Australian Flag Day – Behind the News

On the 3rd of September, 1901, the Australian national flag was raised for the first time. It was a big occasion that is now remembered each year as ‘Flag Day’. But how did the flag come to look how it does? And could it ever be changed?

Teacher Resource (links to yr 3, 5 & 6 History)
http://www.abc.net.au/btn/resources/teacher/episode/20140909-flagday.pdf
“Students will learn about the meanings and uses of flags in Australia and design their own flag.”

BtN Story Page:
http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4081135.htm

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