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The NSW state flag has been in use since 1876. It includes the Union Jack and the NSW badge.
With the exception of court and tribunal, NSW agencies cannot use the Coat of Arms without Ministerial approval.
NSW has its own state flower, animal, bird, fish and gemstone.
If you are inviting members of Parliament, Government and the Judiciary to your event, it is important to have an understanding of the correct forms of address.
The NSW Table of Precedence lists the order of Members of Parliament, government officials, visiting dignitaries and the judiciary at ceremonies, functions or events.
The Commonwealth Table of Precedence lists the order of Members of Parliament, government officials, visiting dignataries and the judiciary at ceremonies, functions or events.
A State Service (funeral or memorial) represents a considerable honour accorded by the NSW Government in recognition of an individual’s achievement and contribution during their lifetime.