SYMBOLS

a time for change

 

For any nation it's important to have symbols ... which signify some unity in values, in identity, in purposes

... but such symbols should represent who and where we presently ARE, as well as how we wish to DEVELOP, and who we might BECOME

It's a natural and human tendency to also expect some symbols to celebrate our history - or where we CAME FROM - these also have value and may be used to celebrate our histories when needed ...

But time and social change make such past symbols outdated, and lacking relevance to TODAY'S generations in Australia - let's think about two of them :

 FLAGS

 ANTHEM