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an experience of aussie icons

As I was walking along Oxford Street, Bondi Junction recently, I looked up and noticed two Aussie flags in appalling condition.
 
Half of each flag was torn away completely. Seemingly forgotten and abandoned to the wind. 'She'll be right, mate!' had become 'Couldn't give a stuff, mate!'
 
Made me wonder what other people think when they experience the sight of those flags.
 

 
Thanks to
Doug Kirkpatrick
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Those ticking street posts, Frequent flyers??, Max the dog, Flag on a dumpster, My backyard clotheslines, Clever street art, Australia Day in Port Hedland, Passing road trains, Lawn in the Pilbara, Big Australian Sky, Flying art, Lunchtime for 'Wombat', Hand of Friendship, Dodging busted Telecom pits, Tuned in to the nation, Hanging out to dry, Swimming Pool for One, Genuine Aussie gladiators..., Shark Wrestling in South Australia, The Sydney-to-Hobart, Fantales - things of beauty, Street Junk, Dining IN, tradie's bit for the nation, Clean-up Day, ANZAC biscuits help keep peace in Kashmir, Cops on the beat, Spiders lurking, Eating Violet Crumbles, Coastal sandstone, Living among the gum trees, Feeling of wool, Outdoor shower, Regarding the 'Coathanger', Pausing to honour the 'Diggers', The rural gatepost where yarns are had, Celebrating Australia Day in Port Hedland, P-Plate, Kirribilli commute, Oz Day in the city, Dancing with the Stars - in Milson's Point, Sydney, Weekday oasis of calm, Bondi Beach - historic more than bohemian, Riding into history on a vintage train in Tasmania, Plunging escarpments ain't always pretty, Feeding wild lorikeets on the verandah at home, Walking the streets of Sydney, When you're driving in Australia..., Melbourne Cup in Martin Place, Taking a punt on the Melbourne Cup - Part 1 of 2, Taking a punt on the Melbourne Cup - Part 2 of 2, Cyclone Tracy revisited, Hot date with a Maytag washer in Darwin, The Port Hedland detention centre, Not ice, nor 'Ice', nor snow. Just Pilbara salt, Railmotor from Werris Creek, Camping with wild pigs, Telephone sockets in Australia, Werris Creek Station, Leaving their mark in stone, Being Australian on Christmas Day (Bondi Beach pt1), Christmas Day at Bondi Beach (pt2), Christmas Day at Bondi Beach (pt3), Camping holiday - best way to see Australia

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Flag on a dumpster by Doug, Passing road trains by Doug, Alexandra Victoria by Gard, Beaconsfield Miners FREED - hooray!! by roofus, Regarding the 'Coathanger' by Doug, Anzac Hero by brockstar, Pausing to honour the 'Diggers' by Doug, cisco kid by ciscokid, Climbing the Australian 'Coathanger' by Eric, Clothesline signage for a suburb (part 1) by Matty, Clothesline signage for a suburb (part 2) by Matty, Library melts into street by Robin of Melbourne, Animal Farm by Rachel, The Gundagai dog on his tuckerbox by Jasie, Opera house bush style by Potsy

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Moorook S.A by Gard, The Port Hedland detention centre by Douglas, Community protest, Double Bay NSW by Danielle, Animal Farm by Rachel, Aussie steel by Potsy

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