I. There shall exist in the Barony of the Citadel of the Southern Pass an award, known as the Order of the Astrum Australis, which may be given by the Coronet, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, to those persons who have given outstanding service to the Barony, above and beyond that service normally expected of subjects of the Crown.
II. The holders of this award shall be styled as Companions of the Astrum Australis and shall be entitled to place the initials C.A.A. after their names.
III. The insignia of the Order shall consist of a medallion bearing the registered badge of the Order: Azure, two piles inverted Or, in chief a compass-star elongated to base argent.
IV. Arms and precedence:
A. The award shall carry with it, subject to the pleasure of the Crown, an Award of Arms. Companions of the order shall take precedence after principality orders but before a simple Award of Arms.
B. If the award is given to a person who bears an award carrying higher precedence than given above, his/her precedence shall remain unchanged.
C. If the award is given to a person who has previously received an Award of Arms, his/her precedence shall date from his/her election to the Order.
V. Amendments to this constitution shall be made by the Coronet after due consultation with the Crown.
VI. The companionship of all previous recipients of the Order is hereby confirmed.
By Our hands this 24th day of May, A.S. XXXIII, being 1998 in the Common Era.
Hrothger II, King