The Greens leader has been met with criticism, including from Prime Minister Anthony Albanese.
When asked about whether he would continue to remove the flag, Mr Bandt said a national conversation was vital to moving forward.
“Reconciliation is about bringing people together … It is undermined if people look for division rather than look for unity.
“The truth is Australia didn’t begin in 1788. We should be proud of the fact that our continuous culture goes back at least 65,000 years,” he said.