Wominjeka profiles Victorian Koorie culture and Koorie organisations across Victoria. This excerpt talks about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags.
There are three parts of our Aboriginal flag which represent the people the earth and the sun. The black at the top represents the Aboriginal people whose ancestors have lived in Australia for tens of thousands of years. Yellow represents the sun, the giver of all life and red represents the earth.
The Torres Strait Islander flag. The colour green is for our land, blue for the sea and the Dhari is the symbol for all Torres Strait people, the black represents the people the five pointed star represents our island group.