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1965 Issues
The initials NPB below stand for Note Printing Branch

Early Navigators Definitives
Part 4

Watermark 47 (C of A)
Designer: Walter Jardine - Engraver: E.R.M. Jones - Printer: NPB
This release was issued in 4 Parts, Part 1, 1963; Part 2 & Part 3, 1964; Part 4, 1965 (below), these stamps were also re-issued in February, 1966 for the Decimal currency release, then again in March, 1999 for the Australia 99 Stamp Expo.
Issued 14 January with perforation 14¼ x 14

166-1-2 10/- Maroon Matthew Flinders, White Paper
166-1-2 SPEC 10/- Maroon SPECIMEN on White Paper

50th Anniversary of Anzac
Designer: Carl Andrew - Engraver: E.R.M. Jones - Printer: NPB
Design shows Simpson & his donkey on all three stamps, this design was based on the Simpson Statue by Wallace Anderson at the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, the three colours were chosen to represent: Khaki for the Army; Blue for the Navy; Maroon for the Victoria Cross, symbolising sacrifice & heroism.
Issued 14 April with perforation 14 x 14¼

180-1-1 5d Khaki Simpson Statue;
180-2-1 8d Blue Simpson Statue;
180-3-1 2/3 Maroon Simpson Statue

Australian Birds Definitives
Part 3

Designer: Betty Temple-Watts - Printer: NPB
This issue was released in 1964 & 1965 in 4 parts, Part 1, March, 1964; Part 2, August, 1964; Part 3, April, 1965 (below); Part 4, July,1965 (six listings down the page).
Issued 21 April with perforation as below
 
174-1-1 2/- Golden Whistler, perforation 13½x13¾;
176-1-1 2/6 Scarlet Robin, perforation 13¼x13½;
177-1-1 3/- Straw-necked Ibis, perforation 13½x13¾

Centenary of the International Telecommunications Union
Designer: George Hamori - Printer: NPB
This design incorporates the fundamentals of communications a Transmission Mast and a Satellite, spanning the Globe itself.
Issued 10 May with perforation 13½ x 13¼

181-1-1 5d Blue/Brown/Orange/Black

Commemoration of the Life of Sir Winston Churchill
Designer: Adapted by P.E. Morris - Engraver: P.E. Morris - Printer: NPB
Design was based on the "Angry Lion" portrait by Canadian Photographer, Yousuf Karsh.
Issued 24 May with perforation 13½ x 13¼

182-1-1 5d Blue, Black & Grey Sir Winston Churchill

Centenary of the Birth of General Sir John Monash
Designers: Owen Foulkes (portrait), Wes Walters (background) - Printer: NPB
Design shows a portrait of General Monash with Power lines in the background
Issued 23 June with perforation 13¼ x 13½

183-1-1 5d Red/Black/Yellow/Tan General Sir John Monash

Royal Definitive Issue
Issue 2, Part 1

Designer: adapted by P.E. Morris - Engraver: P.E. Morris - Printer: NPB
This stamp was redesigned from the 5d Royal Visit stamp (156-1-1), but in a smaller format, there was a standard issue in 5d Green & Red, plus a number of Imperforate Pairs in Green (these came from uncut booklet panes) & 3 different imperforate singles in all Booklet stamps, the 5d Green Booklet stamps (released 17 June, 1964) & 5d Red stamps (released 30 June, 1965 (below) and the 5d Red Booklet stamps (released 13 July, 1965, (next listing down the page), these were issued in 5/- or 60d Booklets of 12 stamps, these stamps could be Imperforate on either left or right & top or bottom (two sides) & also top or bottom only (one side), broken down into 2 Issues of 4 Parts, Issue 1, Part 1, 1963; Issue 1, Part 2, 1964; Issue 2, Part 1, 1965 (below); Issue 2, Part 2, 1965 (next listing).
Issued 30 June with perforation 14¾ x 14

162-2-1 5d Red Queen Elizabeth

Royal Definitive Issue
Issue 2, Part 2

Designer: adapted by P.E. Morris - Engraver: P.E. Morris - Printer: NPB
This stamp was redesigned from the 5d Royal Visit stamp (156-1-1), but in a smaller format, there was a standard issue in 5d Green & Red, plus a number of Imperforate Pairs in Green (these came from uncut booklet panes) & 3 different imperforate singles in all Booklet stamps, the 5d Green Booklet stamps (released 17 June, 1964) & 5d Red Booklet stamps (released 13 July, 1965 (below), these were issued in 5/- or 60d Booklets of 12 stamps, these stamps could be Imperforate on either left or right & top or bottom (two sides) & also top or bottom only (one side), broken down into 2 Issues of 4 Parts, Issue 1, Part 1, 1963; Issue 1, Part 2, 1964; Issue 2, Part 1, 1965 (above); Issue 2, Part 2, 1965 (below).
Issued 13 July with perforation 14¾ x 14/Imperforate

162-2-2 5d Red Queen Elizabeth, Imperforate one side

Australian Birds Definitives
Part 4

Designer: Betty Temple-Watts - Printer: NPB
This issue was released in 1964 & 1965 in 4 parts, Part 1, March, 1964; Part 2, August, 1964; Part 3, April, 1965 (six listings up); Part 4, July,1965 (below).  This was actually the first printing of this stamp, but the Harrison white paper was released first, this issue was supplied on the 7 July, but not released until the 15th.
Issued 15 July with perforation 13½ x 13¾

175-1-2 2/5 Blue Wren on Cream Paper

50th Anniversary of the Death of Lawrence Hargrave
Designer: George Hamori - Printer: NPB
This issue shows a portrait of Lawrence Hargrave & a Flying Boat.
Issued 4 August with perforation 13¼ x 13½

184-1-1 5d Sepia/Yellow/Brown/Purple/Black

International Year of Co-operation
Designer: H. Fallu - Printer: NPB
This issue was based on the United Nations I. C. Y. Committee suggestion, showing clasped hands surrounded by a wreath of friendship.
Issued 1 September with perforation 13¼ x 13½

185-1-1 2/3 Blue & Green

King George VI New Low Value Definitives
Part 6
Emergency Printing

Designer: Frank D. Manley Engraver: E.R.M. Jones - Printer: NPB
This release shows a 2/6 stamp, based on a photograph by Roy Dunstan, the image is of a central Australian Aboriginal named "One Pound Jimmy", he was named this as each time he was asked how much he charged to perform a task he replied, "One pound, Boss", his Aboriginal name was Gwoya Jungarai, he died on 28 March, 1965, while on walkabout on the Narweitooma cattle station, west of Alice Springs, although being advanced in years (over 70) his actual age was never known.  There were 5 Issues of 11 Parts to this release; Part 1, Issue 1, 1950; Part 1 Issue 2, 1951; Part 1, Issue 3, 1952; Part 2, 1952; Part 3, Issue 1, 1950; Part 3, Issue 2, 1951; Part 3, Issue 3, 1956; Part 3, Issue 4, 1959; Part 4, 1957; Part 5, 1964; Part 6, 1965 (below).
Issued Mid October with perforation 14½

69-2-4 2/6 Sepia One Pound Jimmy on White Paper

Christmas 1965
Designer: John Mason - Printer: NPB
This stamp shows a close up of Joseph, Mary & the baby Jesus in a Nativity scene.
Issued 20 October with perforation 13¼ x 13½

186-1-1 5d Blue/Gold/Brown/Black Nativity Scene