Stamps, History

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Australia Post marks 150 years since discovery of the Welcome Stranger

26 February 2019  |  Stamps

Australia Post is marking 150 years since the discovery of the Welcome Stranger gold nugget with the release of a commemorative $1 stamp.

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Australia Post puts the spotlight on historic lighthouses

23 October 2018  |  Stamps

Australia Post is releasing the Lighthouses of Sydney stamp issue, 200 years after the construction of Australia's first lighthouse, the Macquarie Lighthouse of 1818.

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Australia Post rides into a bygone era with stamps

04 September 2018  |  Stamps

Australia Post is celebrating some of the country's favourite pre-World War II motorcycle models in its latest commemorative stamp release, Vintage Motorcycles.

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Australia Post features sweet nostalgia on new stamps

06 March 2018  |  Stamps

Australia Post is paying tribute to one of the first locally manufactured foods in Australia, jam, in its latest stamp issue.

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Australia Post commemorates convict history

15 January 2018  |  Stamps

Australia Post is this month commemorating the 150th anniversary since the last convict transport ship docked in Australia, with the release of three new stamps.

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Norfolk Island World Heritage convict sites in new stamp issue

13 September 2017  |  Stamps

Australia Post marks historic World Heritage convict sites on Norfolk Island with the release of two new stamps.

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Australia Post launches anniversary of Australia's first satellite

06 September 2017  |  Stamps

Australia Post is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Australia's first satellite with the release of a new stamp issue.

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Historic shipwrecks resurface on new stamps

23 August 2017  |  Stamps

Australia Post is commemorating three historic shipwrecks in Australian waters: the HMS Pandora, 1791, PS Clonmel, 1841, and the Zuytdorp, 1712, in its latest stamp release Shipwrecks.

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Land ahoy! Historic maritime voyages sail onto new stamps

09 August 2017  |  Stamps

Australia Post will set sail with the release of a new stamp issue depicting two significant 17th-century voyages by Captain William Mynors and explorer and navigator William Dampier off the coast of what is now Christmas Island.

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Stand clear! Trans-Australian Railway centenary fast-tracked onto new stamp issue

27 June 2017  |  Stamps

Australia Post marks the centenary of the completion of the transcontinental railway between Port Augusta, in South Australia, and Kalgoorlie, in Western Australia, with the release of a new stamp issue.

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Australia Post commemorates 400th anniversary of Hartog's landing on the western coast of Australia

07 September 2016  |  Stamps

Australia Post commemorates the 400th anniversary of the landing on the western coast of Australia by the great Dutch explorer, Captain Dirk Hartog (1580–1621) with the release of a stamp.

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50 years of decimal currency commemorated by Australia Post

03 February 2016  |  Stamps

Australia Post marks the 50th anniversary of decimal currency in Australia with a new stamp.

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