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Flag Retailers and Manufacturers

NOTE: FLAGS AUSTRALIA DOES NOT SELL FLAGS

Some of Flags Australia's members are retailers of flags in Australia. Information about those members who are involved in the flag industry is set out below.  Flags Australia recommends that everyone interested in flags and vexillology support those flag retailers and manufacturers who are sufficiently interested in their products to belong to Flags Australia.

 

Australiana Flags is owned and operated by Warren Cardwell. Australiana Flags specialises in supplying the Australian National Flag in all sizes and at the highest quality and a full range of national and international flags, corporate and custom designs. It also supplies other Australian historical and heritage flags, including a range of flags for Australians of Anglo-Celtic descent.

Australiana Flags: 2/175 Sailors Bay Road, Northbridge NSW 2063

(02) 9958 3246 or 0419 195 835

www.australianaflags.com.au

     
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Australiana Concepts is the flag design and research consultancy of John Christian Vaughan and he describes himself as a vexillographer. He has designed numerous heritage, municipal and personal flags and he has a wealth of knowledge and experience with flags. John was the owner operator of Australiana Flags from 1986 to 2017. He is the leading expert on Australian current and historical flags, etiquette and protocol and he is a frequent guest speaker and commentator on flags. John is the national spokesman for the Australian National Flag Association.

Australiana Flags: Castlecrag NSW 2068

0429 076 767

Facebook: Australiana Concepts

     
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Carroll & Richardson Flagworld is one of Australia’s leading flag manufacturers, stockists and retailers, serving over 15,000 satisfied customers for over 50 years. They are one of the few flag companies with a fully stocked warehouse and on site manufacturing. They have one of Australia’s largest range of Australian, Aboriginal, Torres Strait, international and commercial flags. This allows them exceptional quality control as well as fast printing and delivery.

They produce Australian made flags, banners and bunting and are a member of the Australian Made campaign. They digitally and screen print on a range of fabrics including vinyl, knitted polyester and woven polyester in various sizes. Hand sewn appliqued standard and custom made flags and banners are also available. They work with a wide range of customers to create customised flags and banners to promote their businesses and brands.

Carroll & Richardson Flagworld are proudly an Australian company with the exclusive worldwide rights to manufacture the  Aboriginal Flag.

22-24 Miles Street, Mulgrave, VIC 3170.

(03) 9566 4500 or 1800 135 247

www.flagworld.com.au

     

 

 

Flag Monkey is a retailer and wholesaler of quality screen printed polyester and trilobal flags. It stocks a comprehensive range of Australian, world and novelty flags in many sizes from desk-flags to large outdoor flags. It also has a range of flag items such as mugs and coasters. Flag Monkey has a new store in Glebe.

All online purchases are dispatched the same day & with express post usually arrive the next day. Trade and wholesale clients can contact Jay Thorogood, Flag Monkey’s owner-operator at jay@flagmonkey.com.au.

Flag Monkey: Shop1, 166 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, 2037

0488 228 882

www.flagmonkey.com.au and Facebook: flagmonkey

     
 

Harry West Flags is one of Australia's oldest flag makers, having operated since 1908, originally in East Balmain. It specialises in expertly hand made appliqued flags and it also supplies screen printed and digitally printed flags. It makes a wide range of national flags, code flags and maritime flags. Custom made flags are produced in a range of fabrics and sizes for government, clubs, schools, corporates and individuals using customer supplied artwork and it can custom dye fabric to achieve accurate design.

Harry West Flags: 14/1 Bradley Avenue, Milsons Point NSW 2061

(02) 9925 0722

www.harrywestflags.com.au

     
 

National Flags is owned by Ron Strachan, popularly known for many years as the The Flagman of Darwin. National Flags has operated for over 25 years. A significant part of Ron's business is on the internet and he supplies wholesale to embassies, government departments, the Australian Defence Force and internationally. Ron has an enthusiastic interest in flags and is always willing to share his knowledge on flags and their usage.

National Flags: 1 Edmunds Street, Darwin City, NT

(08) 8981 6343

0418 835 644

Also in Canberra and Townsville on 1800 683 524

www.nationalflags.com.au

     

 

 

 

 

Palmer Flags has been manufacturing and selling quality flags for businesses, schools, clubs, real estate developments, golf courses, trade shows and special functions since 1981. Owned by Brad Palmer, the business is located in Queensland's Gold Coast. Flags are produced from 100% Australian-made woven polyester flag bunting, knitted lightweight trilobal polyester and 200 denier solarmax nylon using either screen printing or sewn (appliquéd). Palmer Flags supply the Australian National Flag, all international flags, commercial flags and vinyl banners, and a range of flagpoles are installed.

