PHILATELIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
The NSW Philatelic Development Council has awarded Mal Nicholson the PDC Medal for his work with young stamp collectors over the last 30 years.
Mal's response to receiving the Award, and a history of his youth work, can be read here .
PDC Office Holders 2020 / 2021
The PDC office holders are elected annually at the AGM.
The current PDC Officers are:
Council Chair Ed Wolf
Deputy Council Chair Lionel Savins
Council Secretary Linda Lee
Philatelic Development Officer: Metropolitan David Collyer
Philatelic Development Office: Country Ed Wolf
Youth Development Officer John Pearson
Committee Members Yung Benson
David Collyer and Ed Wolf are the PDC Councillors on the
PHILAS Executive Council for 2020 / 2021.
Ed Wolf has been awarded the Australian Philatelic Research Award by the APF for his work on Aerophilately.
The Citation to the APF included Ed's most recent work:
" Ed’s most recent work has been connected with the surveys that laid the way for the participants in the 1919 England-Australia air race between Calcutta and Darwin and within Australia. Material for the Borton - Ross Smith survey from Calcutta to Timor was based on records from the Public Record Office at Kew.
Material for the Lloyd land survey from Sydney to Darwin was based on material from digitalised Newspaper recorded from the National Library of Australia."
The PDC has responsibility for all State and National philatelic exhibitions in NSW. The PDC can provide assistance to exhibitors on request and arrange NSW members for Challenges held at National Shows. The monthly philatelic exhibitions report on all philatelic exhibitions prepared by David Collyer is posted on the PDC website (see link in box above).
The National Stamp Exhibition held in Sydney every four years is organised by the PDC. This is a general view of the 2019 Exhibition held at the Hurstville sports stadium.