Colours

Proclamation

The then Governor-General, the Rt Hon Sir Ninian M Stephen KG AK GCMG GCVO KBE, proclaimed green and gold the national colours on 19 April 1984.

https://www.pmc.gov.au/honours-and-symbols/australian-national-symbols/australian-national-colours

 

PMS 116 – Yellow

https://www.pantone.com/connect/116-U

PMS 348 – Green

https://www.pantone.com/connect/348-U

 

UNIFORMS

79. Dress uniform for men shall consist of: Single breasted lightweight terylene and/or wool Australian green jacket with an embroidered Lions Emblem (obtained through the National Office), an Australian green Lions tie, a wattle coloured normal long sleeved shirt (made to wear with a tie); or a wattle coloured soft collared jack shirt with an embroidered Lions emblem on the left breast pocket, with fawn trousers and tan shoes.

Terylene  / (ˈtɛrɪˌliːn) /
  1. trademark a synthetic polyester fibre or fabric based on terephthalic acid, characterized by lightness and crease resistance and used for clothing, sheets, ropes, sails, etc: US name (trademark): Dacron

Wattle Colour Specs

https://encycolorpedia.com/e8af00

Fawn Colour Specs

https://www.pantone.com/connect/16-1510-TPX

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fawn_(colour)

Tan Colour Specs / tannum (oak bark) used in the tanning of leather

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tan_(color)

 

80. The women’s dress uniform shall be the same colour as the dress uniform for men viz. Skirts, Culottes, Dress or Slacks. Blouse: Same material as men’s shirts. Scarfe: Green Blazer: Single breasted lightweight terylene and/or wool Australian green jacket, with an embroidered Lions emblem (obtained through the National Office). Shoes: Brown. Handbag: Brown.

81. Notwithstanding the provisions hereinbefore set out, Lions who are resident in Papua New Guinea may have the Papua New Guinea emblem on the breast pocket of their jacket (in lieu of the Australian emblem) and Lions and partners resident in Papua New Guinea may have such other variations to the uniform as Council may from time to time determine.

82. In all cases an Australian style bush hat, camel in colour, shall be part of the official uniform of the Multiple District.

83. The recognised uniform for exchangees for the Multiple District Youth Exchange Project shall be a single breasted lightweight terylene and/or wool blazer with an embroidered Youth Exchange Emblem on the left breast pocket and/or such other uniform as Council may from time to time determine.

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