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AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC TERRITORY

1957 - 2021

Updated: 13 October 2021





Product List Abbreviations


1957 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Definitive Issue
27 March 1957
Product List
Stamp List



1 - 2s.  Vestfold Hills & Map of Antarctic

1959 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Second Definitive Series
16 December 1959
Product List
Stamp List



1 - 5d. on 4d.     The South Magnetic Pole
2 - 8d. on 7½d.  Weasel Snow Tractor
3 - 1s.                  Dog Sled Team
4 - 2s.3d.            Emperor Penguins

1961 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
New Colour Definitive
5 July 1961
Product List
Stamp List



1 - 5d.  The South Magnetic Pole
50th Anniversary of the 1911 Antarctic Expedition
18 October 1961
Product List
Stamp List



2 - 5d.  Sir Douglas Mawson

1966 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
First Decimal Definitive Series
28 September 1966
Product List
Stamp List
 

  1 -      1c.  Aurora & Camera Dome
  2 -      2c.  Banding Penguins
  3 -      4c.  Ship & Iceberg
  4 -      5c.  Branding Elephant Seals
  5 -      7c.  Measuring Snow Strata
  6-     10c.  Wind Gauges
  7-     15c.  Weather Balloon
  8-     20c.  Helicopter
  9-     25c.  Radio Operator
10 -    50c.  Ice Compression Tests
11 - $1·00.  Parhelion (Mock sun)

1971 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
10th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty
23 June 1971
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -   6c.  Sastrugi (Wind Ridges)
2 - 30c.  Pancake Ice

1972 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Bicentenary of Cook's Circumnavigation of Antarctica
13 September 1972
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -   7c.  Capt. Cook, Sextant & Compass
2 - 35c.  Chart & HMS Resolution

1973 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Food Chains & Explorers' Aircraft
5 August 1973
Product List
Stamp List
   

  1 -       1c.  Plankton
  2 -       5c.  Mawson's Gypsy Moth
  3 -       7c.  Adélie Penguin
  4 -       8c.  Fox Gypsy Moth
  5 -       9c.  Leopard Seal
  6 -     10c.  Killer Whale
  7 -     20c.  Wandering Albatross
  8 -     25c.  Wilkins' Lockheed Vega
  9 -     30c.  Ellsworth's Northrop Gamma
10 -     35c.  Christensen's Avro Avian
11 -     50c.  Byrd's Ford Tri-motor
12 - $1·00.  Sperm Whale

1979 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Fifth Anniversary of the First Flight over the South Pole
20 June 1979
Product List
Stamp List
  Gummed Stamps
2 Sheets of 100.
1 - 20c.  Admiral Byrd & Map
2 - 55c.  Admiral Byrd & Antarctic Terrain
Ships of the Antarctic
29 August 1979
Product List
Stamp List
 

  1 -       1c.  Aurora
  2 -       2c.  Penola
  3 -       5c.  Thala Dan
  4 -     10c.  HMS Challenger
  5 -     15c.  Morning (error)
  6 -     15c.  Nimrod  (corrected)
  7 -     20c.  Discovery II
  8 -     22c.  Terra Nova
  9 -     25c.  Endurance
10 -     30c.  Fram
11 -     35c.  Nella Dan
12 -     40c.  Kista Dan
13 -     45c.  L'Astrolabe
14 -     50c.  Norvegia
15 -     55c.  Discovery
16 - $1·00.  HMS Resolution

1982 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Sir Douglas Mawson's Centenary
5 May 1982
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 27c.  Mawson & View
2 - 75c.  Mawson & Map

1983 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Regional Wildlife
6 April 1983
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 27c.  Light-mantled Sooty Albatross
2 - 27c.  King Cormorant
3 - 27c.  Southern Elephant-seal
4 - 27c.  Royal Penguin
5 - 27c.  Dove Prion
12th Antarctic Treaty Meeting, Canberra
7 September 1983
Product List
Stamp List
 

6-  27c.  Antarctic Scientist

1984 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Magnetic Pole Expedition
16 January 1984
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 30c.  Prismatic Compass & Dip Circle
2 - 85c.  Aneroid Barometer & Theodolite
Antarctic Scenes
18 July 1984
Product List
Stamp List
   

  3 -       2c.  Mawson Station
  4 -       5c.  Dog Team pulling Sledge
  5 -     10c.  MacRobertson Land
  6 -     15c.  Prince Charles Mountains
  7 -     20c.  Wilkes Land
  8 -     25c.  Sea-ice & Iceberg
  9 -     30c.  Mount Coates
10 -     33c.  Iceberg Alley, Mawson
11 -     36c.  Casey Station
12 -     45c.  Brash Ice
13 -     60c.  Casey Station
14 -     75c.  Coastline
15 -     85c.  Landing Strip
16 -     90c.  Pancake Ice
17 - $1·00.  Emperor Penguins

1986 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Treaty
17 September 1986
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 36c.  Prince Charles Mountains

1988 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Environment, Conservation, and Technology
20 July 1988
Product List
Stamp List
  Gummed Stamps
1 Composite Sheet
... 1 se-tenant strip of 5.

