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  Flag of Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The current state flag of the Northern Territory was officially adopted in 1978.
The flag uses the Territory's floral emblem, and its colours of fl, white and ochre.
The Southern Cross appears as five white stars on a fl panel at the hoist, whilst in the centre of the ochre field in the fly is a stylised Sturt's Desert Rose with seven white petals and a fl seven-pointed core.
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 Northern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Northern Territory Government of Australia website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Northern Territory Flag was flown for the first time at the ceremony in Darwin on 1 July 1978 which marked the grant of self-government to the Northern Territory.
The flag-raising ceremony was held on the Esplanade, overlooking Darwin Harbour, and was acknowledged with a 19-gun salute from HMAS Derwent.
The Northern Territory flag incorporates the three official Territory colours – fl, white and ochre –; and the official Northern Territory floral emblem, Sturt's Desert Rose.
www.nt.gov.au /ntg/symbols/ntflag.shtml   (220 words)

  
 Northern Territory -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Northern Territory is a federal territory of (A nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony) Australia.
The Northern Territory was part of (An Australian state in southeastern Australia) New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and was later part of (A state in south central Australia) South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
The Northern Territory's (A liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent) alcohol consumption is one of the highest in the world, and certainly the highest in Australia.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/N/No/Northern_Territory.htm   (1105 words)

  
 Floral Emblem of Northern Territory
The blazon of the armorial ensign [illust] assigned to the Northern Territory on 11 September 1978 and recorded in the College of Arms, London, states: 'Growing from a compartment comprising a grassy sandy mound Sturt's Desert Roses (Gossypium sturtianum)...
As the Northern Territory approached self-government, the appropriateness of a territorial flag was realised.
Stamps featuring Sturt's Desert Rose as the floral emblem of the Northern Territory were of three values, 2 cents [illust], 4 cents and 6 cents, issued on 1 October 1971, 27 April 1970 and 28 September 1970 respectively.
www.anbg.gov.au /emblems/nt.emblem.html   (973 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Northern Territory was part of New South Wales from 1825 to 1863 and part of South Australia from 1863 to 1911.
The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 was eventually passed by the Fraser Government on 16 December 1976 and began operation on Australia Day, that is 26 January 1977.
The current head of government is Chief Minister Clare Martin who led the Australian Labor Party to their first Northern Territory electoral victory in August 2001, and to a second victory in June 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Northern_Territory   (1184 words)

  
 DCM - Northern Territory Flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Northern Territory Flag was designed by Mr Robert Ingpen, of Melbourne, who used a number of designs submitted by members of the public as the basis for his design.
When the Australian National Flag, the Union Jack and the Northern Territory Flag are flown on or in front of a building they should be positioned with the Australian National Flag on the left, the Union Jack in the centre and the Northern Territory Flag on the right of the observer facing the building.
The Australian National Flag or the Northern Territory Flag should not be used as a covering for a statue, monument or plaque during an unveiling ceremony.
www.nt.gov.au /dcm/protocol/flag.shtml   (1433 words)

  
 Northern Territory (Australia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was the first internal or external Australian territory to adopt a flag post-Federation (1901).
Since the Northern Territory had no flag, it was easy to adopt a design that was not a 'duster'.
The flag of the Northern Territory incorporates the three official Territory colours: fl, white and ochre.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/au-nt.html   (130 words)

  
 Australia and its States, Sports, Food, Animals and Plants
Northern Territory adopted their flag on 1 July 1978 even though the Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911.
Northern Territory was administered by the Federal Government and used the National Coat of Arms.
The Wedge-tailed eagle (Aquila audax) was proclaimed as the territory's emblem in 1975.
www.angelfire.com /al2/Australia/NorthTer.html   (1237 words)

  
 Parliament@Work - Northern Territory
In 1978, the Northern Territory was granted self-government by an Act of the Commonwealth Parliament, but because it is not a State, the degree of self-government is limited.
Northern Territory Government Ministers are appointed by the Administrator on the advice of the Chief Minister.
Until the Northern Territory was granted self-government on 1 July 1978, it was run by the Commonwealth Government, and used the Commonwealth Coat of Arms.
www.parliament.curriculum.edu.au /nt.php3   (731 words)

