Layouts for State Government Badge Design with Department Names
The designated layout is Option A or Option B (as used on all Stationery) below
Option B (Three lines)
The correct positioning of the text in relation to the State Coat of Arms is for the top of the first line of text to align with the top of the head of the kangaroos.
However, the options below are acceptable for other applications such as newspaper advertisement or signage
If space doesn’t allow for the department name to be placed to the right hand side, placement underneath with a rule is acceptable
State Government Badge Design – One Spot Colour
The example shown can be used in the “theme-colour” of a publication, or to match a colour from an approved cobadged logo. Text and State Coat of Arms must be the same colour
Multiple Agency Badging Layouts
In some instances, it may be necessary to use the State Government Badge with more than one department name, as in the examples below
Font Specifications for use of State Government Badge
The sizes and measurements below are based on the layout of the Letterhead in the Stationery layouts
The sizes and measurements below are recommended for the State Government Badge, plus a subsection
The sizes and measurements below are recommended for the State Government Badge with longer department names or where space is an issue
Stationery and signage
Text in letters and other forms of communication should comply with
State Government Access Guidelines for Information Services and Facilities. Use of colours for text must provide significant contrast between text and its background. Watermarks are not recommended.
The State Government Badge must be incorporated into all printed government stationery (letterheads, business cards, etc.) according to the directions following.
(Not to scale) A4 (297 x 210mm).
With Compliments Slip
(Not to scale) 98 x 210mm
(Shown full size) 55 x 90mm
Font sizes for all contact details on stationery is recommended to be a minimum of 11pt.
All stationery should be produced as a “single colour”-either black or a theme or corporate colour. Agencies that have approval to badge with an additional logo can have their logo in a different colour, however use of a second Pantone Matching System (PMS) colour can increase printing costs.
Paper Stock – Suggested types and weights
|Letterheads and With Compliments slips:|
White 80 gsm Reflex Bond (Laser-safe) or similar.
|White 290 gsm Smooth Ivory Board or similar.|
Stationery Layouts when using an approved Department or Statutory Authority logo
Mono Colour Letterhead
(Not to scale) A4 (297 x 210mm). Black and one Agency PMS colour.
Department brands or logos are generally not supported by the Common Badging Committee. Departmental logos that have been approved by the Committee have usually been a longstanding brand/logo of the respective department and have been supported by a comprehensive business case.
With Compliments Slip
(Not to scale) 98 x 210mm. Mono Colour: PMS 160 (agency colour).
(Shown full size) 55 x 90mm. Mono Colour: PMS 160.
Statutory Authority logos
The Common Badging requirements also apply to Statutory Authorities who are entitled to co‑badge their logo with the State Coat of Arms, provided such use complies with this Guide. Co-badging enquiries can be directed to the Common Badging Committee at
Powerpoint Presentation Template
- Powerpoint presentations should be done in 24pt minimum;
- No text should appear over graphics or watermarks;
- Strong contrast should be maintained between text and backgrounds; and
- Type face should be Arial.
Please refer to the Signage Guidelines Capital Works.
Signage Layout when using an approved Department or Statutory Authority logo