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Tartan Details - Western Australia (Scottish Associations)

The information held within The Scottish Register of Tartans for the "Western Australia (Scottish Associations)" tartan is shown below. 

Reference: 10513
Designer: Johnston, Betty J
Tartan date: 23/05/2011
Registration date: 22 November 2011
Category: District
Restrictions: Yes.
The designers, B & B Johnston, trading as House of Tartan (Australia) hold all the rights, copyright, design and all associated privileges of the tartan known as the Western Australia tartan.


Registration notes: The predominantly black sett is historically and symbolically linked to the black swan, used as an emblem of the state of Western Australia from 1830. The red and green represent the floral emblem, the Red and Green Kangaroo paw. The red lines are also symbolic of the large land mass and extensive mineral wealth of Western Australia. The white reflects the Southern Cross Constellation which is unique to Australia. The designers, B & B Johnston, trading as House of Tartan (Australia) holds all the rights, copyright, design and all associated privileges of the tartan known as the Western Australia tartan. The Western Australia tartan has been endorsed by Peter Watson MLA, Member for Albany. The Caledonian Society of Albany Inc have petitioned the Western Australia Premier to have the tartan proclaimed the Western Australia tartan.
Information notes: To view woven sample, please request NAS6/O6/Oversize.
Woven Sample: A woven sample of this tartan has been received by the Scottish Register of Tartans for permanent preservation in the National Records of Scotland.
Registrant details: Mrs Betty J Johnston, Bradston Loch, 220 Gooda Creek Road, Murrumbateman, NSW, Australia, 2582
[email protected]
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