled in 1835, it was the seat of the Australian federal government from 1901 to 1927.
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 coat of arms
The establishment of Coats of Arms was introduced into Ireland by the Normans in the eleventh century and was adopted by some Gaelic families.
A coat of arms is strictly hereditary within a single family in English and Scottish heraldry.
The coat of arms in Ireland and most of the English coats display three red roses on a silver or white chevron.
www.knowlesclan.org /coat_of_arms.htm   (849 words)

  
 Coat of Arms
The Auckland City Coat of Arms was first created by the College of Arms in Great Britain on 23 October 1911 to symbolise the characteristics and traditions of the region in New Zealand where the city is situated.
A Coat of Arms is sometimes referred to as "Armorial Bearings" and is typically made up of a number of heraldic elements.
The College of Arms placed the closed visor in the crest to represent Auckland City's status as a corporation and the battlements signify a local authority.
www.aucklandcity.govt.nz /auckland/introduction/coatarms/default.asp   (296 words)

  
 Department of the Premier and Cabinet - coatofarms
The Queensland Coat of Arms, the oldest State Arms in Australia, was granted to the Colony of Queensland by Queen Victoria in 1893.
The Coat of Arms is a heraldic device, symbolising the Queen's constitutional authority in the State.
The Coat of Arms was given a more modern rendering when the supporters, the red deer and the brolga, were assigned in 1977, the Queen's Silver Jubilee year.
www.premiers.qld.gov.au /Government/emblems/coatofarms   (238 words)

  
 The Australian Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Strictly the Crest is the device above shield and hemlet on a coat of arms; in Australia's case it is the seven-pointed gold star on the wreath.
Usually the Arms are depicted in a acompartment adornded with wattle (Acacia pycnantha) leaves and inflorescence, and a scroll with the word "AUSTRALIA" on it under the Arms.
The devices for each of the six States on the Arms are represented on the Blue Ensigns that are the official state flags.
www.anbg.gov.au /oz/arms.html   (401 words)

  
 The Family Coat of Arms Shop
egardless of their origins, coats of arms became military status symbols, and their popularity increased along with the popularity of the tournament, which was developed in the mid-eleventh century in France.
By 1400 A.D., bearing a coat of arms had become a prerequisite to participation in a tournament, and due to the importance of social standing in such pageants, a coat of arms also became a mark of noble status.
Your family Coat of Arms is reproduced in authentic heraldic colors on a white collared Golf Shirt.
www.coatofarms-shop.com /coatofarm5.html   (653 words)

  
 Department of the Premier and Cabinet - Coat of Arms
The Coat of Arms of the State of Western Australia was granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Royal Warrant dated the 17th day of March, 1969.
The Coat of Arms is to be used on seals, shields, banners or otherwise according to the Laws of Arms.
Bromides of the Coat of Arms (both forms) may be obtained from the State Law Publisher.
www.dpc.wa.gov.au /index.cfm?event=symbolsWaCoatOfArms   (474 words)

  
 Australia Now - Australia's Coat of Arms
The Coat of Arms was granted by King George V in 1912.
Strictly speaking, the Crest is the device above the shield and helmet on a coat of arms and in this instance is a seven-pointed gold star on a blue and gold wreath.
However, a Coat of Arms for the city of Canberra, the national capital of Australia, was granted by King George V in 1928.
www.dfat.gov.au /facts/coat_of_arms.html   (1103 words)

  
 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
In the centre of the gold fly is a modified form of the arms of the City of Canberra, whilst the Southern Cross appears in the blue bar at the hoist.
The coat of arms of Australia's capital was granted in 1928.
The rose is the rose of York, which commemorates the contribution of the Duke of York in establishing Canberra as the seat of government.
www.angelfire.com /al2/Australia/ACT.html   (686 words)

  
 Coat of Arms Shop - Whats in A Name?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This knowledge of the various devices and symbols was called Heraldry, and as the announcement was accompanied with the sound of a trumpet, it was termed “blazoning the arms.” The earliest coats of arms were fairly simple -- bars or wavy lines, a lion rampant or an eagle displayed, or an arrangement of fleurs-de-lis.
Regardless of their origins, coats of arms became military status symbols, and their popularity increased along with the popularity of the tournament, which was developed in the mid-eleventh century in France.
Though many people think that coats-of arms were granted only to nobility, they can actually be found for more than ninety percent of all names.
www.coatofarms-shop.com /whatsinaname23.html   (485 words)

