– Fern flags very small

Now compare how easy they are to spot in a crowd:

Years ago, a large number of these flags would have looked similar to our flag and Australia's, with the same blue and the Union Jack in the corner. The smaller island nations that still have a flag like ours are not shown here. Achieving our own unique flag is fully expected of us, and is something to be proud of when we do. It's not easy to remember all the flags that are similar to others. The easiest flags to recognise are the ones that have something different about them.