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Mount Gambier (SA, Australia)

Last modified: 2005-01-29 by jonathan dixon
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Description of the Flag

At you can see the flag of the City of Mount Gambier, South Australia, with this text

Following a local design competition the City of Mount Gambier Flag was officially dedicated on 1st January, 1986 at the New Years Sports Day as part of the Mount Gambier Program for the South Australian Jubilee 150 Celebrations.

The Flag design incorporates the City of Mount Gambier Coat of Arms (in a single colour) and uses the following symbolic colours which Council believes truly represent the colours of Mount Gambier:

GREEN: Mount Gambier receives bountiful rains and from its rich volcanic soils lush green pastures and extensive radiata pine forests are produced. The colour green typifies these wonderful features.

GOLD: From our land great wealth is derived and Mount Gambier is enriched by its culture, recreational activities, commerce and industry and the colour gold is symbolic of all of these.

BLUE: It was around the Blue Lake that Mount Gambier had its beginnings. The lake provides the City with a copious water supply and is renowned for its annual phenomenon of colour change which is featured in the design by the colour azure blue.

Olivier Touzeau, 7 January 2004