  
 FAQ
The actual coat of arms itself is composed of a blazon of arms (in the shape of a shield) containing specific artwork (charges) in a combination of nine heraldic colors and metals (Or - Yellow/Gold, Azure - Blue, Argent - White/Silver, Sable - Black, Vert - Green, Gules - Red, Purple, Orange and Brown).
In instances where our research has been unable to verify a Coat of Arms associated with a particular name, or a variant of that name, it is normal practice to make reference to the arms of the country of origin of the particular name.
Yes, Coats or Arms for individuals or organisations are still granted (on payment of a fee and subject to an evaluation procedure) by some chief heralds or heraldic colleges around the world.
www.irishfamilycoatsofarms.com /faq.html   (874 words)

  
 Family Coat of Arms Search | Name and their Meaning Origin Gifts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The images have been computer drawn according to heraldic standards, and the Coat of Arms is printed in full colour on a paper of your choice.
This double Coat of Arms is the celebration of the union of two distinct families symbolically joined on one page.
The images have been computer drawn according to heraldic standards and the two Coats of Arms are printed in full colour on a paper of your choice.
www.your-familytree.com /Genealogy_coat_of_arms.htm   (1875 words)

  
 Coat of Arms
"Arms" were (and are) granted to individuals (and their direct descendants), and not to a family or clan, according to experts in Heraldry.
In order to display a "coat of arms" as your own, you must prove that you are a descendant of the individual to whom the arms were granted.
There are other "Murnane coats of arms" and there is no proof that any Murnane (or O'Murnane or Marnane or any of the other variations) actually was awarded a coat of arms.
www.murnane.org /coat.htm   (827 words)

  
 Australian Coat of Arms
A new design, which is the one used in today’s Coat of Arms, was granted under Royal Warrant by King George V on 19 September 1912.
The Wattle depicted on the Coat of Arms appears to be a stylized illustration.
Further information on the Coat of Arms, its history, discription and conditions governing usage are provided at the Prime Minister’s website and by the Awards and National Symbols Branch of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet in their beautiful book Australian symbols, or by visiting their
www.worldwidewattle.com /infogallery/symbolic/coatofarms.php   (399 words)

  
 National Heraldry
Coats of Arms of the 64 Counties of the Kingdom of Hungary
Irish National and Regional Coats of Arms - by Eddie Geoghegan.
Finland - Presidential Ensign and Coat of Arms.
www.digiserve.com /heraldry/nationac.htm   (315 words)

  
 Australia Coat Of Arms 11.75" Vinyl Transfer Decal
Australia Coat Of Arms 3.8" Vinyl Transfer Decal
Australia Coat Of Arms 5.5" Vinyl Transfer Decal
Australia Coat Of Arms 8" Vinyl Transfer Decal
store.armydecals.com /aucoofar11de.html   (263 words)

  
 Duane Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms > Duane Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms / Family Crest Coffee Mug
Coat of Arms / Family Crest Mouse Pad
www.houseofnames.com /xq/asp.c/qx/duane-coat-arms.htm   (1646 words)

  
 Italian Coat of Arms from The Family Crest Shop
In all ages and in all quarters of the world, distinguishing symbols such as Coat of Arms have been widely adopted.
Coat of Arms displayed on Plaques and Frames, perfect for presentation in your home.
Full color Coat of Arms with Family Crest shown on both sides of this beautiful ceramic mug.
www.shopcoatofarms.com /italian-coatofarms.asp   (406 words)

  
 City of Ipswich (Queensland, Australia)
The Arms have in the upper left quarter the Golden Fleece with ribbon.
An emblem of wheat-in-the-ear is depicted on the left of the Arms and on the right an emblem of cotton in the pod - a reminder that during the American Civil War cotton was seen as an important new industry for Ipswich.
The Arms portray the history of the early industries of Ipswich with a symbol (the Church) of faith in God, Who made possible those industries and production, and so the resultant prosperity of the Ipswich area.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/au-ql-ip.html   (794 words)

  
 Family Coat of Arms - Genealogy And Family Heraldry Research
The College of Arms is the official repository of the coats of arms and pedigrees of English, Welsh, Northern Irish and Commonwealth families and their descendants.
An historical presentation of the world of the coats of arms through present and old European monarchies.
Dedicated to the science and art of the Blazon, will allow you to discover a small treaty on heraldics and a service for the research, creation and registration of family coats of arms (even if your family is not noble, you are entitled to a coat of arms).
www.ancestorhunt.com /family-coat-of-arms.htm   (527 words)

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