The Southern Cross on Dark Blue background signifies our place in the world,and retains the best Symbol Australia has. This is also to keep consistency with our old flag that served us well up until now. The Boomerang of Gold is rotating Forward - advancing us - and can be seen as coming back to our core values, and utilizes an indigenous symbol we can ALL relate to. The boomerang is also recognizable throughout the world as a unique Australian object/symbol. The Federation Star is also an important symbol recognizing the 6 States and Territories. Green is added on the back or behind the FS to ensure our National colours are represented in a high priority portion of our Flag.