Spirit of Sturt

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A number of Australian themes, icons and references are incorporated into this artwork. Can you find them? Scroll down for the answers!

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  1. The Sturt Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa) – this is the floral emblem of South Australia
  2. Aboriginal symbols for “emu” and “kangaroo” – making up the leaf markings, these are also arranged to form the Australian Coat of Arms 
  3. Dot Painting – a traditional Aboriginal art technique
  4. The Southern Cross – a star constellation which is also featured on the Australian Flag, and is a reminder that this is the “Great Southland of the Holy Spirit”
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