  
 Northern Rhodesia (Zambia pre-independence)
Northern Rhodesia was separated administratively from Southern Rhodesia in 1910, but both territories remained under control of the BSA Company.
Northern Rhodesia joined with neighbouring Southern Rhodesia and Nyasaland to form the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in September 1953.
This flag continued to be used by the Governor of Northern Rhodesia when the Protectorate became one of the constituent territories of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland between 1953 and 1963, and ceased to be used once Northern Rhodesia gained independence on 24 October 1964 as the Republic of Zambia.
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 Northern Territory, flag of the --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The territorial colours—ochre-red, fl, and white—were officially recognized on February 17, 1964, and are said to be associated with the Aboriginal…
Canadian territorial flag consisting of vertical blue-white-blue stripes and the shield of the territorial coat of arms on its wide central stripe.
The territory consisted of more than 2,000 islands scattered over about 3,000,000 square miles (7,770,000 square km) of the tropical western Pacific Ocean, north of the Equator between latitudes 1° and 22° N and longitudes 130° and 172° E. Most of the islands are...
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 Australian State Flags (Geobop's Symbols)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ustralia’s state flags are similar to the national flag—a dark blue field (background) with the British “Union Jack” serving as the canton (the upper corner nearest the flagpole) and a unique design representing each state near the fly.
New South Wales’ flag was adopted on February 18, 1876 in response to complaints that the previous flag was too similar to that of Victoria.
The flag was designed by Robert Ingpen, a Victorian illustrator, and incorporates both the Territorial colors (fl and ochre) and floral emblem, a stylised Sturt’s desert rose with seven petals.
www.geobop.com /symbols/Flags/world/australia/state   (831 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Population centres include the capital, Darwin, the nearby located Palmerston and Alice Springs.
The Northern Territories Dispute and Russo-Japanese Relations (Research Series (University of California, Berkeley International and Area Studies))
Territories of the Voice: Contemporary Stories by Irish Women Writiers
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 Northern territory:Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
He represented the country as suitable for settlement, and application was accordingly made to the Imperial Government for permission to annex the whole of the territory laying between the 26 degree of south latitude and the seaboard, and the meridians of 129 degrees and 138 degrees east longitude.
In 1864 the first colonising expedition to the Northern Territory was dispatched from Adelaide; a settlement was established at Escape Cliffs, Adam Bay, but the location, being found unsuitable, the colonists, in 1870, removed to Port Darwin, which has since remained the official centre.
The Northern Territory is now a Commonwealth Territory with its own Parliament and Chief Minister.The capital, Darwin, is a modern city whose links with Indonesia and Papua New Guinea continues trade and migration patterns that have been going on for thousands of years.
www.grandpapencil.com /austral/NTHTER.HTM   (207 words)

  
 New Australian Flags: Northern Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The flag was designed by Robert Ingpen, a Victorian illustrator, and incorporates the Territorian colours of fl and ochre and a stylised Sturt's Desert Rose, its floral emblem.
The flag of the Northern Territory was the first official Australian flag to not contain the Union Flag of the United Kingdom (Union Jack).
This flag also inspired the subsequent design of the Australian Capital Territory flag.
members.optusnet.com.au /~brendan.jones/flags/nt.html   (178 words)

  
 Northern Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Northern Territory comprises one-sixth of Australia's land mass, and is 1,346,200 square kilometres in area.
There are two broad divisions; the northern part, known as 'The Top End' receives heavy rainfall for three to five months of the year, and the southern area, known as 'The Centre', has a low rainfall and no permanent rivers.
Darwin is the administrative centre of the Northern Territory.
www.hendrashs.qld.edu.au /australia/nt.html   (389 words)

  
 Northern Territory --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although it is six times the size of Great Britain, Australia's Northern Territory is home to only about 1 percent of the population of Australia.
Produced in the northern territory that was occupied and ruled by foreign invaders and that was quick to respond to Buddhism, Northern Wei sculpture is distinct from the more traditional indigenous art produced in...
Throughout most of the 20th century the territories constituted more than a third of the area of Canada, and they reached almost from the eastern to the western extremities of the country across the roof of the North American continent.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article?tocId=9276120   (941 words)

  
 Northern Territory Identity, Flag, Coat of Arms, Floral & Animal Emblems - Aussie-Info.com
All State flags, except the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory, use the Australian flag, based on the Blue Ensign, but have the particular badge of that State on the right hand side where the Southern Cross would be.
The Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911.
The flag, designed by Robert Ingpen, a Victorian illustrator, was first flown in 1978.
www.aussie-info.com /places/nt/identity   (227 words)

