About Us

Founded in 1940. Displays cover a wide range of Australian Philately and the quarterly Bulletin features research articles from Australia Kangaroos (Roos) stamps and King George V stamps to moderns, including postal history.
Members of the KGV Study Group are present at each meeting and are happy to assist newcomers to this major philatelic study area.

Visitors are most welcome.

Meeting Time

The 3rd Monday of each month (Public holidays excepted) at 7.45pm

Meeting Place

Philas House, 17 Brisbane Street Surry Hills NSW 2010 (see map below ).

Membership fees

$50 per person within Australia; $85 for international members


Display: Cinderella Night - Beer Duties of the States and Commomwealth
D. Ingle Smith

Display: The First A.I.F. in the Middle East
John Higgs

Display:The Handling and Treatment of Australian Registered Mail 1900-1966
John Moore

Display: Customs Duty
Clyde Ziegeler

75th Anniversary Meeting-Combined Display plus Club Archives

The 17th Annual Salisbury Competition. One frame entry 15 or 16 sheets on Australasian philately
Prize of $50 to the popular choice winner

Workshop on King George V Issues-4d and 1. 1/2d Die I
Geoff Wotherspoon and Mike Robertson

Display: Archives

Display: Queen Elizabeth
Arthur Gray

Display: PNG Definitive Issues up to Independence
Paul Xavier

Display: Framas
Craig Chappell

Annual General Meeting & President's Display

Display: 1934 Flights of the Faith in Australia
Tony Griffin auction

Combined Display Overseas Stamps Printed in Australia

Display: South Australian Departmental Stamps
Tony Presgrave auction

Display: Pre-Decimal First Day Covers
Greg Peter

The 17th Annual Salisbury Competition.
One frame entry (15-16 sheets) on Australasian philately. Price of $50 to the popular choice winner. auction

Display: 1938 N.S.W. Sesquicentenary
Richard Peck

Display: King George V Envelopes
Gray Family auction

Archival Display

Display: RAAF Mail in World War II
Andrew Brockett auction

Display: Commonwealth of Australia International Penny Rates from 1901
Gary Watson

Display: From Fabric & Wire to the DC3, Australian Airmails 1914-1937
John Sadler auction

Annual General Meeting
also President's Display

Display: On Tour, Australia
Paul Storm auction

Display: German New Guinea Maritime Mail
Robert Vadas

Display: Modern Philately - Living Together & Sports Definitives
John Moore

Display: Peel & Stick
Barbara Hancock

Salisbury Competition
Ian Fuary Convenor

Display: Decimal First Day Covers
Greg Peter

Display: Specimens and CTOs
Gray Family

Archival Display

Display: 1d Reds
John Franklin

Display: NSW and ACT Relief Cancels
Tim Cowley

Display: Cricket (the Open Class)
Gary Brown

Annual General Meeting
also President's Display

Display: QE II Pre Decimals
Wilson Ilbery

Display: Paper Ephemera
R Peck Compere

Display: Postal Mechanisation
David Collyer

Antarctic QSL Cards
David Figg

Salisbury Competition
Ian Fuary Convenor

King George V and Kangaroo's Workshop
Michael Drury et al

Meter advertising slogans
richard Peck

Archives night

Airmails across the South Atlantic 1928 to 1940
Ed Wolf

Australian POW's in Europe WW II
Andrew Brockett

Paper Ephemera Group Display
D Collyer

President's Display

Local Postal History
Barbara Hancock and Richard Peck

Decimals Group Display
Ian Fuary

King George V Period
John Bozic

Services Available

Affiliated with

The Philatelic Association of NSW (Philas)

How To Get There

Philas House is near the southern end of Hyde Park, Whitlam Square, and Museum Station.
Public Transport
By rail to Museum Station and / or
Catch a bus bus to the first stop in Oxford Street from Central Station and Circular Quay.
By Car- Brisbane Street is one-way from Oxford Street to Goulburn Street. Limited street parking is available, or the Goulburn Street Public Car Park is two blocks away.


Contact Us

Postal Address: PO Box 227, Darlinghurst NSW 1300
Phone: (02) 9264 8406