NSW Coat of Arms

With the exception of court and tribunal, NSW agencies cannot use the Coat of Arms without Ministerial approval. 

Coat of Arms

The Coat of Arms of New South Wales is the official Coat of Arms of the Australian state of New South Wales.

NSW Government agencies that wish to use the NSW Coat of Arms are required to seek a brand exemption from the NSW Government Brand Framework. The NSW Government Brand team must be consulted prior to submitting an exemption application. The Coat of Arms cannot be co-branded with another NSW Government logo. 

For guidance on appropriate use, refer to the State Arms, Symbols and Emblems Act 2004. All use must follow the NSW Coat of Arms guidelines available from the Department of Premier and Cabinet Protocol team

Courts and Tribunals in NSW may use the Coat of Arms are not required to apply for an exemption from the NSW Government Brand Framework. 

All non-NSW-Government organisations must request use of the Coat of Arms from the Attorney General. The Office of General Counsel, Department of Justice manages these requests on behalf of the Attorney General. 

Coat of Arms usage

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