Release date: 3 March 2015
Visitors flocking to some of Australia’s most beautiful destinations can board a range of transport vehicles for sightseeing tours. This stamp issue is a sequel to the 2012 issue Capital City Transport.
70c Horse-drawn tram Victor Harbor, SA
The lovely coastal city of Victor Harbor on the Fleurieu Peninsula of South Australia hosts the Horse-Drawn Tram, a service first established in 1894. Each of the four trams is hauled by one of a team of eight Clydesdale horses along a 630-metre viaduct or pier.
70c Seaplane, Whitsunday Islands, Qld
Queensland’s spectacular Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef can be viewed from the air in popular seaplane tours conducted by Air Whitsunday.
70c Puffing Billy, Dandenong Ranges, Vic
For many years, the early 20th-century steam train, Puffing Billy, has been one of Victoria’s favourite attractions. The iconic engine runs on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the temperate forests of the Dandenong Ranges, just outside Melbourne.
70c Boat cruise, Katherine Gorge, NT
Katherine Gorge comprises thirteen gorges carved through ancient sandstone by the Katherine River and is the central attraction of Nitmiluk National Park in the Northern Territory. Canoe and flat-bottomed boat cruises transport tourists as far as the fifth gorge.
Issue date3 March 2015
FDI withdrawal1 April 2015
Denomination4 x 70c se-tenant
Stamp designJohn White, Australia Post Design Studio
Product designJohn White, Australia Post Design Studio
Paper - gummedTullis Russell
Paper - self-adhesiveC100
Stamp size26mm x 37.5mm
Perforations14.60 x 13.86
Sheet layoutModule of 50
National postmarkVictor Harbour, SA 5211
Issue withdrawal date30 September 2015
John White, Australia Post Design Studio
- Stamp (4 x 70c)
- Cover (blank)
- First day cover (gummed)
- First day cover (s/a)
- Stamp pack
- Maxicard (4)
- S/A booklet of 10 x 70c
- Chequebook of 20 x 10 x 70c
- Roll of 100 s/a
- Strip of four
- Collector pack
- Gutter 10 (with design)
- Puffing Billy, Vic postcard
- Whitsundays, Qld postcard
- Horse and carriage postcard
- Katherine Gorge, NT postcard