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Funeral Flags and Protocols in Australia
Funeral flags play a significant role in paying tribute to the departed, serving as symbols of respect, honour, and remembrance. In Australia, the use of flags at funerals, particularly military funerals, follows specific protocols that ensure dignity and reverence for those who have passed away. At Harry West Flags, we have made numerous different types of funeral flags over the years and feel honoured to be able to contribute and pay our respects in such meaningful ceremonies. We use a variety of different finishes for funeral flags, and can accommodate any requests to ensure your flag is fit for your specific funeral purpose
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Australian Made Week 2024
This week, from the 20th to the 26th of May, it is Australian Made Week, organised by The Australian Made Campaign. We are joining Jessica Mauboy and the Australian Made Team in celebrating Australian makers and growers. As a manufacturer, who have been producing high quality, Australian Made flags on the foreshore of Sydney for over 100 years, Australian Made Week is very important to us.
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ANZAC Day Custom Flags
Anzac Day, observed on the 25th of April each year, holds a special place in the hearts of Australians and New Zealanders as a day of remembrance, reflection, and tribute. It commemorates the bravery, sacrifice, and camaraderie of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought gallantly in World War I, particularly during the ill-fated Gallipoli Campaign.
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The Symbolism of the Eureka Stockade Flag
The Eureka Stockade Flag, is one of the oldest flags of Australia, with a rich history and a lot of symbolism, still remaining relevant to this day. The Eureka Stockade Flag, first raised in 1854, during a pivotal moment in Australian history, encapsulates elements of unity, democracy and equality. 
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Flags of Australia: Beyond the Union Jack
Australia is a land of diverse cultures, histories, and identities, and one of the most visible representations of this diversity is found in the flags that fly across the nation. While the Australian National Flag, with its Union Jack and Southern Cross, is instantly recognisable, two other flags often fly alongside it in many important settings; The Aboriginal Flag and the Torres Strait Islander Flag. These flags hold such significance in Australia and substantially more significance than the Australian Flag for First Nations Peoples. 
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Harry West Flags: Our rich century old history

Established in 1908, Harry West Flags is amongst some of the oldest Australian businesses still in operation today. Older than the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Wesfarmers and QANTAS, we feel it necessary to ensure we keep our rich history alive, and share what we can with you. In doing this, we have found some relics that really put into perspective how old our company is and how much of a journey it has been on over its 116 years. 

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