Release date: 24 March 2014
The Commonwealth of Australia and each of its states and territories has a floral emblem. The stamps in this issue depict a selection of these.
70c Tasmanian Blue Gum
Tasmania proclaimed the Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus) as its floral emblem in 1962.
New South Wales chose the Waratah (Telopea speciosissima) as its floral emblem in 1962.
70c Golden Wattle
The Golden Wattle (Acacia pycnantha) was officially proclaimed the floral emblem of Australia on 1 September 1988.
70c Common Heath
The Common Heath (Epacris impressa) was proclaimed Victoria’s floral emblem in 1958.
$1.40 Cooktown Orchid
Queensland proclaimed the Cooktown Orchid (Dendrobium phalaenopsis) its floral emblem in 1959.
$2.10 Kangaroo Paw
Western Australia took the Red and Green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii) as its emblem in 1960.
$3.50 Sturt’s Desert Pea
South Australia proclaimed Sturt’s Desert Pea (Swainsona formosa) its emblem in 1961
Issue date24 March 2014
FDI withdrawal22 April 2014
Denomination4 x 70c, 1 x $1.40, 1 x $2.10, 1 x $3.50
Product designJo Mure, Australia Post Design Studio
Paper (gummed)Tullis Russell
Printer (gummed)McKellar Renown
Printer self-adhesiveMcKellar Renown
Printer (rolls)Pemara labels
Stamp size25mm x 30mm
Perforations14.40 x 14
Sheet layoutModule of 50
National postmarkCanberra, ACT 2600
Issue withdrawal dateN/A
Jo Muré, Australia Post Design Studio
- Blank cover'
- First day cover (gummed)
- First day cover (s/a)
- Stamp pack
- Booklet of 10 x 70c
- Chequebook 20 x 10 x 70c
- Booklet of 20 x 70c
- Chequebook 20 x 20 x 70c
- Maxicard (7)
- Medallion cover
- Roll of 100
- Roll of 200
- Strip of 4
- Postcard Waratah
- Postcard Sturt’s Desert Pea
*This content was produced at the time of the stamp issue release date and will not be updated.