  
 Australian Flags page - Flags of Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
I do like our present flag and am proud of the sacrifices and achievements made under the Australian flag, but I believe it is a new millennium and time for a change.
The Australian flag is very similar to the New Zealand with the diffrences being the New Zealand flag has a darker shade of blue, has only 4 stars on their Southern Cross, which is also shaded red, and does not contain the Commonwealth Star.
The flag designs of the Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, Norfolk Island, and Christmas Island (as well as the Aboriginal flag and the Torres Strait Islander flag) are great designs and are very representative of their region and/or culture.
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 Centenary of Federation - Australian Symbols
Black, white and ochre - the colours of the Northern Territory - are incorporated in its official flag.
In the Northern Territory they are found more often in the arid centre than on the humid coastal plain of the north.
Sturt's Desert Rose was adopted as the Northern Territory's floral emblem in 1974.
pandora.nla.gov.au /pan/10492/20021115/resources/symbols/state_nt.htm   (714 words)

  
 Northern Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
There were four attempts to settle the harsh environment of the northern coast, of which three failed horribly in starvation and despair.
On January 1, 1911 the Northern Territory was separated from South Australia.
The capital city is Darwin, the successful fourth settlement on the north coast; the second biggest city is Alice Springs, in the desert interior to the south.
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 NORTHERN TERRITORY, RED CENTRE, AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK
The Northern Territory is the most barren of all areas in the whole of Australia.
Far North Northern Territory (the Top End) is home to the vast Arnhem Land which is Aboriginal land, as well as the Kakadu National Park.
The Northern Territory was previously controlled by both New South Wales and South Australia.
www.australianexplorer.com /northern_territory.htm   (420 words)

  
 DCM - Insignia of the Northern Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Use of the Northern Territory Insignia is governed by the Northern Territory Flag and Emblem Act 1985.
The Northern Territory Flag is to be flown by persons and bodies on land and sea along similar lines to those adopted for use of the National Flag.
The Northern Territory Flag should not be subject to usage, which lowers the dignity of the Flag.
www.dcm.nt.gov.au /dcm/protocol/insignia.shtml   (134 words)

  
 Northern Territory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Information may change rapidly as the event progresses and may temporarily contain inaccuracies, bias, or vandalism due to a high frequency of edits.
See A Brief History of the Administration in the Northern Territory (http://www.nt.gov.au/lant/pub/ip2.shtml) Soon after this time, parts of the Northern Territory were considered in the Kimberley Scheme (http://www.naa.gov.au/Publications/research_guides/guides/haven/chapter2.htm) as a possible site for the establishment of a Jewish Homeland, understandably considered the "Unpromised Land".
An important event in this struggle was the strike and walk off by the people at, cattle station in 1966.
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 Northern Territory Australia, hotel & travel info by AUinfo
Northern Territory, an almost entirely tropical region apart from the 250Km or so south of Alice Springs, extends northwards for 1500Km from its border with South Australia to 'The Top End' and 800Km west from the Queensland border to Western Australia.
Although the Northern Territory is a beautiful majestic place, it can also be harsh and unforgiving since water and fuel may not be readily available and shade may be difficult to come by.
The Capital of The Northern Territory is Darwin which is the most northerly city in Australia.
www.auinfo.com /northern-territory.htm   (460 words)

  
 Ausflag - Northern Territory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Northern Territory was founded as a Federal Territory on 1 January 1911, but its first flag was not hoisted until self government was attained on 1 July 1978.
The flag was designed by Robert Ingpen, a Victorian illustrator, and incorporates both the Territorian colours and floral emblem.
In the centre of the fly is a stylised Sturt's Desert Rose with seven petals on an ochre field.
www.ausflag.com.au /flags/nt.html   (133 words)

  
 The Northern Phenixia Territory
Northern Phenixia is luckier under the mild rule of IF : Green March : Northern Phenixia has been liberated by the peaceful Green March.
The bloodshed that followed provoked intervention by the Phenixian Army which is still on the territory to maintain peace waiting for a peaceful international solution to be found.
Their flag is inspired by Northern Estontetso, but the red refers to New Estontetso.
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 flagsonline.net Flag of the Northern Territory
The Northern Territory flag was designed by Mr Robert Ingpen and is a composite of different designs submitted as part of a flag competition organised by the Northern Territory Government in 1978.
Black, white and ochre are the Northern Territory’s official colours and the central flower is a stylised Sturt’s desert rose, the territory’s official floral emblem.
The five stars at the hoist of the flag symbolise the constellation the Southern Cross, representing the stars Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta each with seven points and Epsilon with five points because it doesn't shine as brightly as the other stars in the constellation.
www.flagsonline.net /Australia/nt.htm   (188 words)

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