A flagpole is a pole (typically timber or metal) used to display a flag.


Most Council offices will have one or more flagpoles.

Useful Life

The useful life of a flagpole will vary depending on the material it is constructed from and a range of environmental factors..

The table below shows the useful life for flagpoles adopted by Councils. A useful life of about 40 years seems to be typical. Please feel free to add your Councils information below.

Council Adopted Life
Camden Council 30 years
Holroyd City Council 50 years
Muswellbrook Shire Council 50 years
Whittlesea City Council 20 years
Wollondilly Shire Council 60 years

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia
  2. Google Search
  3. Australian Flags Booklet Part 2 (DPMC.gov.au)
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