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.

Art in Nature

12 June 2018

This stamp issue presents photographs of natural landscapes that illustrate nature’s remarkable ability to mimic art.

Finches of Australia II

05 June 2018

Three of Australia’s 19 finch species take flight in our second issue.

Silo Art

21 May 2018

This stamp issue, designed by Janet Boschen Design, features photographs of four painted silos in rural Australia.

First Cricket Tour: 150 Years

01 May 2018

The First Cricket Tour: 150 Years stamp issue commemorates the first international cricket tour by a team from Australia...


01 May 2018

Clouds are made of tiny water droplets or ice crystals, suspended in the atmosphere.

Norfolk Island Wrasses

30 April 2018

The reef at Emily Bay, Norfolk Island is a popular spot for snorkelling, due to its clear water and an abundance of fish species.

Queen's Birthday 2018

17 April 2018

The 2018 Queen’s Birthday stamp issue celebrates the 92nd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

A Century of Service: War Memorials

10 April 2018

War Memorials is the fifth and final stamp issue in the Century of Service stamp series.

AAT Crabeater Seals

27 March 2018

The four stamps indicate some of the defining physical and behavioural attributes of the Crabeater Seal.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

20 March 2018

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will take place from 4 to 15 April...

Finches of Australia

16 March 2018

Australia is home to 19 species of finches, including mannikins and firetails.

Vintage Jam Labels

06 March 2018

This stamp issue presents bright and cheerful paper labels that were pasted onto Australian jam tins 19th century from the late to the mid-20th century.

Norfolk Island Golf

27 February 2018

Quality Row (originally named Military Road) dates back to 1825, is now the clubhouse for the Norfolk Island Golf Club...


20 February 2018

The genus Banksia is a group of woody evergreens that ranges from prostrate shrubs to upright trees of up to 25 metres...

With Love

06 February 2018

These charming stamps are designed to send love, affection or greetings to your nearest and dearest...

Australian Legends 2018

18 January 2018

The Australia Post Australian Legends Award recognises individuals who have shaped...

Convict Past

16 January 2018

This stamp issue commemorates the end of convict transport to the Australian colonies.

Christmas Island Year of the Dog 2018

08 January 2018

The Dog is the 11th sign in the 12-sign Chinese zodiac cycle. Those born under the Dog sign are known to be independent...

Christmas Island Christmas 2017

01 November 2017

In recognition of Christmas Island’s name Christmas Island Christmas stamps have been issued every year, since 1984.

Christmas 2017

01 November 2017

Each year, we release Christmas stamps that celebrate the Christmas holiday as we know it in Australia today, spanning both religious and secular themes.