Stamps, History

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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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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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