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Part 1 - National Symbols - National Symbols - The floral emblem

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The floral emblem

Australia's national floral emblem, the Golden Wattle, Acacia pycnantha, was proclaimed on 1 September 1988. On the advice of the Government, the Governor-General proclaimed on 23 June 1992 that 1 September each year is to be observed as National Wattle Day throughout Australia.