About the Newcastle Philatelic Society

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The Newcastle Philatelic Society was formed over 100 years ago during 1918.

The Society promotes the enjoyment of the hobby of Stamp Collecting for all in the Newcastle area, whether a junior, adult beginner or an advanced collector. Membership is open to persons over 16 years of age.

The meetings and membership offers

  • Displays of collections with commentaries
  • Opportunities from time to time to view highlights from some of Australia’s leading stamp collections.
  • Opportunities for members to display portions of their own collections and build up experience at displaying
  • Advancement of members philatelic knowledge
  • Fellowship of other collectors
  • Special auction and swap and sale nights
  • A Newsletter that is published four times per year
  • Access to life-long collectors who are willing to answer your stamp questions.

Come along to a meeting as our guest and see for yourself. You will be glad you did.

Monthly meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 2:00pm.

Stamp Auction and Swap and Sale Nights are on hold until COVID-19 restrictions are eased –refer to Coming Events for revised dates.

Daytime meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month (except December) 2:00pm.

Membership fees

Joining Fee: $3.50
Annual Fee: City members (those residing within 40 km of Newcastle Post office) $15.00, country members $10.00

Contact Us

Secretary: John Moore
Postal Address: PO Box 34, JESMOND 2299
Email: moore.john@optusnet.com.au