The Philatelic Association of New South Wales Inc.

PHILAS House is open

All regular activities, including club meetings, have now resumed with COVID-Safe practices observed.

The COVID-Safe requirements which must be observed by all volunteers and visitors to PHILAS House are spelt out here.

PHILAS  Auction  137

13 March 2021

 This auction will be conducted by absentee bidding only.  Bids will be accepted up to 3.00 pm on Friday 12 March.

     For full details use the 'Auction' button above.

Philas House

News  headlines:

  • The January 2021 PHILAS News newsletter has now been published. Use the button at top of page to read it in full colour.   Please advise local club news etc for the next newsletter to the link at the bottom of this page by Friday 26 March 2021.

  • The annual Philas Awards were presented at the AGM on 28th November.  Award details here.

  • PHILAS House has a new security system - see details below.

  • A number of clubs have resumed meetings and have advised their 2021 programmes.  See the club pages for details.

  • AusVipex 2020, a virtual online stamp exhibition, is now displaying the entries received.  See details below.

  • The latest report on Stamp Exhibitions, including results, cancellations and rescheduling can be read from the link on the PDC page (use the PDC menu button at top of screen).

  • Results of the two-part Philas postal auction no. 136 held in October and November 2020 can be read on the Auction page - use the button above.

  • Philas is always looking for volunteers.  Print off a recruiting pamphlet here and distribute it to your fellow collectors.


  PHILAS House now has a state-of-the-art security system with multiple cameras on every floor and covering the entrance areas.  The views from the cameras can be monitored in real time and can be viewed as recordings for at least a month afterwards.  It is also possible to get close-ups of anything recorded by the cameras.

  This increased security will be a great help during the auctions and on auction viewing days.


AusVipex 2020

  This Australia-wide virtual one-frame stamp exhibition now has the entries received on display at .  See what some of your fellow  Australian stamp collectors have to show you!

Philas President Lionel Savins

& Secretary Barbara Hancock.

See the Association's Objectives and learn more about the Association's history here.

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Website last updated 24 January 2021