1 - 37c.  Hourglass Dolphins
2 - 37c.  Emperor Penguins
3 - 37c.  Crab-eater Seal
4 - 37c.  Adélie Penguins
5 - 37c.  Grey-headed Albatross

1989 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Landscape Paintings
14 June 1989
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 39c.  Antarctica
2 - 39c.  Iceberg Alley
3 - 60c.  Glacial Flow
4 - 80c.  Frozen Sea

1991 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
30th Anniversary of Antarctic Treaty
20 June 1991
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -      43c.  Southern Lights
2 -  $1·20.  RSV Aurora Australis

1992 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Wildlife
14 May 1992
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  Adélie Penguin
2 -     75c.  Elephant Seal
3 -     85c.  Northern Giant Petrel
4 -     95c.  Weddell Seal
5 - $1·00.  Royal Penguin
6 - $1·20.  Emperor Penguin
7 - $1·40.  Fur Seal
8 - $1·50.  King Penguin

1994 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Departure of Huskies from Antarctica
13 January 1994
Product List
Stamp List
   

1 -     45c.  Husky Head
2 -     75c.  Dogs Pulling Sledge
3 -     85c.  Husky in Harness
4 - $1.05.  Dogs on Leads

1995 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Whales & Dolphins
15 June 1995
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  Humpback Whales
2 -     45c.  Hourglass Dolphins
3 -     45c.  Minke Whales
4 -  $1·00. Killer Whale

1996 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Landform Paintings
16 May 1996
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  Rafting Sea Ice
2 -     45c.  Shadow on the Plateau
3 - $1·00.  Ice Cave
4 - $1·20.  Twelve Lake

1997 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
50th Anniversary of Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions
15 May 1997
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  Apple Huts
2 -     45c.  Tuning a Radio Receiver
3 -     95c.  Summer Surveying
4 - $1·05.  Scientists in Cage above Sea Ice
5 - $1·20.  Scientists & Tents  

1998 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Transport
5 March1998
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  MV Aurora Australis
2 -     45c.  Skidoo
3 - $1·00.  Helicopter lifting Quad Bike
4 - $2·00.  Hägglunds Tractor & Trailer

1999 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Restoration of Mawson's Huts, Cape Denison
13 May 1999
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     45c.  Sir Douglas Mawson
2 -     45c.  Huts in Blizzard
3 -     90c.  Husky Team
4 - $1·35.  Conservation in Progress

2000 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Penguins
24 July 2000
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 45c.  Emperor Penguin
2 - 45c.  Adélie Penguins

2001 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Centenary of Australian Antarctic Exploration
17 May 2001
Product List
Stamp List
 

  1 -   5c.  Adélie Penguins with Egg
  2 -   5c.  Physicist
  3 -   5c.  Nimrod (Shackleton)
  4 -   5c.  South Pole (1909)
  5 -   5c.  Geologists
  6 - 10c.  Early Radio Set
  7 - 10c.  Aircraft & Husky Team
  8 - 10c.  Sir Douglas Mawson
  9 - 10c.  BANZARE Expedition (1929-31)
10 - 10c.  Hoisting Union Jack 
11 - 25c.  Hoisting Australian Flag (1948)
12 - 25c.  Hägglunds & Helicopter
13 - 25c.  Aurora Australis over Casey
14 - 25c.  Scientist & Weather Balloon
15 - 25c.  Modern Antarctic Clothing
16 - 45c.  Supply Ship & Penguins
17 - 45c.  Taking Ice Samples
18 - 45c.  Using Satellite Phone
19 - 45c.  Weddell Seal & Tourists
20 - 45c.  Satellite Photo of Antarctica
Endangered Species: Leopard Seals
11 September 2001
Product List
Stamp List
 

22 - 45c.  Female & Pup on Ice
23 - 45c.  Male chasing Penguins
24 - 45c.  Female & Pup Underwater
25 - 45c.  Adult chasing Seals Underwater

2002 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Research
2 July 2002
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 45c.  Light Detection
2 - 45c.  Magnified Diatom
3 - 45c.  Wandering Albatross
4 - 45c.  Adélie Penguin  

