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Northern Territory Emergency Service (Australia)

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The sources below confirm that the emblems of all three services (Police, Fire and Emergency Service)appear on their flags, which are consistent with each other. In respect of the Northern Territory Police and the Northern Territory Emergency Services, these both feature the St Edward's Crown. However, note that the official sources prefer to state that the crown is a "Commonwealth" symbol, rather than, say, the symbol of The Queen of Australia as the head of state of Australia.
History of the Northern Territory Police flag, Northern Territory Police Fire and Emergency Services (NTPFES) web site, NTPFES Reference File number 90/2117, stated to be last updated February 2007 and consulted 12 March 2007
Northern Territory Government Official Symbols, as consulted Northern Territory Government web site, 13 March 2007 and given a copyright date of 2006
NTPFES, Annual Report, 2005, as consulted NTPFES web site, 24 April 2007
Colin Dobson, 24 April 2007

Should this flag be similar to the present police and fire service flags? In the photograph in their Annual Report of 2005, p.107, only the fly portion with the service badge is visible.
Herman FMY, 5 May 2007