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Kathy White
Kathy White

Our soldiers are still fighting with this flag has did our fathers & grandfathers we are very proud of them

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Kathy White

The Australian National Flag is raised every morning at the school in Villers-Bretonneux in France, in memory of the thousands of Australian casualties in liberating their village in 1917 (during the First World War).

Stuy Davey
Stuy Davey

if we change our flag all the soldiers that died under the flag did so for nothing.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Stuy Davey

The Australian National Flag is raised every morning at the school in Villers-Bretonneux in France, in memory of the thousands of Australian casualties in liberating their village in 1917 (during the First World War).

Peter Faassen
Peter Faassen

Well-ll ummm I AGREE BUT why not put a few Aussie icons on it like they did with our money? Say Steve ewin. Slim dusty, maybe peter Brock to name but a few or sir Donald Bradman kinda faded super imposed in the flag? Just my thought and I really think the Aboriginal flag should be Incorporated :)

Jonathan Paget
Jonathan Paget
  • Peter Faassen

pity there's not a dislike button on Fb

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Peter Faassen

Peter may I add to your suggestion but first of all put your head in the dunny and get someone to flush it.

Rich Mahone
Rich Mahone

As a US Navy sailor stationed with my Australian Brothers, I served under this beautiful flag for 2 years. It represents a brave, bold, proud, loyal, fun-loving and kind people. It stands for all the great things they have fought for and achieved. Leave it be.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Rich Mahone

Ditto Rich - Thank you for the Support - Appreciated - Regards T (Ex RAAF)

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Rich Mahone

Hi Tony, Pride, Yes Exactly, some will just never understand just what the Australian Flag means, one day when they are in another Country, little English Spoken and turn on the TV to see a Football or Olympics and hear that song for Australia, and watch the Flag of our Nation hoisted, they will then Understand as they will if they are True Aussies, have goosebumps.....till then we all must keep the Spirit of the Flag alive - Regards Teresa. (Ex RAAF)

Rich Mahone
Rich Mahone
  • Rich Mahone

Right-on, Tony. In Viet Nam, you fought for the people and your native land that flag proudly represents. You had mates give their lives for the same. To change it is to dishonor you, their and countless others' service. I cannot imagine the great Australian people standing for this. It's just un-Australian!

Shirley Wilson
Shirley Wilson
  • Rich Mahone

THIS IS A TRUE AUSTRALIAN FLAG, WHY CHANGE IT TO MAKE{ CERTAIN PEOPLE HAPPY}

Karen Mackenzie
Karen Mackenzie

The Australians of this Country have fought for our Country, this is Australia and the flag stays as it is!, stop wanting to change everything because it is then considered politically correct, trying to keep everyone happy who isn't? This flag signifys for all of us Australians who love our country, we are prepared to stand up and be counted as true Aussies. Lena Allen - here, here! I agree Australia Day too, stop changing things for others who come to our country and do not embrace it!...

The Australians of this Country have fought for our Country, this is Australia and the flag stays as it is!, stop wanting to change everything because it is then considered politically correct, trying to keep everyone happy who isn't? This flag signifys for all of us Australians who love our country, we are prepared to stand up and be counted as true Aussies. Lena Allen - here, here! I agree Australia Day too, stop changing things for others who come to our country and do not embrace it! We don't go to theirs and want to change their flags, their laws and their customs. Leave us alone, don't like it then go back to where you all came from!

Steven Adams
Steven Adams
  • Karen Mackenzie

Everything changes every day. Continuously. There is nothing you can do about it.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Karen Mackenzie

The Australian National Flag is raised every morning at the school in Villers-Bretonneux in France, in memory of the thousands of Australian casualties in liberating their village in 1917 (during the First World War).

Gail Kelly
Gail Kelly
  • Karen Mackenzie

Steve Adams Well this is what it is all about, this is how changes are made,OR given the chance to stand up and fight for what you believe in and I believe in this Country and our Flag, not a new flag to boost someones ego. I love our flag just the way it is.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Karen Mackenzie

And it just goes to show how little respect is left for the people who died under that flag and it is a disgrace that Australians need to be reminded of that fact by French school children who honour that flag daily.

