About The WAPC

The Western Australian Philatelic Council Inc. (WAPC) helps to
coordinate the activities and promotion of the hobby of stamp
collecting within Western Australia.

The Council meets monthly; its members represent philatelic
societies, stamp clubs, stamp dealers and interested individuals.

The objectives of the WAPC include:

  • Bringing into accord the aims and activities of all stamp clubs and
    philatelic societies in WA; promoting good fellowship and mutual cooperation.
  • Giving assistance to philatelic organisations through the provision
    of finance and supply of display frames.
  • Protecting the interests of philatelic groups and their members by providing state-wide Public and Product Liability Insurance for the clubs and Volunteer Workers Insurance for the members.
  • Encouraging and supporting the formation of new philatelic groups.
    Providing advice and materials for this purpose, on request.
  • Raising finances in order to promote and foster stamp collecting.
  • Liaising with Australia Post and the philatelic trade for the benefit
    of stamp collectors.
  • Representing the interests of organised philately, positively and
    effectively, to community and government organisations.

Council projects include:

  • Philatelic workshops
  • Organising speakers and displays for club meetings
  • Stamping WA booklet
  • Administration of the Hasluck Award
  • Listing of philatelic literature that is available for loan
  • Swan River Stamp Show (held annually)
  • Encouraging research into the postal history of Western Australia
  • Defibrillator available for all philatelic functions.

The Council is the WA philatelist’s representative body to the
Australian Philatelic Federation (APF), which is a member of the
Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) and the Federation of Inter-Asian Philately (FIAP).

Further information about benefits and services for affiliated / member WA clubs and societies is provided on the next page.  Click here.

For more information regarding the hobby of stamp collecting in Western Australia, contact the Council via:

Glen: 0419 468 528

Postal address:
PO Box 886

Click to download a copy of the WAPC Constitution:
WAPC Constitution (18 April 2021)