Stamp Poll results
The Australia Post Stamp Poll takes place each year and allows collectors and the general public to vote for their favourite stamps released throughout the year.
Information gained from this annual poll is considered when determining the make up of future stamp issue programs.
Favourite stamp issue 2017:
World War I: 1917
The Centenary of WWI: 1917 stamp issue has topped Australia Post’s Stamp Poll 2017. A total of 536 respondents completed the poll, ranking their favourite Australian and territories stamp issues.
The five stamps, designed by Phil Ellett of Creative Ethos, combine photographs from the Australian War Memorial to showcase some of the key themes and events of the year 1917. Top ten stamp issues from 2017.
Favourite stamp issue 2016:
Owls: Gaurdians of the Night
Owls: Guardians of the Night has been voted the favourite stamp issue design for 2016 in Australia Post’s latest annual stamp poll.
The life-like illustrations, by Adelaide-based wildlife artist Christopher Pope, showcase these magnificent nocturnal birds of prey in their natural habitat. The four double-definitive-sized stamps clearly left an impression with collectors. Top ten stamp issues from 2016.
Favourite stamp issue 2015:
Centenary of WW1 - Gallipoli 1915
Based on the opinions of a number of our collectors, the 2015 most loved stamp issue was named as the Centenary of WW1 – Gallipoli 1915 issued in April 2015. Part of the Australia Post Centenary of World War I five-year stamp series, this issue was seen by many as a very fitting and important tribute to those who served the country during WW1. Favourite stamp issue of 2015 revealed.
Favourite stamp issue 2014:
Bush Ballads, released May 2014, was overwhelming choosing by the public as their best stamp issue of 2014. Illustrated by Jamie and Leanne Tufrey.
Favourite stamp from 2014
Favourite stamp issue 2013:
Road Trip Australia II
This second issue in the Road Trip Australia stamp series puts rural ports of call into the rearview mirror, turning the wheel towards some of Australia’s bustling and vibrant urban hubs. Illustrator Gavin Ryan offers colourful, off beat cameos of Sydney, Melbourne, the Gold Coast, Adelaide and Canberra.
Favourite stamp from 2013
Favourite stamp issue 2012:
Road Trip Australia
The Road Trip Australia stamp issue, released 18 September 2012, with wonderful detailed illustrations by Gavin Ryan.
Favourite stamp from 2012
Favourite stamp issue 2011:
Australian Bush Babies
The Australian Bush Babies stamp issue, released 1 July 2011, used delightful illustrations from The Perth Mint Australia.
Favourite stamp from 2011
Favourite stamp issue 2010:
Adopted and Adored
Released 29 June 2010, the Adopted and Adored stamps feature dogs that have spent time in a shelter before being adopted into adoring new families.
Favourite stamp from 2010
Favourite stamp issue 2009:
This stamp issue showcases species from four families of Australian songbird, illustrating some of the diversity of the order. The illustrations are by Queensland artist Christopher Pope.
Favourite stamp from 2009
Favourite stamp issue 2008:
We received a great response to the Australia Post Stamp Design Award (People’s Choice) for 2008, with thousands of people voting for their favourite stamp issues. The winner, Working Dogs, was released 10 June 2008.
Favourite stamp from 2008
Favourite stamp issue 2007:
Australian Botanic Gardens
Using photographs from Simon Griffiths the Australian Botanic Gardens stamp issue released 12 September 2007, features one of the most popular stamp collecting themes, nature.
Favourite stamp from 2007
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