Anthony Boserio
Anthony Boserio

I was born under this flag served under this flag respect this flag and want to die under this flag.

Ron Corso
Ron Corso
  • Anthony Boserio

Anthony would you like to be buried in Great Britain because at the moment that's where our flag belongs...It's embarassing, confusing for people outside Australia and it shows insecurity and immaturity in not being able to finally grow up and be ourselves We are no longer a part of the British Empire which ended ages ago, it's time for the 57 yr old bloke to move out of the family home because ironically Mummy and Daddy left ages ago.

Krystal Curry
Krystal Curry
  • Anthony Boserio

Ron.. if you think halls flag is confusing for outsiders, I am here to report I know the difference in the Australian flag and the British flag... kinda hard not to ..
I'm from Texas so pretty well outside Australia :-)

Michael Clohessy
Michael Clohessy
  • Anthony Boserio

Ron, my flag belongs on my flagpole in my yard and it's not broke so I don't want it fixed.

Maybe you should move from Adelaide to Sydney, New South Australia (get rid of the Wales reference). But wait, Sydney was named in honour of the British Home Secretary of the time and Adelaide after the spouse of a UK King...........so that would be from Kuarna Aboriginal country to Cadigal Aboriginal country!

Might be time to emigrate if you are that burdened by the Union Jack on our flag!

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Anthony Boserio

@Ron, you are out of line my friend, stating this in your words, we have had a lot of Good Aussies & Migrants Served and Died to make Australia FREE and you will only be causing issues; one we do not Support. If you continue to act like this, sorry but this is a Vote of Support of Our Nations Flag, not to PR your views, if you do NOT support it, why did you sign?

Jonathan Paget
Jonathan Paget
  • Anthony Boserio

spoken like a true wog

Anthony John McAlister
Anthony John McAlister
  • Anthony Boserio

Ron Corso, it is you who is the immature moron living at home with mum and dad, never served under the flag, cant stand those who believe in being a patriot, and, will never understand the pride that goes with those who currently servre or who have served. If you dont want to live under our current national flag, get a passport and fuck off. By the way, I am 57, have my own home, joined the Army at 17, have been deployed twice and still serve my country.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Anthony Boserio

Hi Anthony, I Blocked Mr Ron Corso, as he started to SPAM this Important effort of the True Australians some just like to not accept the fact's of the matter, Anthony, we ALL appreciate your support - Regards Teresa.

Vic Clark
Vic Clark
  • Anthony Boserio

pull your head in ron corso we are still part of the commonwealth last i looked maybe you should grow up and stop sounding like a spiolt ass.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Anthony Boserio

Mr Corso, are you the one who is embarrassed and ashamed because Fiji decided to change their flag and you feel that it is time to step into the 21st century? Well you appear to be in the minority here. The colours of red, white and blue make it the most recognised flag in the world and the most beautiful.

Michael Cash
Michael Cash

It's the flag that brought our proud nation together. I'm not aware of any of our real heroes ever having died under a 'Sports Flag' to grant us the freedom that we enjoy!

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Michael Cash

Michael, since 1901 we have looked up and United in One through many Conflicts, held our Pride with Our Australian Flag. The People have spoken many times, this is all about our Freedom, from the ANZAC's through to our current Overseas and Local Deployments, we MUST all fight to retain our Given Rights, Australia is a Nation like No Other and we are so Aussie that Our Flag is displayed all over the World, some 3,000 Signed this in just over 24-hours, at this rate 1/2 Million within 6-Months,...

Michael, since 1901 we have looked up and United in One through many Conflicts, held our Pride with Our Australian Flag. The People have spoken many times, this is all about our Freedom, from the ANZAC's through to our current Overseas and Local Deployments, we MUST all fight to retain our Given Rights, Australia is a Nation like No Other and we are so Aussie that Our Flag is displayed all over the World, some 3,000 Signed this in just over 24-hours, at this rate 1/2 Million within 6-Months, I do NOT care how much INK it takes, I will print this out and land it on the Lap's of every Serving Australian Polly in Canberra. As the Voice of Many will show NEVER TOUCH OUR FLAG.

