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image by Jonathan Dixon, 14 Jan 2004
The City of Botany Bay, formerly the Municipality of Botany, is located on the northern shores of Botany Bay just south east of central Sydney. It includes half of Sydney Airport.
The council flag consists of a light blue background, with the council logo in orange and white in the hoist. The logo includes a representation of a banksia flower (named after Sir Joseph Banks, botanist on the Endeavour, whose exploits in the area are responsible for the name). In the fly, the lower part of the logo is repeated 4 (possibly 5) times.
The image of the flag is made out of the logo on the
council website http://www.botanybay.nsw.gov.au/. I have seen the flag flying outside a council building in Eastlakes.
Jonathan Dixon, 14 January 2004
On 9 September 2016 the City of Botany Bay Council was
amalgamated with the City of Rockdale Council to form the current Bayside
Council. Since then the City of Botany Bay flags and other council symbols have
Jeff Thomson, 15 September 2021