Palmer Flags: Shop 12, 2462 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218

(07) 5572 2334

www.palmerflags.com.au

     
 

Promex GmbH is an internet retailer of flags and flag accessories based in Konstanz, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Promex operates as Flags.de on the internet and it supplies flags of all nations and many subdivisions. In addition it has an extensive range of hand wavers, car flags, lanyards, flag badges and friendship pins that can be customised into almost any combination.  It specialises in high quality custom promotional products including lanyards, paper clips, magnets, silicon bracelets and baggage straps.  Whilst the main website is in German, information on friendship pins is on a separate English website at www.crossed-flag-pins.com together with free downloadable animated flag gifs.

Promex:  Macairestr. 13, D-78467 Konstanz, Germany 

Germany: 49+75+31-12 88 88-0 

     
WA flags & banners
 

WA Flags and Banners is a retailer of Australian and Western Australian flags, international and novelty flags.  The firm sells a wide range of sizes from small table and hand-waver flags to large flags screen printed on woven polyester.  It also supplies custom flags with the client's logo and designs. WA Flags and Banners is an online business without a retail store, contactable by email or phone. The firm aims to provide quality flags and banners at very competitive prices.

WA Flags & Banners: PO Box 860, Hillarys, WA 6923

(08) 9467 4646 or 0424 187 075

www.waflags.com.au

There are a large number of other retailers and some manufacturers of flags and flagpoles in Australia. Listed below is a selection of these. Inclusion on the list (which is in no particular order) does not constitute a recommendation from Flags Australia. Note that many flag manufacturers and retailers have as their primary focus banners and signage for corporations, events and marketing rather than the national and international flags that are of most interest to flag enthusiasts.

WARNING: Like many things, price is a guide to quality.  Most low-priced flags are made of light-weight material (such as polyester) and they are not suitable for outdoor use. Many are cheap imports that do not conform to the standard Australian flag proportions of 90 x 180 cm. Cheap flags may only have eyelets and are difficult to attach to a flag pole. A cheap flag of say $15 - $30 can't compare in quality to an Australian-made flag of say $100 - $200.

Australian Flag Makers Geebung, QLD www.australianflagmakers.com.au (07) 3865 1244
       
Flags of All Nations Morningside, QLD www.flagsofallnations.com.au 1800 686 858
       
Flags Fantastic Stanmore, NSW www.flagsfantastic.com.au (02) 9518 1100
       
Evan Evans Pty Ltd Melbourne, VIC www.evanevans.com.au 1800 990 989
       
Christies Sydney, NSW www.christies.net.au (02) 9264 6751
       
Foxflags Salisbury, QLD www.foxflags.com.au 1800 243 524
       
Artelina Sewn Flags Paddington, QLD www.artelina.com (07) 3366 6949
       
Flag & Banner World North Parramatta, NSW www.fbw.com.au (02) 9630 4200
       
Tudor House Victoria Park, WA www.tudorhouse.com.au (08) 9470 2717
       
Pennant House Perth, WA www.pennanthouse.com.au (08) 9328 3700
       
Adware Flags & Flagpoles Altona Meadows, VIC www.adwareflags.com 1300 729 882
       
Flagpole World Londonderry NSW http://www.flagpoleworld.com.au/ (02) 4777 4713
       
Poseidon Poles and Flags (ex Potter Poles) Brookvale, NSW poseidonpoles.com (02) 9838 7725
       
yourflag.com.au Ballina, NSW www.yourflag.com.au 0407 204 472
       
Affordable Flags Gold Coast, QLD www.ausyflags.com.au on-line only
       
Carrara Flags Gold Coast, QLD www.carrraraflags.com.au 0431 358 281
       
Australian Flag Company Fyshwick, ACT www.australianflag.biz (02) 6280 4166
       
The Aussie Flag Factory Belmont, QLD www.theflagfactory.com.au 1300 680 530
       
myflag Reedy Creek, QLD www.myflag.com 0413 786 461
       
Custom Flags Australia Perth, WA www.customflagsaustralia.com.au 0451 650 575
       
Flag Bazaar {also A1 Flags} Nedlands, WA www.flagbazaar.com.au on-line only
       

The Hopping Kangaroo

Narre Warren, VIC www.hoppingkangaroo.com.au (03) 9703 2071
       
Quality Budget Flags Bentleigh, VIC www.qbflags.com.au 0418 320 173
       
Wyett Manufacturing Geelong, VIC www.wyettcanvasgoods.com.au (03) 5229 4125
       
Screengraphics Chester Hill, NSW www.screengraphics.com.au 1800 686 858
       
Selby's Dandenong, VIC www.selbys.net (03) 9706 4755
       
Abel Flags Sunshine West, VIC www.abelflags.com.au 1300 193 714
       
AFI Branding Solutions Carrum Downs, VIC www.afibranding.com.au (03) 9770 8088
       
Corporate Flag and Banner Co. Bayswater, VIC www.cfb.com.au (03) 9762 8772
       
FlagDisplays.com Canning Vale, WA www.flagdisplays.com 040 867 3524
       
All Flags Maddington, WA www.allflags.com.au (08) 9493 5500
       

 

 

 

 

 

   

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