Flag Day 2023 – Parliament House, Canberra

Image by 5 Foot Photography

On 13th Sep, 2023, this Flag Day ceremony was held at Parliament House, Canberra, attended by children from a local primary school and descendants of the winners of the federal flag design competition held in 1901.
The backdrop flag is 12.8 by 6.4 metres and is one of the flags that flies above Parliament House on a rotational basis.

Left to right:

Hon Milton Dick MP, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Great-great grandsons of Ivor Evans: Matthew Evans and Evan Evans

Allan Pidgeon, President of Australian National Flag Association, Qld


Ivor Evans was one of the 5 winners of the flag design competition in 1901, and was 14 years old at the time.

Image by 5 Foot Photography