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.

Arthur Gray new book - Australian BookletsNew Publication – The Arthur Gray Australian Booklets Collection

The APF is publishing the complete Arthur Gray Booklet collection written up on 162 pages. The book is in full colour, card covers and wire bound. The 8-frame exhibit, a subset of the entire collection, has won gold and large gold medals both nationally and internationally.   It will be launched at Canberra Stampshow 2018 and is available at a pre-publication price of $45 plus $17 for Express Post in Australia and $35 postage for international orders. Pre-publication orders can be picked up at the Canberra exhibition post free. After publication, the price will be $60 plus postage. Place your order today.


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.

Closing Date for Entries for Macau extended to 12 Feb 2018

Macao Exhibition September 2018Entries for the Macau FIAP International Stamp Exhibition will now be accepted until 12 February 2018. See the Exhibition timetable page for details

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

Macao FIAP Exhibition 21 – 24 Sept 2018

Macao Exhibition September 2018Entries are open for the Macao 2018 FIAP Exhibition. Stephen Browne is the Australian Commissioner. See the Exhibition Timetable for further information.

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

Brazil 2017 Exhibition results now available ( Australian Exhibitors)

See the Exhibition Results page for details


The first Maximaphily newsletter from the FIP Maximaphily Commission is available for viewing

Adelaide Stampex 6-8 Oct Results

Adelaide Stampex 2017Exhibition results are now available for Adelaide Stampex 2017.
See the Exhibition Results page for details

APF Awards 16 Sep 2017

APF AGMAPF Awards for 2017 were presented at the AGM and Awards Dinner on 16th Sept in Melbourne.
Dr Geoff Kellow was presented with the Fellow of Australian Philately at the dinner and Graeme and Gaye Chequer with a SPAN Award at the AGM. Other recipients who could not be present include Gordon Monk & Hugh Freeman, Research Award and Kim & Kevin Dwyer, SPAN Award.

Postal Stationery Society of Australia – New Website

The Postal Stationery Society of Australia  has a new website. Membership, Journals and other information is available at http://postalstationeryaustralia.com/

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 26/11/2017











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