Activity: Flying The Flag

Setting the scene

Each Australian police jurisdiction flies its agency’s flag at the National Police Memorial. All flags were blessed in their home jurisdiction on National Police Remembrance Day and were later presented to the National Police Memorial catafalque (cat a falk) party by the respective Police Commissioners.

What to do

Each flag displays a unique design and has a colourful history behind its design and development. Choose a flag and research its history, development and design.

Answer the following questions. Include as much detail as possible in your research.

A catafalque party was an integral part of the National Police Memorial dedication ceremony. Answer the following questions.

Be creative

The Northern Territory police flag was a new design that was first raised and flown at the National Police Memorial dedication ceremony.