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State : Victoria

Arms (crest) of Whittlesea

Official blazon


The green signifies the land while the gold piles signify the wealth wedged out of the land, while also forming a letter 'W' the first initial of the City's name. The fountain or wavy roundel alludes to the important waterways in the district, the winged wheel represents industry and the circlet of leaves the many red gums in the bounds of the City. The mural crown is the traditional mark of local government, while the wombat is common to this region. The dairy cow and draft horse recall the link with the original farmers and settlers of this district on the outskirts of Melbourne.

Literature : Image and background provided by Denis Towner.

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