Stamps, History

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Letters to capture historic period in time

20 May 2020  |  Stamps

Australia Post has launched Dear Australia, an initiative encouraging Australians to share handwritten letters of hope and inspiration with the nation about their COVID-19 experience, with all letters to be sent to a national letterbox.

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Australia Post marks Endeavour anniversary with stamp collection

29 April 2020  |  Stamps

Australia Post is marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival of the HMB Endeavour on the east coast of the continent now called Australia, with a stamp issue titled Navigating History.

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Sydney to San Francisco mail steam ship’s 150th anniversary

03 March 2020  |  Stamps

Australia Post is releasing a commemorative stamp to mark the 150th anniversary of the Sydney to San Francisco mail steamer service. On 26 March 1870, the SS Wonga Wonga departed Sydney for Honolulu via Auckland. It was the first steamer to depart from the Australian end of the n...

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Transcontinental railway milestone

11 February 2020  |  Stamps

Australia Post will release a commemorative stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the single gauge transcontinental railway which, on its completion, heralded an era of improved rail travel and convenience for passengers traversing our continent.

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Australia Post pays tribute to marriage equality

01 October 2019  |  Stamps

Two years after Australia legally recognised same-sex marriage Australia Post is releasing two commemorative stamps to mark the historic legislation.

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Australia Post remembers rare class of meteorite

10 September 2019  |  Stamps

Australia Post is releasing a commemorative stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival of one of the world’s most scientifically acclaimed meteorites, the Murchison meteorite.  

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Australia Post pays tribute to one giant leap for mankind

16 July 2019  |  Stamps

Fifty years since the first manned Moon landing, Australia Post is releasing a commemorative stamp issue to mark one of the 20th century’s defining moments. On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong famously took some of the biggest steps for mankind, and with it, etched himself and ...

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Australia Post celebrates principle of equal pay

18 June 2019  |  Stamps

Australia Post is releasing a commemorative stamp to celebrate 50 years of the principle of equal pay for equal work in Australia.

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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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