Welcome to the Australian Philatelic Federation (APF) Website

The Australian Philatelic Federation (APF) supports organised philately in Australia. Our website contains information about the APF, Exhibitions & results, useful information for collectors,  Exhibition paper, protectors, official Souvenirs, State Councils and clubs and more.

Latest News: Bernie Beston nominates for FIP President

Bernard Beston Presenting FIP Presidents Appication Pictured left is Bernie delivering his nomination for FIP President to FIP Secretary General Andree Trommer. The APF supports Bernie’s application and wishes him every success with his nomination.

The FIP (“Fédération Internationale de Philatélie”) is the Peak international body for philately. The position of President will be decided at the World Exhibition in Thailand 28 Nov – 3 – Dec 2018.

NEW APF PRODUCTS: AAT crabeater seal MS Overprint and Abandoned Stamp Card No 6 Photogravure Aerogram have been added to the APF Store.


Sharjah Stamp Exhibition 2018 Results

See the Results page for  Australian results from Sharjah Stamp Exhibition 2018, U.A.E.

Dunedin ‘Armistice’ stamp Exhibition Results now available

See the Results page for  Australian results

Macau International Stamp Exhibition

Macau Sept 2018Macau International Stamp Exhibition results are now available on the Results page. [Visit the results page…]

Exfil (Chile) Oct 2018 results now available

Chile results 2018Exfil, 9 – 12 Oct, Santiago results are now available on the results page [visit the Results page…].

Macau International Results Sept 2018 now available

Macau Sept 2018Macau International Stamp Exhibition results are now available on the Results page. [Visit the results page…]

APF AGM 8-9 Sept 2018

APF AGM Sept 2018The APF AGM for 2018 was held in Adelaide on Saturday 8th Sept. Representatives from all State Councils as well as the APF Executive attended. A highlight was the APF Awards Dinner where Bill Fiora and Richard Gurevich were presented with the APF Research Award and Lionel Savins was presented with a SPAN (Service to Philateliy at the National level) award. Jo Stafford was also recognised for the design of the new APF medal.  [Photos here…]

Prague 2018 Results

Results for Australian exhibitors at the Prague 2018 Stamp Exhibition are now available. [See the Results page…]

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APF Executive


John Moore, APF President

The APF Executive for 2018 – 19 were elected at the Annual General Meeting 8 Sept 2018.

  • President – John Moore
  • Vice-president: Peter Allan
  • Secretary – Ian McMahon.
  • Treasurer: David Figg
  • Philatelic Development Officer: Stephanie Bromser
  • International Officer: Gary Brown

See the APF Executive page for a full list of Executive officers and contact details and Project Officers page for details of all Project Officers

Last Up-dated 16/Nov/2018











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