Corrective Notice: The author of the Australian Aboriginal flag design and the owner of copyright subsisting in it is Mr Harold Thomas, who created it in about 1971. The owners of the Flag Factory business are not and have never been authorised to sell products bearing the Australian AboriginalFlag design and, following legal action in the Federal Court of Australia, Flag Factory will no longer sell any such products unless those products are purchased from the exclusive authorised licensee or an authorized re-supplier.
Authorised reproductions of the Australian Aboriginal Flag are readily recognisable by a patch sewn onto those reproductions which reads as follows:
© Harold Thomas 1971.
Reproduced by permission of the artist.
Manufactured by Carroll & Richardson – Flagworld