Australian stamp issues
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.
Anzac Day 2019
This stamp issue presents covers of two historical souvenir programs from 1919 Anzac Day events.
The Queen's Birthday 2019
The stamps in this year’s annual Queen’s birthday stamp issue show Her Majesty at two recent public events...
Norfolk Island Tree Fern
The stamps presents close-up photographs of this fern species, showing an open frond as well as a frond in the process of unfurling.
AAT Casey Research Station: 50 Years
The four commemorative stamps in this issue presents various aspects of Casey Station, past and present.
This stamp issue presents three species of fish that are classified as “sustainable” in Australia...
This stamp issue is the latest on this popular theme. It presents striking photographs of four fascinating creatures.
The Welcome Stranger remains the largest alluvial gold nugget ever found.
Robin Boyd: 1919-71
Robin Boyd CBE (1919–71) was a leading architect, writer, cultural commentator and educator in Australia from...
Moments to Treasure
The Special Occasions stamp series provides versatile designs to use in a variety of contexts.
Norfolk Island: Pitcairn Settlement
This stamp issue centres on the story behind the third British settlement on Norfolk Island...
Australian Legends of Children’s Literature
This year’s recipients are celebrated authors for young people: Mem Fox AM, Morris Gleitzman, Leigh Hobbs, Alison Lester and Shaun Tan.
Christmas Island Year of the Pig 2019
Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is one of the most popular and widely celebrated traditional Chinese festival...
Each year, we release Christmas stamps that celebrate the Christmas holiday as we know it in Australia today, spanning both traditional and secular themes.
Christmas Island Christmas 2018
Australia Post has produced stamps for Christmas Island since 1993.
Lighthouses of Sydney
The stamps present a striking photograph of each lighthouse, taken during low-light hours, with a glimpse of the surrounding terrain.
100 Years of Repatriation
In early 1917, Prime Minister Billy Hughes promised Australia’s armed forces: “When you come back, we will look after you”.
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Shadow Puppets
The puppets featured on the stamps form part of the collection of the Pulu Cocos Museum...
Centenary of WWI: 1918
This stamp issue paints an evocative picture of the last year of the Great War.
The Royal Wedding
On a brilliant spring day, 19 May 2018, the wedding of Prince Harry and Ms Meghan Markle took place in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, England.