2003 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Antarctic Supply Ships
15 April 2003
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     50c.  Kista Dan
2 -     50c.  Magga Dan
3 - $1·00.  Thala Dan
4 - $1·45.  Nella Dan

2004 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
50th Anniversary of Mawson Station
13 February 2004
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -    50c.  Naming Ceremony (1954)
2 -    50c.  Mawson Station (2004)
3 - $1·00.  Accommodation Block (1950s)
4 - $1·45.  Emperor Penguin Rockery

2005 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Aviation in the Australian Antarctic Territory
6 September 2005
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     50c.  Hughes 500 Helicopter
2 -     50c.  De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver
3 - $1·00.  Pilatus PC-6 Porter
4 - $1·45.  Douglas DC-3 & Dakota C-47

2006 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Fish of the Australian Antarctic Territory
1 August 2006
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     50c.  Mackerel Icefish
2 -     50c.  Lanternfish
3 - $1·00.  Eaton's Skate
4 - $1·00.  Patagonian Toothfish

2007 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Endangered Species: Royal Penguins
7 August 2007
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     50c.  Royal Penguins
2 -     50c.  Penguin with Egg
3 - $1·00.  Penguins Sparring
4 - $1·00.  Pair Snuggling Together

2008 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
International Polar Year
16 September 2008
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     55c.  Astronomy
2 -     55c.  Sea Ice Physics
3 - $1·10.  Marine Biology
4 - $1·10.  Climate Project

2009 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Centenary of the First Expedition to the South Magnetic Pole
8 January 2009
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     55c.  Unloading Nimrod
2 -     55c.  Towing Provisions on Sledge
3 - $1·10.  Northern Party Camp
4 - $1·10.  Raising Union Jack at Pole
Preserve the Polar Regions & Glaciers
4 March 2009
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 -     55c.  Snow Petrel
6 - $2·05.  Jade Iceberg
Species at Risk
4 August 2009
Product List
Stamp List
 

7 - 55c.  Subantarctic Fur Seal

2010 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Macquarie Island
26 October 2010
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     60c.  Silver-leaf Daisy
2 -     60c.  Southern Elephant Seal
3 - $1·20.  Mawson Point Stacks
4 - $1·20.  Caroline Cove

2011 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Icebergs
7 June 2011
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - 60c.  Greenish Iceberg
2 - 60c.  Flat-Topped Iceberg
3 - 60c.  Dark Iceberg
4 - 60c.  Ridged Iceberg
Centenary of the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1
2 August 2011
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 - 60c. SY Aurora (Hobart 1911)
6 - 60c. Capt. J. Davis
7 - 60c. On Antarctic Voyage
8 - 60c. At Macquarie Island
9 - 60c. Island Birdlife
World Wide Fund for Nature: 50 Years
30 August 2011
Product List
Stamp List
 

10 - 60c. Southern Elephant Seal

2012 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Dr. Phillip Law: Antarctic Explorer
6 March 2012
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     60c.  Phillip Law
2 - $1·20.  Snow, Helicopter, & Map
3 - $1·80.  Researches, Flag, & Map
Centenary of the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition 2
4 September 2012
Product List
Stamp List
 

4 -     60c.  Main Hut, Cape Denison
5 -     60c.  Xavier Mertz
6 -     60c.  Belgrave Ninnis
7 - $1·20.  SY Aurora
8 - $1·20.  Unloading Supplies

2013 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Australian Antarctic Territory Mountains
12 March 2013
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     60c.  Mt. Parsons
2 -     60c.  Mawson Escarpment
3 - $1·20.  South Masson Range
4 - $1·20.  David Range
Centenary of the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition 3
10 September 2013
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 -     60c.  Winter Blizzard
6 -     60c.  Recording Wind Speed
7 -     60c.  Seal & Petrel
8 - $1·20.  Walter Hannam
9 - $1·20.  Frank Wild

2014 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Centenary of the 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition 4
18 February 2014
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     60c.  Scientific Research
2 -     60c.  Expedition Members
3 -     60c.  Douglas Mawson
4 - $1.20.   Motor Launch
5 - $1.20.  Filming the SY "Aurora"
Era of the Husky
9 September 2014
Product List
Stamp List
 

6 -     70c.  Husky Dog
7 -     70c.  Husky Dog
8 - $1·40.  Husky Team
9 - $1·40.  Husky Team

