Are there standard colours for Australian road signs?

Yes. Information if referenced in AS1743-2001: Road Signs – Specifications.

Non-reflective colours

Non-reflective road signs must closely resemble the colours outlined in AS 2700 - Colour Standards for General Purpose:

  • Colour R13 Signal Red

    Red
    Colour R13 Signal Red

  • Colour Y15 Sunflower

    Yellow
    Colour Y15 Sunflower

  • Colour X65 Dark Brown

    Brown
    Colour X65 Dark Brown

  • Colour B23 Bright Blue

    Blue
    Colour B23 Bright Blue

  • Colour G12 Holly Green

    Standard Green
    Colour G12 Holly Green

  • Colour G13 Emerald

    Green
    Colour G13 Emerald

Retroreflective colours

Retroreflective colours must closely resemble the space outlined in AS/NZS 1906.1

Fluorescent colours

Fluorescent colours must conform to common colour designations red, orange or yellow.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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