A horizontal triband of green, blue. and green, fimbriated black. Centred on the blue band a white Dhari headdress atop a star of white.
The Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 14 July 1995 proclaimed the adoption of the Torres Strait Islander flag, pursuant to s 5 of the Flags Act 1953. [FOTW] Due to administrative oversight, the proclamation was set to automatically expire on 01 January, 2008. Legislation was introduced to correct the oversight on 25 January, 2008. [Proclamation under the Flags Act 1953]
The flag represents the people of the Torres Strait Islands, a