Waratah
(Telopea speciosissima)

This species is the floral emblem of NSW. It is an erect medium shrub with leathery serrated leaves and large crimson-scarlet flowers. It is found most commonly in eastern NSW. Hand-crafted in lead-free pewter.

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Australian Golden Wattle
(Acacia pycantha)

This species is Australia's floral emblem. It is a small tree or shrub, seldom exceeding eight metres in height with shiny narrow leaves and fluffy yellow flower balls. It is found most commonly in Australia's south-eastern states.

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Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
(Cacatua galerita)

This large white cockatoo has an extremely raucus screech. The yellow of its forward-curving crest is echoed with a paler washed yellow beneath its wings and tail, and in flight its stiff broad, rounded wings produce a distinctive uneven wingbeat.

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Duck-billed Platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)

Inhabiting fresh water rivers in Tasmania and eastern states of mainland Australia, this shy monotreme is nocturnal. It has dense fur, a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet. Hand-crafted in lead-free pewter.

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Loggerhead Turtle
(Caretta caretta)

Large numbers of Loggerhead Turtles inhabit the waters of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Their eggs are laid well up on the beach and covered with sand. Newly hatched young are left to fend for themselves. Hand-crafted in lead-free pewter.

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Variegated Fairy-wren
(Malurus rogersi)

The five races of this delightful little bird may be found throughout mainland Australia. The different races of this bird vary in their colouring to some degree but all have very long tails which are blue with white tips. Its habitat is varied, from rocky escarpments to heathlands and open forests.

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