If you’ve been to Australia, you might notice the colours green and gold stand out quite a bit around the country.
That’s because green and gold are regarded as the national colours of Australia. Both colours arguably symbolise what it means to be uniquely Australia and Australian on different levels.
Green and gold, the colours of Australia.
There are a few reasons behind how green and gold came to be the colours of this country, and these reasons are tied with history and events of today.
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Colours are here and there, everywhere. In Chinese culture, certain colours play a more prominent role than others, some colours more auspicious than others.
Growing up, this sentiment was what my Chinese-Malaysian parents taught me – that some colours we should see more of as a Chinese person, and other colours we shouldn’t pay too much attention to.
Each colour has different meanings in each culture. Different cultures perceive different colours differently. Different colours speak differently to each community and individual over time, past and present.
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