2021 Programme

11 January

   This meeting had to be cancelled.

  8 February

   Display:  Princess Diana, part 1

               by S Sassine

  8 March

   Display:  King George V printing flaws

               by Ted Lean

   and Alex Marks 2020 club competition

12 April

   Easter meeting - auction & BBQ after

10 May

   Display:  Hawaii by Michael


14 June

   Display:  Princess Diana, part 2

               by S Sassine

12 July

   Club Competition evening

About Us

Founded in 1976, our members are drawn from all over the Cumberland District (Smithfield, Fairfield, Cabramatta and Liverpool). We are a member of the Philatelic Association of NSW Inc. (Philas).

We meet at the Brenan Park Community Hall at Smithfield on the 2nd Monday of each month. We have around 40 members with a regular attendance of 15 – 20 per month. Our monthly sale by tender is very popular with buyers and sellers, as we do not charge commissions.

“Members Choice” competitions (6+ pages) are held three times per year.

Our December competition, “The Alex Marks Memorial Shield” is dedicated to one of our founders, Mr Alex Marks.

Our monthly meetings include a raffle for a stamp album, stock book or philatelic accessories.

The attendance raffle is for an Australia Post Year Book awarded at the December meeting.

Sponsorship to financial members (after a qualifying period) is offered for entry for state or national exhibitions to the Bronze level.

The Philas Crown Agents collection is accessible through Philas.




Sale by tender

Exchange or circuit books

Guest speakers

Loan of philatelic accessories


  The Club runs an Inter-Club competition with Parramatta Philatelic Society and also sponsors the Annual Inter-Club Competition  at PHILAS House on the October Open Day.

See photos of earlier club meetings in our Photo Gallery.

  6 August

   We visit Parramatta for inter-club


  9 August

   Display:  Eurovision Song Contest 

               by Laurent Villoing

13 September

   Other Hobbies Night

11 October

   AGM - 7.00 pm start;  BBQ after

16 October

   Inter-clubs competition at Philas House

  8 November

   Display:  Worldwide Covers, part 11

              by Alfred Grech

  6 December

   Alex Marks 2021 club competition

   (material shown in January is ineligible)

Contact Us

Public Officer and Treasurer: Mr Alfred Grech

Secretary: Robert Layzelle

Phone:      9629-2454

Postal Address:


Public Officer: Mr Alfred Grech – 9726 1962

Membership fees              

Adults $2.00 p.a., Juniors: 20 cents p.a.

Affiliated with

Philatelic Association of NSW (PHILAS)

Meeting Time

2nd Monday of each month including January. Commences 7:30pm – 9:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm)

Meeting Place

The Brenan Park Community Hall, Bourke Street, Smithfield, NSW 2164 (at the “T” Intersection with Charles Street). (see map below ).

Wheelchair access available.

Good security lighting and adequate carpark facilities available.

Travelling by car is recommended because the venue is not convenient to a railway station.



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The Alex Marks Memoral Shield

  Salem Sassine accepting his Certificate for his display Princess Diana 1 from Robert Layzell.

   Note: this display has about 2,500 sheets.  Salem is happy to display at your Club - why not approach him to arrange a date?


Ted Lean (on right) receives his display certificate from Robert Layzelle for the presentation of King George V printing flaws in March 2021.


  Robert Layzell and George Petridis winners of the Alex Marks Philatelic Annual Competition for 2020, re-scheduled for February 2021.