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.


Hong Kong Stampex Results

Hong Kong StampexThe Hong Kong Stampex (April 2018) results are now on site. [ Details on the Results page…]

South African Virtual Philatelic Exhibition

The Philatelic Society of the Orange Free State is conducting a virtual One-frame exhibition. Entries of 16 sheets are invited – see the Exhibitions page for details. Extended to 15 May 20 2018

Canberra Stamp Show 2018 results

Canberra Stamp Show 2018Canberra Stamp Show 2018 results are now on line. Visit the results page to view.

Latest Issue of APF News is now available

Download the latest edition of APF News. Exhibition reports, new publications, the role of Exhibition commissioners, informative articles on Western Tasmanian Post Offices, the RPSV Library, Australian stamp design errors and more.

Australia-New Zealand Accord signed

25 Nov 2017 Australia and New Zealand have signed an Accord setting out cooperative measures between the two Philatelic federations. See the Accords page for full details

Royalpex Hamilton, New Zealand Results

Royalpex 24-26 Nov 2017 Australian results are now available. Go to the [results page for details…]

APF News November 2017 now available

Download your free copy of APF News from the APF News page. Exhibition reports, APF Awards, Book review, News & more.

Brazil 2017 Exhibition Photographs

See the Brazil 2017 page for photos of the Brazilia 2017 Exhibition 24 – 29 Oct 2017

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

APF Executive


John Moore, APF President

The APF Executive for 2017 – 18 were elected at the Annual General Meeting 16 Sept 2017.

  • President – John Moore
  • Vice-president: Peter Allan
  • Secretary – Ian McMahon.
  • Treasurer: David Figg
  • Philatelic Development Officer: Darryl Fuller
  • 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 13/4/2018











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