East Pilbara

From Heraldry of the World
Jump to: navigation, search
Australi.jpg
Heraldry of the World
Civic heraldry of Australia
Australi.jpg

SHIRE OF EAST PILBARA

State : Western Australia

Arms (crest) of East Pilbara

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms are unofficial.

The charges on the shield are a miner's pick for the huge iron ore mining in this area, a bullock's head for the beef cattle industry, and a spear in saltire with a boomerang representing the indigenous people.

The supporters, a Kangaroo and an Emu are the same as in the national Arms, but are still plentiful in this outback district. Below the shield are Sturt's Desert Pea plants in bloom, a plant found in the arid regions, though the State emblem of South Australia, rather than Western Australia. Behind the supporters are wheat plants, although grain-growing in this marginal area is subject to drought.


Powered by Onecom.jpg

Literature : Image send by the East Pilbara Council.


Help maintaining Heraldry of the World !

Heraldry of the World is a private site, which is on-line since 1996. It is a hobby, which takes much time and money (books, hosting etc etc). If you would like to support this site, donations are very welcome ! You can support the site by donating items (books, pdf, images and other items) or financially using the PayPal button below.
All donations send to this specific PayPal address will be used for acquiring books or other items for the site and not for private use.