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Antarctic Exhibition 30 Jul – 3 August 2020 Cancelled

Owing to the cancellation of the Antarctic Festival in Hobart, the Antarctic Stamp and Postcard exhibition can no longer go ahead. We regret this unfortunate cancellation but those interested will understand there is no choice. The Committee will contact those affected over coming days (as at 23/3/20) but hopes to re-schedule once the future is clearer.


Canberra Stampshow 2020 Results

Canberra results are now available. See the Results page for details.


London Exhibition 2020 Postponed, Bulgaria Cancelled

The Committee for London 2020 have advised their exhibition will be postponed to 19 to 26 February 2022. We have also been advised the International Exhibition in Bulgaria in October 2020 has been cancelled


Dubai EPAEX 2020 Exhibition March 3-7 Results

Dubai Exhibition 2020Emirates Philatelic Association results for Dubai March 2020 now available [See Results page for more details…]


Revised rules for the experimental Topical Class now available

The APF has recently revised the rules for the National experimental Topical class. Please note a seminar on the new rules will be available at the Canberra 2020 exhibition. View the new rules on the Class page


New – Aeropex souvenirs now available in the APF Store

AeropexOverprinted miniature sheets, Singapore-Australia cover, a new Abandoned Stamp Card, Supporter’s PAck and other items are available in limited numbers – visit the APF Store.


Aeropex 2019 Results

AeropexResults for Aeropex 2019 are now available on the Exhibition Results page.


Support Melbourne 2021 International- new products now available

Melbourne 2021 product20 sets each of 4 Gold and Silver overprinted minisheets from Sydney 2019 have been overprinted and postmarked with each of the 4 daily Show postmarks. 
These have been released to raise funds for MELBOURNE 2021.
Only 20 sets of each available @ $100 per set of 4. See Melbourne2021-shop to purchase.


Melbourne 2021 International Exhibition 11- 14 Feb 2021 Website

Melbourne 2021 FIAP ExhibitionThe Melbourne 2021 39th FIAP International Stamp and Coin Exhibition will be held from 11 to 14 Feb 2021 at the Caulfield Racecourse. Around 1,100 frames will be on display plus a large number of Australian and International dealers. For news and  details of the Committee please visit the website at https://melbourne2021.com.au/ 

Two souvenir products are also currently available on the on-line store


Aeropex 2019 Souvenirs now Available

Please visit the Aeropex page to download the souvenir order form [Aeropex page…]


Important – Fund Raiser for Melbourne 2021 FIAP Exhibition – Min Sheets

APF News (P 19) recently advertised overprinted Imperf Sports minisheets as a fund raiser for Melbourne 2021. Owing to circumstances beyond our control, there will be a delay in dealing with orders. We ask any enquirers to contact Frank Pauer at rather than Gary Brown’s email address. Thank you for your patience with this matter and we apologise for any inconvenience.


Vale Gary Brown

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of our friend and esteemed colleague, Gary Brown. Gary passed away on Saturday 14th of September. Gary was one of the most widely known and respected figures in Philately both within Australia and overseas and his passing will leave a serious gap both within the APF and also within the many other philatelic involvements that Gary had. Gary held a number of positions over many years, including President. We pass on our condolences to Robyn, Leanne, Mel, Nathan and family. The APF has posted a tribute to Gary on our notices tab.


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

APF Executive

The APF Executive for 2019 – 20 were elected at the Annual General Meeting 7 Sept 2019.

  • President – Peter Allan
  • Vice-president – Frank Pauer
  • Immediate Past President – John Moore
  • Secretary – Ian McMahon.
  • Treasurer – David Figg
  • Philatelic Development Officer – Stephanie Bromser
  • International Officer – Glen Stafford

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


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