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Is this the new Australian flag?

The Southern Horizon has been voted the most popular alternative.

Australians have a backed a change to the national flag, however, it seems they don’t want it to be too different.
More than 8000 people responded to a survey conducted by Western Sydney University, that put forward six different designs.
A whopping 64 per cent of people expressed their desire to change the flag by removing the Union Jack.
The flag with the highest votes was the ‘Southern Horizon’ design, which depicts the Southern Cross and Commonwealth Star on a blue background above green and gold waves, with 31 per cent of votes.
The most common responses when asked what elements should be in a new Australian flag were, "simplicity", "Southern Cross", and "green and gold".

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