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‘‘Thingless Names’? The St George Legend in Australia’ is an article by Andrew Lynch from The University of Western Australia. It appeared in the La Trobe Journal (No. 81, pp. 40-52) in Autumn 2008. The article briefly…

This billboard in Launceston advertises James Boag’s Draught beer. The logo for the beer features an armoured knight wearing a helmet and thrusting downwards with a spear. Behind him lies a dragon. The inclusion of a dragon suggests that the knight…

These interior photographs of Wesley Church show some of the stained glass windows. The window featuring a warrior in full armour and wearing a crown is particularly inspired by the medieval era. The warrior, St George, carries a sword and shield…

This advertisement is for the Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag’s ‘St George’ beer. The slogan of the commercial is ‘Gallantry is back’, which plays on one of the attributes associated with St George, that…

The St George Illawarra Dragons are a professional rugby league club based in Sydney, New South Wales. They were formed in 1998 from the merger of two previous clubs: St George Dragons and the Illawarra Steelers. The club’s logo is in the shape…

The Launceston, Tasmania, brewing company James Boag has a ‘St George’ beer. The bottle’s label features St George on a horse and carrying a sword trampling a dragon underfoot. This was one of the original logos of the brewery and…

An image of the ‘Saint George’ stained glass window at St Alban’s Anglican Church, Highgate. This stained glass is one of three windows (the others depicting St Alban and St Michael) located at the rear of the church. It was…

St George Bank was formed in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1937 and is now a subsidiary of Westpac Banking Corporation. Despite its name, the logo of the bank fails to depict St George himself, but instead has a stylised head of a fire-breathing…