Name Idea: The name “Lawson” being derived from the recognition of one of Australia’s noted poets, Henry Lawson.
Colours: Gold and Black – colours of the outback
House Flag: Gold to mast with quill emblem: black trailing. Flag is pennant shape.
Arms: Crossed quills recalling Henry Lawson’s contribution to Australian literature.
Crest: Seven pointed star of Federation, championed by Lawson; also part of the Federal coat of arms.
Motto: ‘For our homes and altars,’ a very ancient Roman motto and a Lawson theme.