THE philatelic society of nsw


The Daytime meetings at PHILAS House have resumed.

Please contact the Chatswood and China Study groups for information on their possible opening dates.

Daytime Meeting

4th Saturday of each month (except December) at 2:00 pm in:

  Philas House

  17 Brisbane Street

   Surry Hills  NSW  2010

2020 Programme  -  Daytime

27 June

  Display:  Flag Cancellations of

                 the World by Tim Schofield

25 July

  Group display:  Aerophilately

22 August

  Display:  New Hebrides

                 by John Gibson

26 September

  Display:  Republic of China

                 by the China Study Group

28 November

  AGM and President's display

The Postal History Group


meets at:

  Dougherty Community Centre

  7 Victor Street


on the 3rd Tuesday of the odd

months at 7.30 pm.

  Convenor: Dr G. Lewis
  Email: glewis@custom­

2020 Programme - Evening

23 July  (Thursday)

  Group display:  Interrupted Mail, Wars,

                            Accidents, Missent

15 September

  Group display:  Meter Mail

17 November

  Group display:  Commemorative Post-

                            marks and Stationery

                            before 1946

The China Study Group
meets at:

  Philas House

  17 Brisbane Street

  Surry Hills  NSW  2010

at 7.30 pm on the 4th Monday

of selected months.

  Chairman: Garry Francis
  PO Box 258

  Earlwood  NSW  2206

2020 Programme

  and more details here.


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Philas House



Photos from our 27 June 2020 meeting:

   We were the first club to meet in PHILAS House after the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions.

   Members enjoyed Tim Schofield's display of Flag Cancellations of the World while being careful to observe social distancing and hand hygiene.


President Stephen Browne

chaired the meeting.


Membership fees

Membership fees are due 1 January each year.

Within Australia:

  Basic membership $10.00

  China Study Group membership

  included if required.

Members overseas:

  Basic subscription $20.00

  Please make cheques payable to the 

Society in Australian Dollars.
  Post to the Society's P O Box (see address).

  MasterCard or Visa also welcome.

About Us

   Most of our members are advanced or intermediate collectors. Our members have wide collecting interests, not just Australia. If you collect something other than Australia, you will probably find our club the best place to meet collectors who can help you build up your collection.
  Some of the areas where there are many knowledgeable members include:

 Postal history                     Military mail

 Commercially Oriented Aerophilately

 China               Africa        Great Britain

 United States

Contact Us

The Secretary

Philatelic Society of NSW

PO Box 220

Affiliated with

The Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS)





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