philatelic society of australia


About Us

  The Philatelic Society of Australia was first mentioned in journals in 18**. It went into recess about 1900, and it has held continuous meetings since 1911.

  We offer the following services to our members: information, interesting displays, auctions at each meeting, competitions, Christmas luncheon and the only daytime weekday meeting in Sydney.

  Library - We donated our library to The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS) and our members can borrow from this extensive library.

  Membership about 50 with attendance at each meeting being around 20.

  Tea or coffee with a biscuit provided. You may bring a sandwich and stay for lunch.

Affiliated with

The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS).




Sale by tender

Guest speakers

Meeting Time

3rd Wednesday of each month (except December) 10.30am to 12.30pm
(room opens at 10am)

Meeting Place

Philas House, 17 Brisbane Street Surry Hills NSW 2010


Contact Us

Secretary: Ilana Cohen
Phone: 0400238222
Postal Address: Philatelic Society of Australia, C/o Philas PO Box 220, DARLINGHURST 1300

Membership fees

Adults $5.00 p.a. (due in October)

(was $15.00 previously)

2022 Programme

February 16

NSW diadems 1856-1913 by Barbara Hancock

March 16 Euromed & Eurovision by Laurent Villong

April 20 - Plating of the 1d KGV by Robert Vadas

May 18 - Pacific naval campaigns April 

1914 to March 1915 by Peter Brigden

June 15 - From Malaya a "pot pourri" by 

Jeff Newman

July 20 - Norway 1855-2000 by Win Morehouse

August 17 - Sweden and Great Britain

mail connections to 1880 by Wayne


September 21 - Life is a beach, postal markings of Australian beach offices by 

Michael Nibbs

October 19 - Germany 1933-1945. Its postage stamps postmarks, postcards and covers by Frank B. Whitfield.

Also AGM and subs due.

November 15 - Cyril McColough trophy (members display)


Christmas Lunch (at 99 on York)?

December - no meeting

April 2022 Meeting

Robert Vadas PSA April 2022.jpg

Club page updated 20/4/2022

Robert Vadas displayed a selection of plating of the 1d KGV

Vadas page Apr 2022.jpg