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About the QPC

The Queensland Philatelic Council is the representative body for Queensland on the Australian Philatelic Federation. 

Its members consist of the majority of Queensland Stamp Clubs, some private collector members, many Stamp Dealers and Australia Post.

It was formed to take the place of the two previous organisations - the Queensland Stamp Promotion Council and the 

Philatelic Association of Queensland, when they were dissolved in November 1985.

Aims

To promote, advise on and develop all aspects of philately throughout Queensland and to provide State representation for the hobby within Australia 

as set out in the Australian Philatelic Federation Ltd. guidelines.

Objectives

To foster, support and promote the pastime, hobby, study of philately and stamp collecting.

To represent, promote and co-ordinate the mutual interests of all bodies and individuals in the    state who study, collect, write or have an interest in stamp collecting or philately.

To carry out research, provide services, raise funds and conduct exhibitions which may assist members and affiliated organisations.

To award the William Whyte Award which is to recognise a valued and hardworking member in the philatelic community within Queensland.
 
To be affiliated with the Australian Philatelic Federation Limited representing philately at National and International levels.

To encourage the formation of new philatelic groups and give all possible advice and materials for this purpose.

To encourage the practice of philatelic ethics.

To assist in maintaining and supplying accredited judges for local, State and National exhibitions.

Assistance with approved publications.


Meetings

The Queensland Philatelic Council meets on the First Wednesday of each month at QPC House
except for January and September when it meets on the Second Wednesday of the month.

18 Coolcrest Street Wynnum

Meetings commence at 7.30pm

The meeting dates are included in the "Diary" page of this website.