Every stamp tells a story. We’re reminded of how we live now, or memorable moments from times past. This is why stamp collecting is such a popular hobby around the world, and new stamp issues bring such joy.
Here are our stamp issues from the last few years. Want to look at older stamps? We’ll gradually be adding more releases…stay tuned.
Cocos (Keeling) Islands’ connection with aviation began in 1939, with an Australian government survey flight directly linked to our postal history.
This special issue of four stamps features works by two eminent artists from the northern regions of Australia’s Northern Territory, Banduk Marika and Bede Tungutalum.
The Fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet series of stamps takes a light-hearted look at Australia through our cultural icons...
This issue, the fourth in a series commemorating a century of service since World War I, acknowledges the role of women in war and conflict.
Australia Post Concession stamps are special non-denominational stamps that enable eligible concession card holders...
The Water Plants stamp issue showcases three attractive flowering water plant species that are native to Australia.
Cultural heritage provides a framework for interpreting the past and understanding continuing cultural practices.
This stamp issue presents two historic sites from the second penal colony established on Norfolk Island between 1825 and 1855.
Fifty years ago, on 29 November 1967, Australia launched its first satellite, WRESAT, from the Woomera Rocket Range in South Australia.
Subantarctic Heard Island is a 368-square-kilometre volcanic island located in the middle of the vast Southern Ocean, about 4,000 kilometres south-west of mainland Australia.
Since the 1600s more than 8,000 shipwrecks have been recorded as occurring in Australian waters, of which only one-quarter have been located...
The first recorded sighting of Christmas Island occurred in 1615, by Richard Rowe, master of the Thomas.
Dragonflies (Order Odonata) are among the most beautiful and captivating creatures of the insect world.
Around 200 plants are native to Norfolk Island, including 45 that are endemic. This stamp issue showcases two native flowering plants from the region.
In 2017, it will be 100 years since the completion of the 1,690-kilometre transcontinental railway between Port Augusta and Kalgoorlie.
Succulent plants occur through most regions in Australia and in every state and territory.
Henry Lawson (1867–1922) was a writer and poet, who was known as the “Poet of the People”.
In 2017, the largest community service organisation in the world, Lions Clubs International, celebrates its centenary.
On Home Island, in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, many locals maintain fruit gardens at home.