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, products, State councils and clubs and more.

Adelaide Stampex 6 – 8 October 2017 – Entries extended to Friday 21 July

Entries now close on 21 July. Please note, there will be no extensions beyond this date. See the Adelaide Stampex Page for details and entry form.

Stamp Replica Cards 43, 44 & 45 will be removed from sale permanently on 30 June 2017.

If you would like to buy these cards ($6 each), we will provide them free of postage.
The cards are:
43 – Rotary International
44 – Centenary of Sturt’s Exploration
45 – First Antarctic Territory Stamp
Visit the APF Store to view and order Replica Cards


APF News Aug 2017

August 2017 Edition of APF NEWS now available

The latest edition of APF News is now available. [Visit the APF News page]

Finlandia 2017 Australian Results

Finlandia20172 June -2017 Australian results from Finlandia 2017 now available . [ Visit Results page …]

Photos – Melbourne2017

Melbourne2017-photos27-May-2017  Video of the Melbourne 2017 FIAP International Exhibition added. [ View video….]

RESULTS – Melbourne2017

Results from the Melbourne2017 International Stamp Exhibition are now available. [Visit Results page …]

Adelaide Stampex 2017

Adelaide Stampex 6 – 8 Oct 2017 Entries Open

Prospectus and Entry Form now available. Entries close 30 June 2017. [See the Exhibitions Calendar for full details…]


APF News, March 2017 now available

The latest edition of APF News can be downloaded.  Full of news and information for collectors [Visit the Publications page to download…]

London Spring Stampex Australian Results

London Stampex results for Australian entries now available – [see Exhibition Results page.]

Melbourne 2017 International Exhibition 30 March 2017 – 2 April 2017

The 34th FIAP International Stamp Exhibition will be held at  Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne Australia 30 March – 2 April 2017.  Tickets are now available and Exhibition Souvenirs on sale. For full details visit melbourne2017.com.au/

Forthcoming Exhibition  details for 2017 and 2018 Available

The Exhibition Calendar has been up-dated. [Visit the Exhibitions page…]

Exhibition Results for Nanning, China FIAP Dec 2016

See the Exhibition Results page…

AustraliaPost_logoAustralia Post  – the APF’s major sponsor. Visit the Stamps and Collectables page

APF Executive

Australian Philatelic Federation - Glen Stafford APF President

Glen Stafford APF President

The APF Executive for 2015 – 17 were elected at the Annual General Meeting in August 2015.

  • President – Glen Stafford,
  • Secretary – Ian MacMahon.
  • Treasurer: David Figg

See the APF Executive page for a full list of Executive officers and Project officers

Last Up-dated 10/7/2017











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