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Stamp Bulletin 359

10 April 2019

Welcome to the Stamp Bulletin and to our range of stamp issues and collectables to be released over May–June. This edition also provides details of the Sydney Stamp and Coin Expo and a range of products to be available at the event.

Australia Remembers in a year of peace

09 April 2019

On the morning of Sunday 25 April 1915, Australian and New Zealand troops entered their first major engagement of World War I – the landing at Gallipoli and attempted capture of Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey). A failure in military terms, the campaign took eight months and cost more than 8,100 Australian lives.

Products to celebrate the 2019 footy season

05 April 2019

Whether you’re a fan of Aussie Rules or rugby league, April sees the release of some fantastic footy-themed collectables.

Amazing collectables in April

04 April 2019

The month of April begins and ends with a bang, as we release some amazing collectables. Ford and Holden collectables and Felix the Cat 100th Anniversary stamp pack.

Three stamps of approval for sustainable fish

14 March 2019

We spoke with Professor Keith Sainsbury and Anne Gabriel from the Marine Stewardship Council about sustainable fishing practices and the work of the Marine Stewardship Council

Visit Australia Post at the Perth Stamp and Coin Show 2019

12 March 2019

Australia Post will be attending the Perth Stamp and Coin Show 2019 – a three-day show being held from Friday 29 March to Sunday 31 March 2019. A range of current philatelic products and limited-edition show products, as well as coins from The Perth Mint, will be available for sale at the Australia Post stand.

Marvellous collectables in March!

05 March 2019

March is here, and that means the release of some exciting collectables.

Silo Art tops 2018 Stamp Poll

27 February 2019

The Silo Art stamp issue has been voted Australia’s favourite stamp design for 2018 by collectors and stamp enthusiasts. There were 461 respondents who completed the online poll, ranking either their “top 5” stamp issues and least favourite issue, or selecting to rank each Australian and territories issue in order of preference.

A stamp issue that strikes gold!

21 February 2019

The Welcome Stranger: 150 Years stamp issue, commemorates the discovery of the Welcome Stranger nugget in 1869, near the town of Moliagul, Victoria – the largest alluvial gold nugget ever found, with a nett weight of 2,284 troy ounces (71 kilograms).

Stamp Bulletin 358

19 February 2019

Welcome to the first edition of the Stamp Bulletin for 2019 and the year of themes and celebrations ahead. I would like to welcome you back, and also new subscribers to the Collectables e-newsletter. You may be starting a collection for the very first time, so I hope you enjoy the journey ahead.

Recognising the legacy of Robin Boyd

07 February 2019

Robin Boyd CBE (1919–71) was a leading architect, writer, cultural commentator and educator in Australia from the late 1940s through the 50s and 60s. Born into a family renowned for its artistic achievements, particularly in painting, he carved out his own creative path, winning significant national and international accolades for his modernist approach.

Fantastic collectables in February

01 February 2019

Our February licensed collectable releases include some love-themed products, ideal for Valentine’s Day. We also celebrate the 90th birthday of Popeye the sailor man, and we release the latest in our series of Ford and Holden racing-car postal numismatic covers (PNCs).

Australian Legends of Children’s Literature

17 January 2019

This year’s recipients of the Australia Post Australian Legends Award are celebrated and award-winning authors – talented creators of narrative books and picture books for young people, from the youngest readers through to adolescents.

First round of philatelic special offers for 2019

11 January 2019

We are now taking orders for the first round of philatelic special offers for 2019. Save up to 20% when you take advantage of these special offers, by 5pm Friday 8 March 2019*.

From Pitcairn to Norfolk through stamps

07 January 2019

This fascinating story of the third British settlement on Norfolk Island is the subject of the Norfolk Island: Pitcairn Settlement stamp issue, which will be released on 22 January 2019. The stamps, designed by Jo Muré of the Australia Post Design Studio, feature engravings of George Hunn Nobbs and Queen Victoria.

Celebrating 70 years of Australian citizenship

04 January 2019

On 26 January 2019 it will be 70 years since Australian citizenship was introduced into law, creating for the first time a legal status of being uniquely Australian. During that time Australia has welcomed more than five million new citizens to its shores.

Special products for the Year of the Pig

02 January 2019

To help celebrate the Year of the Pig, we are releasing the Year of the Pig 2019 stamp issue on 8 January 2019, including a special joint issue sheetlet pack with China Post and an attractive Lunar New Year medallion collection.

Celebratory collectables for the New Year

28 December 2018

In January 2019, we are releasing a range of collectables that celebrate many themes, including a product centred on one of the most popular celebrations of all – our birthday!

Stamp Bulletin 357

07 December 2018

Welcome to the first edition of the Stamp Bulletin for 2019 and the year of themes and celebrations ahead. I would like to welcome you back, and also new subscribers to the Collectables e-newsletter. You may be starting a collection for the very first time, so I hope you enjoy the journey ahead.

Australia Post will be at the Thailand 2018 World Stamp Exhibition

26 November 2018

Australia Post will be attending the Thailand 2018 World Stamp Exhibition, which is being held between 28 November and 3 December 2018. The Australia Post booth will include the latest stamp issue releases as well as some daily collectables developed especially for the show.