Maps Featured on Australia Nostalgic Fruit Labels Issue

Australia 2016-06-07

The June 7, 2016 Australia Post issue of “Nostalgic Fruit Labels” contains two stamps featuring both a map of Australia and one of Tasmania. The issue contains four $1 AUD denominated stamps, as either gummed or self-adhesives. The designs across either type appear to be the same. Cartophilatelists will be interested in […]

Australia Post Issues “Maps of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands” Set

Australia Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 2014-06-24

On June 24, 2014 Austraila Post issued a set of four map stamps depicting the Cocos (Keeling) islands from different periods during the islands’ history. The first European sighting of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands is thought to have been in 1609, by Englishman Captain William Keeling of the East […]

Background Map on Queensland 150 Years Mini-sheet

Australia Post issued two single stamps and a mini-sheet on June 9, 2009 to mark 150 years of Queensland’s independence from New South Wales in December 1859. The design on the 55c stamp depicts the Queensland outback, and windmill along with a night view of Queensland Parliament House. The $2.75 stamp shows the […]

Antarctic Map on AAT Polar Regions and Glaciers Mini-sheet

On March 4, 2009, Australia Post issued a set of two stamps and a mini-sheet for the Australian Antarctic Territory. The stamp set, part of a world wide initiative involving more than thirty postal administrations was formed to show the importance of preserving the worlds polar regions and glaciers. The two single stamps in the […]