When displayed against a wall the canton (the position of honour) should be in the left uppermost quarter. Even when displayed vertically, the rule is applied. When displayed on a speakers platform it should appear to the left of the speaker as viewed by the audience.
When displayed on a rope ensure the rope is tight and the hoist edge of
flag is as close as possible to the rope.
When suspended vertically in a street ensure the canton is:
- facing North on East-West street
- facing East on North-South street
When the Australian flag is flown alone in front or on top of a building with two flagpoles, it should be flown on the left
When the Australian flag is flown alone in front or on top of a building with more than two flagpoles, it should be flown in the centre or as near as possible to it