Will Australia’s flag change if Union is redrawn?

The Australian National Flag, was chosen in a government approved public competition in 1901 and is registered under law as the chief national symbol of Australia. The Commonwealth Parliament approved and passed into law the FLAGS ACT 1953. With the passing of the Flags (Protection of Australian Flags) Amendment Bill 2008 (C2008B00208) the current design […]

UK Flag Design Comments

As Scotland’s vote on independence fast approaches officers of the Flag Institute are being kept very busy answering press enquiries from around the World. Our role as the UK’s national flag charity is to inform any public debate about flags, so we do our best to answer all such enquiries. Here is the result of […]

Register for the Flag Institute Winter Conference

Featuring an eclectic mix of flag-related talks, presentations, debates, and music (really!), our 2014 AGM and Winter Conference is an informal opportunity for member and non-members alike to get together and enjoy a shared love of flags. We urge you to take part in this exciting event, to speak or just to attend and enjoy […]

Exmoor Flag Competition Gets Off the Ground

Last month saw the launch of the open-to-all free to enter competition to design the official flag for Exmoor. The closing date for entries is Monday the 21st of July. The winning design will be chosen by public vote and unveiled at a ceremony in October. There has already been much interest around the area […]