philatelic society of australia
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.
The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS).
Sale by tender
3rd Wednesday of each month (except December) 10.30am to 12.30pm
(room opens at 10am)
As Philas is moving in January 2023 will list a new meeting place soon.
Secretary: Ilana Cohen
Postal Address: Philatelic Society of Australia, C/o Philas PO Box 220, DARLINGHURST 1300
Adults $10.00 p.a. (due in October)
(was $15.00 previously)
November 2022 Meeting
18 January Meeting CANCELLED
because of pending re-
location of Philas House.
15 February Display: WWII Comfort
Fund Covers by Andrew Brockett
15 March Display: French Red Cross
by Jane Wallace
20 April Display: Falkland Islands
by Peter Brigden
19 May Display: Western Australian
Airmails by Ed Wolf
21 June Display: Postal Markings from
Australian Island Offices
by Michael Nibbs
19 July Display: Flowers by Linda Lee
16 August Display: New Zealand
Antarctic by Graeme Morriss
20 September Display: Defeat and
Despair: Germany 1919-1932
by Frank B. Whitfield (also AGM)
18 October Display: Faroe Islands from
1957 by Win Morehouse
15 November Cyril McCoulogh trophy,
members display and lunch
Cyril McColough trophy (members display)
Frank B Whitfield (pictured) was the winner of the trophy for 2020. 2021 was won by Andrew Brockett and Brian Philpot and 2022 was Jeffrey Newman.
Club page updated 16/1/2023