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.

Stamp Replica Cards 43, 44, 45 – Removal from Sale & Free postage until 30 June

Stamp Replica Cards 43, 44 & 45 will be removed from sale permanently on 30 June 2017. Free postage applies on these three products (only) until 30 June.  Click for more details

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

New Products and Run-out Replica Cards


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…

APF Awards 2016 Presented at AGM

CHARLES BROMSER [MAP], ROSS WOOD [FAP] and TONY SHIELDS [Hon. FAP] were honored by the presentation of APF Awards at the Annual Awards Dinner in Adelaide on 16 Sep 2016. [Visit the APO Awards page…]

Jeff Trinidad receives a SPAN Award at Mandurah 2016

Jeff Trinidad has been awarded a “Services to Philately at the National Level”  (SPAN) Award for his work on APF Frames re-refurbishment [Read the citation on the SPAN Recipients 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 28/1/2017









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