Commonwealth of Australia Gazette
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette Number 18
Department of External Affairs,
Melbourne, 6th May, 1909.
His Excellency the Governor-General directs the publication, for general information, of the subjoined despatch of the Secretary of State for the Colonies, and enclosure, respecting an alteration in the design of the Commonwealth Flag.
Acting Minister of State for External Affairs.
Commonwealth of Australia.
26th March, 1909.
With reference to my despatch, “Miscellaneous,” of the 27th of October last, I have the honour to transmit to your Excellency, for the use of your Government, amended drawings of the Ensign and Merchant Flag of the Commonwealth (see next page).
I have the honour to be,
Your Lordship’s most obedient humble servant,
His Excellency the Right Honorable
The Earl of Dudley, G.C.M.G., G.C.V.O.,