Like PHILAS in NSW, the following
State associations are affiliated to the Australian Philatelic Federation
Philatelic events are organised by the ACT Philatelic Development Council. The club for local collectors is the Philatelic Society of Canberra.
The Queensland Philatelic Council is the parent body for local stamp collectors' clubs in Queensland.
The South Australian Philatelic Council is the parent body for local stamp collectors' clubs in South Australia and the Northern Territory.
The Tasmanian Stamp Council links the four stamp collectors' clubs in Tasmania - at Hobart, Launceston, Devenport and Glenorchy.
The Victorian Philatelic Council coordinates philatelic events in Victoria and provides links to the affiliated clubs.
The Western Australian Philatelic Council coordinates events promoting stamp collecting in Western Australia and provides links to the affiliated clubs.
Other Useful Links
Fédération Internationale de Philatélie (F.I.P.)
The FIP is the international body to which all national associations are affiliated. Details of international stamp exhibitions can be found here.
Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (F.I.A.P.)
A non-profit and non-political federation of national philatelic associations in Asia and Australasia. Details of stamp exhibitions in the Asia-Pacific region can be found here.
The official site of Australia's postal authority.
The three dealers' associations in Australia are:
Australian Philatelic Traders' Association (A.P.T.A.)
Stamp & Coin Dealers' Association of Australasia (S.C.D.A.A.)
New Zealand Philatelic Federation
This site has details of national events in New Zealand and provides links to all stamp collectors' clubs throughout the country. There is also an interesting news-letter.
New Zealand Post Philatelic Bureau
Buy New Zealand stamps and other products here and link to other NZ Post services.
British Society of Australian Philately
Members of this Society are very active researching Australian stamps and publishing an excellent journal.