A new design for the Australian flag has been put forward and we don't know how to feel.

Hold the phone, everything you know about the Australian flag might be about to go out the window. Kinda. Not really.

Lobby group Aus Flag – who describe themselves as an “apolitical, non-profit organisation seeking support for the adoption of a truly Australian flag,” has put forward a new design suggestion on an already politically charged day.

Basically, it’s a flag without the Union Jack, you know to shed the “symbol of British dominance,” leaving only the Southern Cross and Commonwealth or Federation star which represents Australia’s six states and territories.

They’re calling it “The Australian ‘Commonwealth’ Flag.”

“100% Australia, with none of the Jack!” one tweet from @AusFlag read.

So, how do Aussies feel about the suggested change?

Here are our favourite responses on Twitter.







What do you think of the new design? Tell us in the comment section below.

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