Ron Corso
Ron Corso
  • Michael Cash

Well said Max, What other country on the planet has another county's flag in the corner of their own??? Yes aknowledge our past but it's time for the kids ( now well and truly grown up) to leave home and make their own way in the world

Louraine Millington
Louraine Millington
  • Michael Cash

If a war started in Australia, you would be happy to have the UK part of the flag with the UK soldiers, it shows our unity, nothing else. rather the UK than USA

Judi Nash
Judi Nash
  • Michael Cash

Time to open your mouth and change feet buddy!

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Michael Cash

The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star in the lower hoist quarter. The fly contains a representation of the Southern Cross constellation, made up of five white stars – one small five-pointed star and four, larger, seven-pointed stars.

The flag's original design (with a six-pointed Commonwealth Star) was chosen in 1901 from entries in a worldwide...

The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star in the lower hoist quarter. The fly contains a representation of the Southern Cross constellation, made up of five white stars – one small five-pointed star and four, larger, seven-pointed stars.

The flag's original design (with a six-pointed Commonwealth Star) was chosen in 1901 from entries in a worldwide competition held following Federation, and was first flown in Melbourne on 3 September 1901;[1] this date has been proclaimed as Australian National Flag Day.[2] A slightly different design was approved by King Edward VII in 1902.

Raelene Keeble
Raelene Keeble
  • Michael Cash

Max if you want to change our flag then I think its time for you to move on

Steven Adams
Steven Adams
  • Michael Cash

No flag brought anything. The reason your not aware of any of our real heroes is because you're not aware. There are no 'real' heroes. They died and so will you.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Michael Cash

Just repeating, no hero's died under the boxing kangaroo flag but plenty of selfish bastards got rich under it.

Lena Allen
Lena Allen

our forefathers fought for the rights of every Australian to have the right to be an Australia, Just like the song by Peter Allen that I still call Australia home. What's not broke doesn't need fixing. There is nothing wrong with our flag as it is! It has been at the helm of wars leading men into battle to fight for the freedom of every Australian so that we have the right to live free, why change that it makes no sence. I ALSO DO NOT WANT AUSTRALIA DAY CHANGED TO CITIZEN DAY- How bloody...

our forefathers fought for the rights of every Australian to have the right to be an Australia, Just like the song by Peter Allen that I still call Australia home. What's not broke doesn't need fixing. There is nothing wrong with our flag as it is! It has been at the helm of wars leading men into battle to fight for the freedom of every Australian so that we have the right to live free, why change that it makes no sence. I ALSO DO NOT WANT AUSTRALIA DAY CHANGED TO CITIZEN DAY- How bloody UNAUSTRALIAN is that crap. If you don't like Australia as it is piss off and go back to where you cam from.

Aaron Hazell
Aaron Hazell
  • Lena Allen

Yes but we fought in WW1 under the British flag, which was our flag then. We need to stand up for ourselves.

Colin Wardrop
Colin Wardrop
  • Lena Allen

Aaron you are wrong the Australian Flag was adopted on the 3rd of Sep 1901

Willy Charalambous
Willy Charalambous
  • Lena Allen

To Max they r talking about the AUSSIE flag not about guy rights. and your in Hanoi vietnam no facebook over there!! big no no there !!don`t let the gov found u lol

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Lena Allen

Arron this from Australian War memeral ww1 Flag on a 1918 Post card : https://cas.awm.gov.au/screen_img/RC04121

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Lena Allen

Colin Wardrop Correct 100% we have been flying the Current Australian Flag since 1901, thoe Many Schools in Australia till 1965 did only sing the God Save the Queen and fly the Union Jack, but also raised the Australian Flag after they performed School Assemb.

Debbie Barnes
Debbie Barnes
  • Lena Allen

Well said Lena,,I couldn't agree more !!!