2015 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Colours of the Australian Antarctic Territory
26 May 2015
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 -     70c.  Sunset
2 -     70c.  Research Station
3 - $1·40.  Sunrise
4 - $1·40.  Sun Pillars
The Dogs that Saved Macquarie Island
9 September 2015
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 -     70c.  Springer Spaniel
6 -     70c.  Labrador
7 - $1·40.  Flowers & Handler
8 - $1·40.  Spaniel & Labrador

2016 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Hurley's Journey: 1914-16
21 June 2016
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - $1·00.  Weddell Sea
2 - $1·00.  Ice-Bound
3 - $2·00.  Ocean Camp
4 - $2·00.  Rescue Mission
5 - $3·00.  At Work
Ice Flowers
20 September 2016
Product List
Stamp List
 

6 - $1·00.  Blossoms
7 - $1·00.  Ferns
8 - $2·00.  Forest
9 - $3·00.  Ice Towers 

2017 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
East Antarctic Deep Sea Creatures
7 March 2017
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - $1·00.  Antarctic Sea Star
2 - $1·00.  Antarctic Neosquid
3 - $2·00.  Pogonophryne ssp. & Pink Anemone
4 - $2·00.  Dorid Nudibranch & Deep Sea Bryozoan
Australian Antarctic Territory Cultural Heritage
19 September 2017
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 - $1·00.  Aneroid Barometer
6 - $1·00.  Territorial Proclamation
7 - $2·00.  Snow Weasel

2018 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Crabeater Seals
27 March 2018
Product List
Stamp List
 

1 - $1·00.  Mother & Pup
2 - $1·00.  Seal Diving
3 - $2·00.  Family Group
4 - $2·00.  Seal on the Ice
RSV Aurora Australis
25 September 2018
Product List
Stamp List
 

5 - $1·00.  At Sea
6 - $1·00.  Researching Adélie Penguins
7 - $2·00.  In High Seas
8 - $2·00.  Aerial View

2019 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Casey Research Station: Fifty Years
26 March 2019
Product List List
Stamp List
 

1 - $1·00.  Short Core Drilling, 2013
2 - $1·00.  Casey Repstat, 1971
3 - $2·00.  Field Camp, 2013
4 - $2·00.  Casey Station, 2015
Mapping the Australian Antarctic Territory
20 August 2019
Product List List
Stamp List
 

5 - $1·00.  Douglas Mawson, 1911
6 - $1·00.  Department of the Interior, 1939
7 - $2·00.  Division of National Mapping, 1971
8 - $2·00.  Australian Antarctic Division, 1993

2020 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Wyatt Earp 1948 Expedition
31 March 2020
Product List List
Stamp List
     
Gummed Stamps
3 Sheetlets of 10.
1 Miniature Sheet of 3.

1 - $1·10.  HMAS Wyatt Earp
2 - $1·10.  RAAF Vought Kingfisher
3 - $3·30.  Lowering the Floatplane
RSV Nuyina
29 September 2020
Product List List
Stamp List
       
Gummed Stamps
4 Sheets of 50.
1 Miniature Sheet of 4.

4 - $1·10.  Science Platform
5 - $1·10.  State-of-the-Art Design
6 - $2·20.  Southern Lights
7 - $2·20.  Icebreaker

2021 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
Arts Fellowship
16 March 2021
Product List List
Stamp List
       
Gummed Stamps
4 Sheets of 50.
1 Miniature Sheet of 4.

1 - $1·10.  Music Performance
2 - $1·10.  Painting
3 - $2·20.  Sound Recording
4 - $1·10.  Science Platform
Lichens
5 October 2021
Product List List
Stamp List
       
Gummed Stamps
4 Sheets of 50.
1 Miniature Sheet of 4.

5 - $1·10.  Buellia frigida
6 - $1·10.  Xanthoria mawsonii
7 - $2·20.  Umbilicaria decussata
8 - $3·30.  Xanthoria elegans

2022 STAMP ISSUES
Stamps of Australian Antarctic Territory Listed by Date and Numbered on a Yearly Basis
  Product List
Stamp List
 
 
  Product List
Stamp List
  Gummed Stamps
Sheet of 50 (#
Composite Sheet of 50 (#
... se-tenant strips pairs blocks of
... decorative gutter strip of 10.
Sheet of 50 (#
Sheetlet of 10 (#
Miniature Sheet of
Prestige Booklet.
Self-adhesive Stamps
Booklet of 10 (#
Chequebook of 20 Booklets.
Booklet of 20 (#
Chequebook of 20 Booklets.
Sheetlet of 5 (#
Chequebook of 20 Sheetlets.
Roll of 100 (#
Roll of 200 (#
Prestige Booklet.


 


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