Steven Adams
Steven Adams
  • Lena Allen

Our fore fathers fought because the government told them to.

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Lena Allen

So there were no volunteers then? They were all conscripted so in fear of the Australian government they meekly went to war? IDIOT

Robyn Keal
Robyn Keal

For Those Who Want To Change The Flag, All Non Diggers They Will Be Glad, But They Didn't Fight With Blood And Sweat........ Come ON Aussie........ LEST WE FORGET.

Garry Brew
Garry Brew
  • Robyn Keal

It's our flag keep it at that unlike Australia day when their were flags of all nations flying here, are we the only country in the world with more than one flag so in this country Australia make sure we only fly one flag. The Australian flag.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Robyn Keal

The Australian National Flag is raised every morning at the school in Villers-Bretonneux in France, in memory of the thousands of Australian casualties in liberating their village in 1917 (during the First World War).

Torsten Loebert
Torsten Loebert
  • Robyn Keal

The Diggers did not fight under the Australian Flag. But it is likely that some soldiers did take Australian flags with them during battle. Officially it is not the flag of conflict before WW2 but unofficially it's likely many proud Australian soldiers used it as a symbol of their plight to keep Australia free.

Paul David Mckenzie
Paul David Mckenzie
  • Robyn Keal

lets keep this flag it is the only flag i will salute one nation one flag this egg and spoon flag should be banned as i state one flag one nation

Ken Phelps
Ken Phelps
  • Robyn Keal

Teresa Bayes

Ken Phelps
Ken Phelps
  • Robyn Keal

Personally I have always loved your flag and still do. It is original and only a complete idiot could mistake it for a British flag. You must stand together in a united front and keep that flag just as it is and the same thing for Australia Day! Political correctness goes too far and only seems to want to apease most who are not orriginally from your country. Well if they don't like your flag or your holiday, then they can fuck off back to whatever third world shithole they came from. We had...

Personally I have always loved your flag and still do. It is original and only a complete idiot could mistake it for a British flag. You must stand together in a united front and keep that flag just as it is and the same thing for Australia Day! Political correctness goes too far and only seems to want to apease most who are not orriginally from your country. Well if they don't like your flag or your holiday, then they can fuck off back to whatever third world shithole they came from. We had very similar problems here in Canada, The Union Jack was once the symbol of Canada, but during the Great War si many of our soldiers began etching the maple leaf in caves and on walls just before combat that it very quickly caught on as a symbol of our country. Although it was not fully recognised on a national flag until the mid 60's. But up until that time you will find the maple leaf in one form or another either stitched, or cst in military emblems for our soldier's uniforms as they went into battle, so unofficially as a whole the entire country recognised the maple leaf as a symbol of pride and national unity and identity, long before the government did. We also fought under the British flag since the Boer War in 1898 and were proud to do it and be part of the Commonwealth. We love our flag now as it exists today mainly because it is uniquely Canadian. If you ask a Canadian born here, they will tell you that they love the Australian Flag. I certainly do, and make goddamn sure it stays that way out of respect for your fighting men, your children and your very way of life. You should never tamper with something that works. Our two great countries have a lot in common. Far too many people who are not originally from here that want to upset the very balance of things as they exist. Well do not listen to them. Your flag, your national holiday and your people are wonderful. I love Australia.........keep it Australian for all those who deeply love and respect the land, god bless all of you.......and you know who you are,.....the ones who would willingly fight to preserve your way of life. As you wonderful people say........"No Worries!"

Ronald Reiman
Ronald Reiman
  • Robyn Keal

What would the Canadian flag look like with a union flag in the corner and a maple leaf on the field the same way that we have the Southern Cross?

Michelle Pumpernickel
Michelle Pumpernickel

I can't get that worked up over a flag - and I don't care about sport at all.
In terms of importance a simple flag design change is pretty low on the list of things I'm concerned about.

Teresa Bayes
Teresa Bayes
  • Michelle Pumpernickel

then , i am sorry you don,t get it , if your aussie then you should care ,its important to the majority of australians

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